Mr Sal Rassam



Mr Sal Rassam qualified from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He gained his ophthalmic experience at various specialist hospitals in London. There he culminated his General Ophthalmic experience in disease of the eye and the latest Microsurgical Techniques in Cataract and Anterior Segment Surgery. He also undertook a year fellowship in Disease of the Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. A centre renowned for its excellence in bringing recent advances from different parts of the continent. He strives to keep up-to-date with latest research and techniques.

He spent 15 years as a consultant at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust where he setup a state of the art Retina Unit at Worthing Hospital in West Sussex, UK. As part of a continuum, he is active in research on disease of the retina in particular Age Related Macular Degeneration.

He is a member of the “European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons” where he shares his knowledge and experience with other leading surgeons in Europe in the field of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.


  • Wednesday PM


Current posts

  • Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital


Other interests

  • Anterior Segment and Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Age Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diseases of the Vitreous and Retina
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Member of

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • European Vitreoretinal Society
  • British and Eire Vitreoretinal Surgeons


Mr Rassam obtained his MD degree from research on Diabetic Eye Disease. He has written over 30 publications on different aspects of eye disease.


Mr Sal Rassam works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

Mr Sal Rassam does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Sal Rassam does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Sal Rassam does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.