Mr Sal Rassam



GMC number: 3220481

Practising since: 1985



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  • Alternate Wednesdays 13:00 to 17:30
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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.

Other interests

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

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Sal Rassam at Nuffield Health

  • Photodynamic therapy (PDT)
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Fluorescein angiography
  • Uveitis
  • Drooping eyelids (Ptosis correction)
  • YAG Capsulotomy
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Lacrimal surgery
  • Visual Fields

Locations Mr Sal Rassam works with

Related experience


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


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

Other posts held

  • Nuffield Health Chichester Hospital

Insurers Mr Sal Rassam works with

Mr Sal Rassam works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • 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.