Mr Giuseppe Morassi
MD, MSc PhD(c)
Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal surgeon
Area of expertise
Trauma and Orthopaedics
Complex spine surgery
Minimally invasive surgery
General Medical Council
British Association of Spine Surgeons
North American Spine Society
Mr Morassi is a Consultant Complex Spine Surgeon at the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. After completing his CCT in Trauma and Orthopaedics in Greece, he embarked on a two-year Fellowship at the internationally renowned Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery (CSSS) based at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham.
After completing his fellowship, he was appointed as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon in the same unit – one of the biggest and busiest spinal units in the UK - where he was privileged to work with leading figures in the field of spinal surgery.
He has gained significant surgical experience and is able to deal with a variety of spinal pathologies including congenital and degenerative spinal conditions, spinal infections, spinal trauma, spinal tumours and spinal deformity. Mr Morassi has developed a special interest in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) and endoscopic (keyhole) surgery to the spine.
Mr Morassi is a keen researcher with numerous papers published in peer-reviewed international journals and numerous presentations in national and international conferences. He has been an investigator in international multicentre clinical trials.
He has completed an MSc degree in Metabolic Bone Diseases from the University of Athens (Greece) and is is in the process of writing a dissertation to complete his PhD.
Mr Morassi is actively involved in the teaching endoscopic spine surgery to qualified spine surgeons as well as teaching medical students, junior doctors and surgical trainees.
Cervical spine surgery – Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF), Cervical Disc Replacement (CDR)
Endoscopic transforaminal discectomy for lumbar disc herniation
Spinal deformity correction
Microdiscectomy for lumbar disc herniation
Minimally Invasive Surgery for fractures and fusion procedures
Lumbar decompression surgery for spinal stenosis
Sacroiliac Joint fusion
Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty for osteoporotic spinal fractures
Private hospital sites
The Montefiore Hospital, Hove