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Mr Giuseppe Morassi

MD, MSc PhD(c)

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal surgeon

Area of expertise

Trauma and Orthopaedics

Sub Speciality

  • Complex spine surgery

  • Minimally invasive surgery

Current memberships

  • General Medical Council

  • British Association of Spine Surgeons

  • AO Spine

  • North American Spine Society

Professional Profile

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.

Book an appointment:

01273 828120

Clinical interests

  • 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

  • Spinal injections

  • Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty for osteoporotic spinal fractures

Private hospital sites

The Montefiore Hospital, Hove