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Pietro D'Urso 

Consultant Neurosurgeon

Brain & Spinal Surgery

Brain Surgery & Spine Surgery

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Working at a busy NHS teaching hospital, I also run a busy, complex neurosurgical practice in both the NHS and private sector.

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I have a busy spinal practice covering all aspects of degenerative spinal conditions including back pain, sciatica and neck pain.


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I have published extensively in both spinal and neurosurgery and is heavily involved in training the next generation of neurosurgeons.


Meet Pietro D'Urso

I have been a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Salford Royal Hospital since 2014.

I have completed my training in Neurosurgery in Italy and London and spent a year for clinical research in the prestigious Mayo Clinic, USA. 

I am involved in training and teaching and I am the author of numerous publications in international Journals. 


I am also the author of Neurosurgical book chapters and act as a reviewer for international Neurosurgical Journals, including World Neurosurgery, Surgical Neurology International and British Journal of Neurosurgery.


I routinely manage Neurosurgical conditions including brain tumours, degenerative spine, disc protrusions, neck pain, low back pain and sciatica, cervical spine stenosis, lumbar spine stenosis, head trauma, brain haemorrhages, hydrocephalus, Chiari Malformation.

I provide specialist care for patients with benign and malignant brain tumours, including astrocytoma, oligodendroglioma, glioblastomas, ependymomas, brain metastases, meningiomas, cavernomas, hemangioblastomas, brain cysts, pineal cysts and pineal tumours.


I specialise in awake craniotomies with brain mapping, brain tumour resections with fluorescence and intraoperative ultrasounds techniques, intraoperative neurophysiology monitoring, neuro-navigation, minimally invasive cranial surgery, cranial endoscopy and keyhole surgery.


I originally trained in Italy, where I obtained my medical degree and completed my training in Neurosurgery.

I worked in Italy as a Neurosurgeon in 2009 and then moved to the prestigious Mayo Clinic, USA, for a clinical research year.

In 2011, I moved to London to work at King’s College Hospital, where I enhanced my surgical skills and specialised in Surgical Neuro-oncology.

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons – England

Member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons

Member of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies

Member of the European Association of Neuro-oncology

Member of the British Medical Association

Member of British Neuro-oncology Society

Member of the International Society of Intraoperative Neurophysiology Monitoring

Member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons USA



If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment please contact Mr D'Urso's secretary,

Mrs Clare Wood.


Salford Royal Hospital Foundation Trust (NHS)

Stott Lane

Salford M8 6HD

HCA at the Wilmslow Hospital

52 Alderley Road

Wilmslow Cheshire


Salford Private Care

Stott Lane


M8 6HD

BMI The Highfield Hospital

Manchester Road

Rochdale, Lancashire

OL11 4LZ

BMI Alexandra 

Mill Lane 



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