Mr Vittorio Russo

Mr Vittorio Russo

Neurosurgery 07198586

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Spinal tumours
  • Spine


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Vittorio Russo is a fellowship trained Consultant Complex Spinal Neurosurgeon at the world-renowned National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square (UCLH) and Honorary Associate Professor at the Institute of Neurology (UCL). Mr Russo is dual trained in neurosurgical and orthopaedic spinal surgery, having successfully completed prestigious training fellowships in the UK and USA, including the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square in London UK, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford UK, and LSU in New Orleans USA. He is specialised in the management and treatment of all the spinal conditions with special interest in highly complex spinal surgery. Mr Russo has one the largest adult spinal tumour practice in the UK treating both primary and metastatic bone, spinal cord and nerves tumours. He is also expert in complex spinal reconstructive surgery including deformities, revision surgery, spinal traumas, cranio-cervical junction surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery, cervical artificial discs. He is the lead clinician for the acute spinal tumour service, including metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square. Mr Russo is author of several publications in international journals and has presented at international congresses in the USA, UK and Europe. He won the Best Podium Presentation Award at the congress of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS). He was also awarded the prestigious Presidents’ Travelling Fellowship from the British Scoliosis Society (BSS) and the British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS).

Areas of interest

Complex spinal surgery; spinal tumours; spinal trauma; degenerative conditions; craniocervical junction surgery; minimally invasive spine surgery; cervical disc replacement; neck pain; low back pain; arm pain; sciatica; brachalgia; sports injury; discectomy; microdiscectomy; spinal fusion; lumbar decompression; spinal injections; kyphoplasty; slipped disc; spinal stenosis

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