Mr Francesco Vergani

Neurosurgeon in London


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Professional statement

Mr Francesco Vergani is a leading consultant neurosurgeon based in London who specialises in the treatment of primary and secondary brain tumours, spinal degenerative disorders, and cervical and lumbar spine problems such as sciatica, radiculopathy and brachalgia. With over 20 years’ experience, Mr Vergani currently consults privately at the renowned The Harley Street Clinic.

Mr Vergani originally qualified from the University of Milano-Bicocca in 2003. He completed his general neurosurgical training in Milan as well, before relocating to the UK in 2009 to undertake higher surgical training at Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust. Mr Vergani, who is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons since 2013, obtained a PhD from Newcastle University in 2016 and thereafter, notably accomplished two prestigious fellowships: a neuro-oncology fellowship at King’s College London and a research fellowship in France under the guidance of the esteemed Professor Duffau.

As a specialist, Mr Vergani has particular expertise in surgery for tumours in eloquent areas of the brain. He has extensive knowledge and experience in the use of neuro-navigation, 5-ALA for high-grade gliomas and minimally invasive approaches, and is a pioneer in the UK in non-invasive brain mapping with transcranial magnetic stimulation. Additionally, Mr Vergani is also able to offer awake craniotomy procedures and spinal injections.

Beyond his highly specialised practice, Mr Vergani remains active in clinical research, and has authored more than 60 publications in high-impact peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. He is a member of the Society of British Neurosurgeons and a GMC-recognised trainer, and lectures both nationally and internationally on brain mapping and surgery in neuro-oncology. Mr Vergani was awarded with the distinguished Young Neurosurgeon Award from the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies in 2015.

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