Dr. François Lechanoine, senior consultant neurosurgeon, specialist in brain, spine and pediatric surgery, previously in service in France, moved to Italy and currently collaborates with the Maria Cecilia Hospital (GVM Care & Research Groupof Cotignola (RA), highly specialized hospital, accredited by the National Health Service and agreed with most of the international insurance circuits.

His wealth of skills is strengthened thanks to the learning of different surgical techniques practiced in Europe and America, including intraventricular and transphenoidal neuroendoscopy, vascular surgery and intracerebral and skull base tumors, pediatric neurosurgery and spine surgery.


Neurosurgery outpatient clinic

The neurosurgeon carries out visits for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system and of the spine, of adults and children, for which the surgical solution may be indicated.


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Surgical interventions performed
Interventions as first operator
Lectures in conferences and workshops
International scientific publications


Hospitalization and surgical interventions are performed at Maria Cecilia Hospital of Cotignola - Villa Maria Group - Care & Research - (RA), private hospital of high specialty, accredited by the National Health System and with most of the international insurance circuits, together with a team of experienced and qualified neurosurgeons in all specialties of neurosurgery.

Hospitalization is usually done one day before the surgery. Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, however, the patient is required to report to the facility two days before the operating session to perform the swab.

At the moment, access to the structure is allowed to visitors with presentation of the Green Pass, with the possibility of visits on alternate days; To book the days before the intervention, you can find a list of hotels and B & Bs in the link “To find out more