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Mr Scott Rutherford

Consultant Neurosurgeon



Sub specialty

Skull base surgery, acoustic neuromas (vestibular schwannomas), trigeminal neuralgia, neurofibromatosis type 2

Research Interests

Skull base surgery including acoustic neuromas (vestibular schwannomas), neurofibromatosis type 2, trigeminal neuralgia


MBChB, FRCSEd (NeuroSurg). Qualified in 1994.

NHS Base

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (Salford Royal Hospital)

Consulting address

The Wilmslow Hospital

Contact for appointments


Scott Rutherford qualified in Cape Town before undertaking neurosurgical training in the UK. A consultant at Salford Royal since 2006, he now leads the skull base service which is one of the busiest in Europe, producing world class surgical outcomes. This subspecialty interest involves surgery for benign tumours in the brain (such as acoustic neuromas) and these microsurgical skills are also used in the management of trigeminal neuralgia.

Scott maintains a broad general neurosurgical practice and manages patients with a range of other conditions including degenerative spinal disease.

He pursues a variety of clinical research interests and has presented and published widely on these topics. He also runs an internationally acclaimed subspecialty training fellowship.

The Harley Street Clinic
The Lister Hospital
London Bridge Hospital
The Portland Hospital
The Princess Grace Hospital
Wellington hospital
Harley Street at University College Hospital
Harley Street Queens
The Christie Clinic
Sarah Cannon Research UK
Blossoms Healthcare
Roodlane Medical
Galen Health Partners
The London Gamma Knife Centre at St Bartholomew's
HCA Healthcare UK

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