Consultant Histopathologist

NHS Contact Details


Telephone: +44 (0)20 8909 5354

Fax: +44 (0)20 8954 5908


Soft tissue and bone pathology.

Molecular pathology of soft tissue and bone tumours.

Dr Tirabosco, M.D., took up his current consultant post in 2006. He has previously served as consultant histopathologist, from 1998 to 2005, in two general hospitals in Italy where he gained extensive experience in all aspects of surgical and anatomical pathology. 

Dr Tirabosco studied medicine at University of Padua, Italy, where he obtained his M.D. in 1989.

His specialist training was undertaken at the University of Padua and II University of Rome, Italy, where he obtained the specialist accreditation in 1993.

He was awarded in 1994 a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. During this period, he undertook molecular research on paediatric soft tissue sarcomas.  

  • Registered with the General Medical Council (registration number: 4752095).
  • Member of the Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Affiliate of the Royal College of Pathologist, London.
  • Member of the British Bone and Soft Tissue Tumours Panel

  • Role of the transcription factor T (brachyury) in the pathogenesis of sporadic chordoma: a genetic and functional-based study.  J Pathol 2011; 223:327-335.
  • The role of epidermal growth factor receptor in chordoma pathogenesis: a potential therapeutic target.  J Pathol 2011; 223:336-346.
  • Bone cancer. Progression and therapeutic approaches. D Heymann ed. Chapter 18. Osteoclast-rich lesions of bone: a clinical and molecular overview. Elsevier life science – Academic Press. 2010; 211-224.