Felice D’Arco

Dr Felice D’Arco was appointed to Great Ormond Street Hospital as a Consultant Paediatric Neuroradiologist in 2015.


Dr D’Arco specialises in paediatric neuroradiology, and has special interests in:

  • Inner ear malformations
  • Paediatric head and neck radiology 
  • Paediatric brain tumours
  • Epilepsy

Qualifications and training

Dr D’Arco completed his undergraduate medical training at the University 'Federico II' of Naples, Italy. He completed his general radiology training in Naples and spent one year at the University Hospital of Leuven, Belgium, deepening his knowledge in advanced magnetic resonance (MR) techniques.

Dr D’Arco completed a fellowship in paediatric neuroradiology at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada in 2015.

Research interests

  • Advanced MRI techniques in paediatric brain tumours
  • Pathologic-radiologic correlation of inner-ear malformations

Dr D’Arco provides peer review for journals including Clinical ImagingRadiologia Medica and the Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography.

Recent publications

  • Murphy, C., Nanthapisal, S., Gilmour, K., Laurent, S., D'Arco, F., Hemingway, C., Brogan, P. and Eleftheriou, D. (2016). Progressive neurologic disorder: Initial manifestation of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. Neurology, 86(22), pp.2109-2111.

  • Roi, D., Mankad, K., Kaliakatsos, M., Cleary, M., Manzur, A. and DArco, F. (2016). Thickening of the optic nerves in metachromatic leucodystrophy: A new MRI finding. The Neuroradiology Journal, 29(2), pp.134-136.

  • Rubinger, L., Chan, C., D'Arco, F., Moineddin, R., Muthaffar, O., Rutka, J., Snead, O., Smith, M. and Widjaja, E. (2015). Change in presurgical diagnostic imaging evaluation affects subsequent pediatric epilepsy surgery outcome. Epilepsia, 57(1), pp.32-40.

  • Billiet, T., Mädler, B., D'Arco, F., Peeters, R., Deprez, S., Plasschaert, E., Leemans, A., Zhang, H., den Bergh, B., Vandenbulcke, M., Legius, E., Sunaert, S. and Emsell, L. (2014). Characterizing the microstructural basis of “unidentified bright objects” in neurofibromatosis type 1: A combined in vivo multicomponent T2 relaxation and multi-shell diffusion MRI analysis. NeuroImage: Clinical, 4, pp.649-658.

  • D’Arco, F., D’Amico, A., Caranci, F., Di Paolo, N., Melis, D. and Brunetti, A. (2013). Cerebrovascular stenosis in neurofibromatosis type 1 and utility of magnetic resonance angiography: our experience and literature review. Radiol med.