Sydney Neurosurgeon and Spine Surgeon

Dr James Laban is an experienced and highly respected dual-certified Sydney consultant neurosurgeon and spine surgeon. Dr Laban practices at several locations in Sydney with his main consulting room at North Shore Private Hospital. Dr Laban specialises in state-of-the-art spine, brain and peripheral nerve surgery using minimally-invasive techniques, robotics and computer-guidance.

Dr Laban treats brain, spine and peripheral nerve disorders, providing world-class patient centred care. Dr Laban is interested in spine, brain and peripheral nerve pathophysiology, preventative medicine, non-invasive therapies and minimally-invasive techniques. Dr Laban believes deeply in listening to patient’s concerns and combines his expert knowledge of non-surgical and surgical therapies to deliver comprehensive and individualised treatment programs.

Dr Laban is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and has trained, worked, published and presented nationally and internationally.

Dr Laban has treated patients with the most complex neurosurgical conditions from all around the world. He is a dual-certified, experienced and internationally-respected Sydney neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon who sees patients with all types of brain and spine conditions and peripheral nerve disorders including:

  • back pain, neck pain and sciatica;
  • slipped discs / herniated discs / disc protrusions / disc prolapses / bulging discs;
  • brain tumours including glioma and meningioma;
  • trigeminal neuralgia and other neurovascular compression syndromes such as hemifacial spasm;
  • peripheral nerve tumours;
  • degenerative disc disease;
  • other degenerative spine conditions including spinal stenosis, canal stenosis, lateral recess stenosis and spondylolisthesis;
  • spine tumours;
  • spinal trauma including vertebral fractures;
  • infections of the brain or spine;
  • brain and peripheral nerve injuries;

If you are concerned about any symptoms you have, contact us today to book your appointment with Sydney brain surgeon and spine surgeon Dr Laban. You will be able to discuss your problem with Dr Laban and, after appropriate investigation, he will offer tailor-made advice about the diagnosis and treatment options. Dr Laban is committed to achieving the best possible health outcomes for his patients by providing expert personalised care.