Dr Laban is a specialist cranial and neuro-oncology surgeon with expertise in treatment of benign and malignant brain tumours (metastases, gliomas, meningiomas, pituitary tumours, acoustic neuromas and other primary brain tumours), neurovascular compression syndromes (trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm and glossopharyngeal neuralgia), cavernomas, Chiari malformation and hydrocephalus. He uses computerised image guidance, intra-operative electrophysiological monitoring, 5-ALA and ICG fluorescence and awake surgery to maximise tumour resection and neural decompression, improve patient safety and obtain the best long-term outcomes. He works closely with neurologists, pain specialists, oncologists and other physicians who provide non-surgical therapies, including anti-epileptic medication, neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy and stereotectic radiosurgery. He offers guidance on the various treatment options to deliver excellence in patient-centred neurosurgical and neuro-oncological care.
- Awake craniotomy
- Microvascular decompression
- Percutaneous procedures for trigeminal neuralgia
- Pituitary surgery
- Shunt surgery