Dr Laban is an expert in back pain, sciatica, neck and arm pain, lumbar, thoracic and cervical disc degeneration, spinal trauma including osteoporotic fractures and spinal tumours including spinal metastatic disease. Dr Laban has a vast repertoire of spinal surgical skills including minimally invasive surgery, computer-guided surgery, spinal trauma including osteoporotic fractures, anterior / posterior / 360-degree fusion, disc surgery and robotics. After qualifying as a specialist neurosurgeon, Dr Laban was awarded and undertook the Royal North Shore specialist neurosurgical spine fellowship. At St George’s Hospital, London, he pioneered the combined regional spinal meeting, developing one of the largest spinal services in the UK. He is interested in spinal pathophysiology, preventative medicine, non-invasive therapies and minimally invasive techniques. Dr Laban combines his expert knowledge of these non-surgical and surgical therapies to provide tailor-made individualised treatment.

Cervical Spine Surgery

  • Foraminotomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and integrated cage fusion
  • Disc arthroplasty (replacement)
  • Corpectomy (vertebrectomy)
  • Posterior cervical fusion
  • Intradural spine surgery

Thoracic Spine Surgery

  • Thoracic discectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Corpectomy (vertebrectomy)
  • Posterior thoracic fusion
  • Intradural spine surgery

Lumbar Spine Surgery

  • Microdiscectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Nerve root decompressions
  • Lumbar fusion (ALIF, PLF, PLIF, TLIF, OLIF, DLIF)
  • Disc arthroplasty (replacements)
  • Corpectomy (vertebrectomy)
  • Vertebrectomy and kyphoplasty
  • Intradural spine surgery