Dr James Laban


Dr James Laban is a highly respected and experienced dual-certified consultant neurosurgeon and spine surgeon. He specialises in state-of-the-art spine, brain and peripheral nerve surgery, using minimally-invasive techniques, robotics and computer-guidance.

He was Director of Neurosurgery at St George’s University Hospital, London, one of the world’s largest teaching hospitals and neurosurgical centre of excellence. He was appointed Honorary Professor in Neurosurgery for his international work before moving to Australia in 2018.

He now lives and works in Sydney with rooms in Double Bay and North Shore Private Hospital.

Interests include advanced surgical techniques for cranial tumours including glioma, glioblastoma and metastases, trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm and microvascular decompression, spinal tumours, degenerative spine conditions and peripheral nerve surgery. 

Areas of Practice
  • Cranial
  • Spine
  • Cranial Tumour
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Epilepsy
  • Base of Skull
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Spine Trauma
  • Spine Tumour
  • Spinal Cord
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
Professional Associations
  • NSA
  • RACS
  • SBNS
Professional Qualifications
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    Consulting Rooms & Hospitals
    North Shore Private Hospital3 Westbourne St, St Leonards, NSW, 2065, AustraliaP: 0283200577W: www.drjameslaban.com.au