Dr. Edward Laws, MD

Dr. Edward Laws, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 80
Dr. Edward Laws, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 55 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1963 and specializes in neurosurgery.

450 Brookline Ave

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

(617) 632-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
very high
more than 99% of peers
more than 25% of peers
Bone Disorders
more than 13% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Ear Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

4  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • Johns Hopkins University Schoo
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins University Schoo
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Edward Laws, MD
Dr. Laws and very kind and gifted surgeon. He turned back the clock and saved my vision as well as my life by treating me using the latest skull based surgical technique to remove my pituitary tumor. After my local surgeon was only able to remove 20% of my tumor, my consult with Dr. Laws let me the...Read More
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Dr. Schweizer in Sarasota, FL – Jul 03, 2018
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Absolutely excellent! Dr. Laws is a fine person as well as an excellent and very caring neurosurgeon. His kindness and comforting words put you at ease as the patient.
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NANCY YOUTT in Westminster, MA – Aug 17, 2017
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A true class act. Not only is he an excellent surgeon but a wonderful, empathetic and caring person.
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al in Brentwood, TN – Jul 23, 2016
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