Dr. Edward Laws, MD

Dr. Edward Laws, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 79
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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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Laws performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Laws's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Laws has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Laws' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laws to family and friends
18 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Laws' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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A true class act. Not only is he an excellent surgeon but a wonderful, empathetic and caring person.
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