Edward A. Laws

Edward A. Laws

Dr. Edward J. Laws is currently the Director of the Pituitary/Neuroendocrine Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. During his surgical career he has operated upon more than 7,500 brain tumors, of which more than 5,000 have been pituitary lesions. Dr. Laws completed his term as President of the American College of Surgeons, and has served as President of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, President of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Editor of Neurosurgery, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for International Education in Neurosurgery, Director of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, President of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and President of the Pituitary Society. He has authored over 500 scientific papers and book chapters, and with Andrew Kaye is co-editor of the encyclopedic volume, “Brain Tumors”, now in its third edition. In 2005 he was elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Science. He remains actively involved in surgery and in brain tumor and neuroendocrine research.

Affiliations and Expertise

MD, FACS, Professor of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA


Editors: Edward Laws Jr & Louise Pace Release Date: 14 Nov 2016
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