Maxwell Laurans, MD, MBA, FAANS

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery; Chief and Director, Perioperative Services

Departments & Organizations

Neurosurgery: Spine Surgery (Neurosurgery): Spine Center

Center for Musculoskeletal Care: Spine Center

Spine Center

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Maxwell Laurans is an assistant professor of Neurosurgery at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Laurans received his M.D. with honors from the Yale School of Medicine where he was a Howard Hughes Fellow. After a neurosurgical residency at Yale, he joined the Yale faculty in 2010. He specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, spine tumor surgery, and spine radiosurgery and provides general call coverage for intracranial trauma, tumor, and pediatrics.  He is Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons.

 Dr. Laurans is also Executive Director and Clinical Chief of Perioperative Services at Yale-New Haven Hospital and provides leadership and direction for all aspects of perioperative services including surgical and anesthesia teams, technology review and assessment, and the operational management of 86 operating rooms, 120 anesthetizing locations, and 50,000 surgeries per year. He is a member of the Practice Operations and Standards Committee of Yale Medicine. He is an Advisory Board Member of the Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology (CBIT) at Yale, a joint venture between the Schools of Engineering, Medicine, and Management.

Education & Training

MBA Harvard Business School, Business (2009)
MD Yale University School of Medicine (2003)
Residency Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certification AB of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery (2015)

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Maxwell Laurans, MD, MBA, FAANS
Patient Care Locations
Yale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste lower level

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Spine Center1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 6th floor
New Haven, CT 06511
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Spine Center1 Long Wharf Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
Neurosurgery333 Cedar Street, TMP 4
PO Box 208082

New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8082