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Maxwell Laurans

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery; Chief and Director, Perioperative Services

Contact Information

Maxwell Laurans, MD, MBA, FAANS

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Neurosurgery

    333 Cedar Street, TMP 4, PO Box 208082

    New Haven, Connecticut, 06520-8082

    United States



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)

Departments & Organizations