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Maxwell Laurans

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery; Vice President, Surgical Services



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. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Laurans is also Vice President of Surgical Services and Clinical Chief of Perioperative Services at Yale-New Haven Hospital and provides leadership and direction for all aspects of surgical services for the hospital and the health system. He is an Advisory Board Member of the Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology (CBIT) at Yale and the YNHH Innovation Executive Committee.

Education & Training

  • Residency
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (2009)
  • MBA
    Harvard Business School, Business (2007)
  • MD
    Yale University School of Medicine (2003)

Departments & Organizations