About Dr Andrew Law
Mr Law has been working as a Consultant Neurosurgeon in New Zealand since 1997.
He has performed a significant number of complex operations on brains and spines in both the child and adult age groups and continues a busy public and private workload.
Surgical management of
- Brain Tumours (Aggressive and slow growing)
- Pituitary adenomas
- Management of Trigeminal Neuralgia including percutaneous balloon compression and microvascular decompression techniques
- Arteriovenous malformations of the brain and its coverings
- Management of Hydrocephalus and other fluid disorders
- Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Mr Law offers surgery for management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ulnar Nerve Entrapment and growths/tumours on peripheral nerves. He is registered with Southern Cross as an accredited provider.
Cervical and Thoracic Spine Surgery
Mr Law has focussed his spinal surgery practice to managing conditions of the neck (cervical) and chest level (thoracic) spine. This includes the assessment and if necessary, the surgical management of nerve root compressions - causing arm pains - through to post accident and degenerate conditions of the spine where the structure of the spine has been damaged. Mr Law also manages tumours of the spine and spinal cord. Surgery can be performed via both anterior and posterior approaches and may require implanted supports (the insertion of grafts, plates and screws, titanium rods).
The various approaches and techniques will be discussed by Mr Law if surgery is required.
Areas of Specialisation
Neurosurgery for Adults & Children, Spinal & Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery, Pituitary & Anterior Skull Base Surgery, Cervical & Thoracic Spinal Surgery.
Mr Law performs a full range of Cervical, Thoracic and Spinal surgical procedures from either an anterior or posterior approach utilising instrumented techniques when required.
Mr Law has also removed/debulked a wide range of brain tumours at Ascot Hospital. These include intrinsic brain tumours (astrocytomas, and other gliomas), meningiomas (skull base and convexity), metastases (tumours spread to the brain from other parts of the body) and Pituitary tumours (trans-sphenoidal).
- Brain Tumours
- Pituitary Tumours
- Cervical & Thoracic Spinal issues
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Ulna Neuropathies
- Tethered Spinal Cord
- Anterovenous Malformation Surgery
Operating at Ascot Hospital
Carpal Tunnel Decompression Surgery
MBChB, FRACS 1996
Member of International Society of Paediatric Neurosurgeons
Hospitals Practising at
Ascot, Auckland City, Starship