Mr David Lawson

About David Lawson

Mr David Lawson is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre. He neurosurgically trained in north London, including subspecialty fellowships in skull base and vascular. His research interests include neuroscientific research in regeneration strategies, with particular relevance to both central and peripheral nerve transplantation. 




MA(Cantab.), MA(Oxon.), BM, BChir, PhD(Cantab.), FRCSEd(Neuro.Surg.) 

Clinical/research interests

Methods to maximise primary brain tumour surgical clearance 

Projects aimed at characterising regions of potential tumour recurrence 

Membership of professional regional and national bodies

British Medical Association 

British Neuro-Oncology Society 

British Neuro-Trauma Group 

British Neuro-Vascular Group 

British Skull Base Society 

Medical Protection Society 

Northern England Neurological Association 

Society of British Neurological Surgeons 

Society for Neuroscience 

Related Services


The Neurosurgical Division is one of the busiest neurosurgical units in the UK, seeing approximately 9,800 new patients, 3,800 elective patients, and 1,700 emergency inpatients every year.

Neuro-Oncology Department

The Walton Centre Neuro-Oncology team provide a dedicated surgical oncology service for patients diagnosed with brain and central nervous system tumours.

Page last updated: 20 July 2021