Mr Steven Lau, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital
Hospital Information

Hospital: One Ashford Hospital

Tel: 01233 423 303

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Mr Steven Lau

FRCS (Tr & Orth); MBCHB; PG Diploma (Tr & Orth); BSc (Hons)

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon


Year Qualified




Clinical Interests

  • Degenerate spinal conditions and back pain
  • Disc herniation and sciatica
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Degenerate discs
  • Discogenic pain
  • Spinal instability
  • Spinal fractures
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Sacro-iliac joint pain
  • Sacro-iliac joint fusion
  • Coccygeal pain
  • Thoracic back pain
  • Cervical / neck pain
  • Orthopaedic trauma


Specialising In

  • Trauma and Orthopaedics
  • Spinal surgery


Professional Profile

Mr Steven Lau was brought up in the east Kent area and qualified from medical school at Edinburgh University where he obtained a First Class Honours in his intercalated degree.


His basic surgical surgery took place at St. Barts and the Royal London hospitals, before being appointed as a trauma fellow at the Royal London Hospital.


Mr Lau completed his higher surgical training on the prestigious South East Thames rotation, gaining his FRCS (Tr & Orth) in 2010.


Mr Lau developed an interest in spinal surgery early during his surgical training, and has working in the spinal units at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Guys and St. Thomas’ Hospital and the Evelina Unit.


Between 2010-2012, Mr Lau trained on the spinal fellowship as the University Hospital of Wales and worked at the Conquest Hospital, Hastings spinal fellow.


Mr Lau currently works as a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at the William Harvey Hospital.


Personal Profile

When not spending time with his young family, Mr. Lau enjoys golf, squash, fishing and cycling.  Having spent much of his childhood helping his parents in the catering industry, he also has a great love of cooking and food.


Memberships & Associations

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • General Medical Council


Research Interests

  • Back pain and motion preservation surgery
  • Sacro-iliac joint pain


NHS Base

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust