Mr Steven Lau

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

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Mr Steven Lau is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital and qualified from medical school at Edinburgh University where he obtained a First Class Honours in his intercalated degree.

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

Year Qualified

2001

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NHS Base

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Steven Lau

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

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

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.

Mr Steven Lau

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

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Reviews

Here at One Ashford Hospital, we are always pleased to hear what our patients think of the service they have received.  Below is a snapshot of the some of the excellent feedback we have received for Mr Steven Lau.

Mr Lau is very polite and approachable. He listened and fully understood my condition and how it affected me. He thoroughly explained all results & any treatment going forward.

Mr Lau is a proficient and caring person who is obviously very talented. 

Mr Lau gave me great confidence in the success of the operation and his skill and knowledge were most appreciated. Highly recommended.

Mr Lau is extremely professional and will respond very well to questions and concerns.

Mr Lau was friendly and explained what he would be doing (steroid injection).

Mr Lau was recommended and exceeded expectations. Excellent consultant.

 

Mr Steven Lau

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

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Mr Steven Lau

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

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Research & Publications

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

Mr Steven Lau

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

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Articles

Back Pain: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

More and more people are suffering with back, neck and muscular disorders in the UK today. The impact on our working life is increasing with more than 31 million working days lost at a cost of £14bn to the economy.

To read the full article, click here

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

Hospital: One Ashford Hospital

Tel: 01233 423 000

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