Lawson meet Dr Lawson!

Boyband Lawson have been back in Liverpool meeting the brain surgeon who saved the life of lead singer Andy Brown.

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Lawson thank life-saving surgeon

The pop group Lawson have thanked the Liverpool surgeon who saved their lead singer's life.

David Lawson treated Andy Brown for a brain tumour, six years ago.

The band is named in the doctor's honour. Vicky Grimes asked him how it felt to be on stage for their gig at the Echo Arena.

Lawson introduce Liverpool fans to life saving surgeon

Lawson welcome Dr Lawson, in white trousers, to the Echo Arena Credit: Victoria Grimes

The pop band Lawson have introduced fans to the brain surgeon who saved the life of their lead singer.

Six years ago, Andy Brown was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Surgeon, David Lawson, removed it during a 15-hour operation in Liverpool.

The band was named in the doctor's honour and, last night, he was welcomed onto the stage at the Echo Arena.

Lawson meet Mr Lawson

Andy introduces Mr Lawson to the band
Andy introduces Mr Lawson to the band Credit: ITV

It was an emotional day for Lawson and for the Walton Neurological Centre as lead singer Andy Brown returned to introduce his bandmates to the brain surgeon who saved his life.

Six years ago Andy was diagnosed with a brain tumour. He underwent a 15 hour surgical procedure to have it removed. Mr David Lawson carried out the surgery at the Walton Centre in Liverpool.

As a tribute, Lawson named the band after Mr Lawson. Today, bandmates Joel, Adam and Ryan met him for the first time.

Andy's mum Bernice was there to see the reunion. She praised the way staff at the centre had cared for her son.

The band are due to headline a massive gig at the Echo Arena this evening.

Lawson made staff nurse Carly's day
Lawson made staff nurse Carly's day Credit: ITV
Lead singer Andy with mum Bernice
Lead singer Andy with mum Bernice Credit: ITV
Andy and Mr Lawson
Andy and Mr Lawson Credit: ITV