Dr. Cuong Bui, MD

Dr. Cuong Bui, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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46 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Cuong Bui, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

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Dr. Bui's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bui performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Bui performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bui treats Hydrocephalus more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bui treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bui performs Brain Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Bui performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Bui's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Bui is a New Orleans native returning to Ochsner following his training. He earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Medicine. Dr. Bui went on to complete a General Surgery Internship at Universit...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

2007
The Children's Hospital Of Alabama
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Suny Upstate Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1999
University Of California San Francisco
Internship Hospital
1998
Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School
1998
University of New Orleans
Undergraduate School
2007
2006
1999
1998
1998

Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Dr. Bui's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bui

3.7

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
61.904761904761905%
(13)
4 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
3 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(6)

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Dr. Bui's Performance
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Doctor Bui has taken great care of my family and I. He preformed emergency brain surgery on me back on April 3, 2018. And the surgery to put my skull back on, on June 28.
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Waited for over an hour past my appointment time only to be rushed and have my questions dismissed. Can’t comment on his surgical skills but after my office visit I’m definitely not letting him perform surgery on my spine. Lacks the kindness and compassion I need to see in a surgeon in order for me...Read More
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He was very nice and respectful. His staff was awesome. He was a little rushed but overall? good.
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Spent maybe 10 minutes with me after waiting in the treatment room for over an hour with zero updates from his staff until I peeked my head out of the door to ask. He didn't really listen to me and was setting me up for a surgical procedure without telling me any real knowledge or giving me the...Read More
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Blows off patients who are difficult. Keeps telling patients that surgery is soon only to postpone for over three months.
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Aetna
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Community Health Network
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

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