Dr. Cuong Bui, MD

Dr. Cuong Bui, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Cuong Bui, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bui performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Bui's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bui "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 University of California San Francisco. His Neurosurgery Residency was completed at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Bui completed his Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship at The Children's Hospital of Alabama Birmingham in Birmingham."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Bui does not have any board certifications listed.

57  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Bui has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Bui has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Bui does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Bui and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Ochsner Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Bui is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Bui's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bui to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Ochsner Health System

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based on 55 total reviews (20 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bui's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

My son, Philip Wesley Spruell, died January 17,2018 after having undergone 2 back surgeries and 1 neck surgery performed by Dr. Bui. At his last appointment, my son asked why was he able to walk into the hospital for the first surgery in July, 2016 and was now having to use a walker. At one...more
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Hi, Linda. We are very concerned to hear about this encounter and truly apologize for your recent experience. Please email connect@ochsner.org with your phone number and the location where you were seen so we can have a patient relations liaison reach out to you.

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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...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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I had two bad discs in my neck with severe arm pain and weakness. Others had recommended a 2 level fusion of my spine but Dr. Bui was able to perform an artificial disc replacement as an outpatient. All of my symptoms are gone and I have been able to maintain full range of motion of my neck. I can...more
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