Dr. Cuong Bui, MD

Dr. Cuong Bui, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
46 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

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HAP Insurance
  • Health Payors Organization

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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

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What People Say About Dr. Cuong Bui, MD
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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Shelby Shoemake in Biloxi , MS – Jul 29, 2018
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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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Baton Rouge – Apr 27, 2018
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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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Covington, LA – Jun 08, 2017
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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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Metairie, LA – Jul 13, 2016
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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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