Dr. Lee Buono, MD

Dr. Lee Buono, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Lee Buono, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pennington, NJ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2 Capital Way Ste 456

Pennington, NJ 08534

Contact Information

(609) 537-7300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 93% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Buono's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buono "Disorders of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. Minimally invasive outpatient spine surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis

18  Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.

Education

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buono has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Buono's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buono to family and friends
28 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Buono's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr Buono is a knowledgeable skilled surgeon who truly cares! He is trustworthy, answers questions and explains issues in detail. I had a successful surgery in 2011 with Dr Buono and most recently Disc surgery with nerve involvement repair on 10-31-17. It is a pleasure dealing with the office...more
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Let me complete my review I so Dr Buono he told me u need surgery no screws and skin to skin 20 mint I did the surgery bake home pain free completely and bake to work Would like to thank Dr Buono for his kindness ,and great job he did also his assistant PA Jackob and I recommend him for all people...more
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Dr Buono put an artificial disk in my neck and I was back to work the next day. I had other Doctors saying they were not sure if they could do the disk and may have to do fusion. Dr Buono explained the procedure completely and it went exactly as he said. I highly recommend, that if you need this...more
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Dr. Buono is a skilled surgeon who truly cares about his patients. His kind and compassionate demeanor is commendable. He takes time to explain, advise, and reassure his patients about the procedure they are having performed. These qualities make him an excellent surgeon and I would highly...more
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Amazing Surgeon! I'm glad I found him!
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