Dr. Lee M. Buono, MD

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Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery | Male

CAPITAL INSTITUTE FOR NEUROSCIENCES 2 Capital Way Ste 456, Pennington, NJ 08534 Get Directions

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Care Philosophy

Disorders of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. Minimally invasive outpatient spine surgery.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buono to family and friends
3.9
based on 24 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Buono
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Buono's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (22)
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in Toms River, NJ |
Amazing Surgeon! I'm glad I found him!
in Lawrenceville, NJ |
I recommend Dr. Buono and his office. They are excellent. They have answered all of my questions and have kept me in the loop post surgical on symptoms and what to expect in my recovery.
in Trenton, NJ |
Only honest Spine surgeon I ever met! Thank you for saving my life!
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Very caring, knowledgeable and professional. He has the ability to explain your specific situation in a way that you can plainly understand and comprehend without having a doctorate. Dr. Bouno and his staff are top notch!!!!
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Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

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

Procedures Performed

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • 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.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1997

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Buono's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Buono's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Buono

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Buono's Care Philosophy

Disorders of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. Minimally invasive outpatient spine surgery.