Dr. Mark Cuffe, MD

Dr. Mark Cuffe, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Mark Cuffe, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

22 Lake Beauty Dr Ste 301

Orlando, FL 32806

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  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
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Brain Cancer
more than 63% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
more than 62% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 53% of peers

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Dr. Cuffe's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cuffe "Following in his father's footsteps, Dr. Mark J. Cuffe has made a living by improving people's quality of life as a board-certified neurological surgeon. A neurosurgeon is trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the spinal cord, brain and nervous system. "My father, Dr. James Cuffe, a physician, is my mentor. I have always wanted to be a doctor since I was four years old because of him," Dr. Cuffe says. Dr. Cuffe carried out his life-long dream and earned his B.S. and M.D. from the University of Florida with high honors and completed a general surgery internship and his neurological surgery residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Prior to accepting his position at Neurosurgical Associates, Dr. Cuffe practiced in Tallahassee for 18 years, routinely performing spine and peripheral nerve surgery. He also has performed brain surgery for tumors, placed shunts for hydrocephalus and treated for blood clots, strokes and trauma. Dr. Cuffe is involved in many professional affiliations such as the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Florida Neurosurgical Society, Southern Neurosurgical Society, Florida Medical Association and University of Florida's Junior Honors Medical Program."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cuffe "Dr. Cuffe truly believes in the importance of being a physician!  He understands surgery is not always the best or only choice for patients, therefore Dr. Cuffe explores all options and designs all treatment methods for each disorder. He customizes that treatment to the pattern, speed, and progression of each and every patient.

Dr. Cuffe says "Physician First and Surgeon Second.""

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

27  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vascular Disease

42  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Alabama Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Mark Cuffe, MD
I could not walk do to constant pain. I had surgery at laser spine but was still in pain. Dr Cuffe diagnosed the problem and did SIJ fusion and I am no longer in constant pain and I can walk again. Thank you Dr Cuffe
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Liz Wolfel in Oviedo,Fl – Mar 10, 2018
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