Cuong Bui, MD

Cuong Bui
Ochsner Health Center For Children - New Orleans 1315 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121  504-842-3900
Ochsner Medical Center 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121  1-866-OCHSNER
Ochsner Baptist 2700 Napoleon Ave. New Orleans, LA 70115  504-899-9311

Specialties Offered

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.

Dr. Bui's areas of interest include: cranial expertise: endoscopy, minimally invasive cranial procedures, complex shunting and oncology. Treatment of the following cranial diseases: tumors, hydrocephalus (including normal pressure hydrocephalus), chiari malformation, seizure disorders, hematomas (acute & chronic), cranial cysts, and trigeminal neuralgia. His spinal expertise includes spinal instrumentation, tethered cord, spinal tumors and syrinx, spasticity. Treatment of these spinal diseases: degenerative disease of cervical and lumbar spine, spinal fractures, spinal tumors, cerebral palsy spasticity, spinal syrinx, tethered cord, and spinal infections. He also treats carpal tunnel syndrome.

For Pediatric patients: Dr. Bui's areas of cranial expertise include: endoscopy, minimally invasive cranial procedures, complex shunts, oncology and chiari malformations. Treatment of these cranial diseases include: hydrocephalus, tumors, craniofacial defects/synostosis, chiari malformations, seizure disorder, cranial cysts, and congenital cranial/brain defects.

Dr. Bui's spinal expertise includes: occipital/cervical pathologies, spinal tumors and congenital spinal defects. Treatment of these spinal diseases include: spinal tumors,cervical instability from Down's syndrome, spinal dyspharisms, myelomeningoceles, lipomyelomingoceles, fatty filum, tethered cord,CP spasticity, and sports related spinal injuries.


Clinical Interests

Adult and Pediatric Neurosurgery

Languages Spoken


Certifications Held

American Board of Pediatrics

  • Medical School: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
  • Internship: General Surgery Internship - University of California San Fransisco
  • Residency: Neurosurgery Residency - SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship - The Children's Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham