John A Buza, MD
John A Buza, MD

John A Buza, MD

Spine Surgery
Specialties
Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery, more

Locations and Appointments


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NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens - Fresh Meadows Multispecialty

163-03 Horace Harding Expressway
Suite Newyork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens, Orthopedics & Rehabilitation
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
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NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens - Primary Care & Orthopedics

47-01 Queens Boulevard
Suite Newyork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens, Orthopedics & Rehabilitation And Primary Care
Sunnyside, NY 11104
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NewYork Presbyterian Medical Group Queens - Orthopedics & Rehabilitation

28-25 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
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NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens - Jackson Heights Multispecialty

72-06 Northern Boulevard
Suite Newyork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens, Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, Neurosciences, Surgical Ser
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
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Insurances Accepted

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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • AETNA
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CIGNA
  • Connecticare
  • Elderplan
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Unicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare

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About John A Buza, MD

John A. Buza, MD, MS, is an orthopedic spine surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens. He specializes in conditions of the spine, with a focus on minimally invasive techniques and advanced technology using computer navigation. Dr. Buza treats patients with diseases and disorders, including adult scoliosis, herniated disk, spine arthritis, cancer of the spine, sciatica, and addresses fractures, infections, injury, and pain. Dr. Buza graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons with his Master's in Human Nutrition and remained there to complete his medical degree. He served his residency at the Hospital for Joint Diseases at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital and completed his fellowship at Norton Leatherman Spine Center at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Throughout his training, Dr. Buza has been active in clinical research, publishing his work in medical books and journals, including Physical Sports Medicine, the American Journal of Orthopedics, and the Clinical Review of Bone Mineral Metabolism. He has presented his research at annual meetings for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, and the Orthopedic Research Society. Dr. Buza is a member of several professional organizations, including the North American Spine Society, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.


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Expertise

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Spine Care

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Education

  • Fellowship: Norton Leatherman Spine Cente

  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

  • Residency: NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital

  • Och Spine At NewYork-Presbyterian

Education

  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital
  • Fellowship: Norton Leatherman Spine Cente

Awards & Honors

  • Dean’s Scholar 4 – year Merit Scholarship - 08/2003-05/2007
  • Freshman Science Honors Program - 08/2003
  • Order of Omega Greek Honors Association, University of Southern California - 08/2005-05/2007
  • ORS/OREF/AAOS New Investigator Recipient - 01/2017
  • Senior Resident Basic Science Research Award - 05/2019
  • Thematic Options English Honors Program Recipient - 08/2003
  • Trojan League of San Diego Scholarship Recipient - 08/2003
  • University of Southern California Dean’s List, First Honors - 08/2004-05/2006

Languages Spoken

  • English