Department Center for Spine Health
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cervical Deformity Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Surgery
  • Deformity Correction
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Decompression
  • Spine Reconstruction
  • Thoracic Spine Surgery
View all 12 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cervical and Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Complex Cervical Deformities
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Infection of the Spine
  • Kyphosis
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenosis - Spinal
View all 18 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Wisconsin
Spine Surgery
Madison, WI USA

Residency - Northwestern University
Orthopaedic Surgery
Chicago, IL USA

Internship - Northwestern Memorial Hospital
General Surgery
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Piscataway, NJ USA

Undergraduate - Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA USA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/2/2019, Dr. Savage has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Savage receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Stryker Corporation

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

279 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

58 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

We absolutely LOVE Dr. Savage! He is worth the 6 hour drive!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr. Savage has been a kind, compassionate person while I'm sorting through, and coming to terms with have surgery.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

The clinic is fortunate to have Dr Savage. He has exceptional personal qualities, along with, of course how proficient he is as a surgeon. He has helped me to again live a good, active life. Also, Delia Felder deserves my thanks for how well she does everything. Because of their treatment they have made my life much, much better! I have been a patient of Dr Savage for several years and every time we interact he gives me excellent treatment and care. Again, the clinic is lucky to have him...and so am I.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Dr. Savage answered all my questions and informed of his plan of are for me. He was very thorough and polite. I am very pleased with him.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

very good experience with one year follow-up post spine surgery visit with Dr Savage.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

visit and discussion was excellent as always. My questions were answered and recommendations from Dr Savage were very helpful in my continued rehab and recovery progress.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. Savage listened to all my concerns. He explained everything very well. Friendly and courteous.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Dr. Savage was very caring and knowledgeable with me about my condition. He made me feel confident about my upcoming surgery.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

very knowledgeable and experienced doctor

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

I have had on going spine issues for many years, and have seen many doctors....I wish I had met Dr Savage years ago. I've never had a better, more informative and yet caring meeting with a Dr yet. I look forward to working with Dr Savage moving forward. So far mr experience has been excellent!

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

Dr Savage MD had a very good idea of what was going on with my situation. Showed me the issue on the MRI and offered me solutions. I am very pleased.

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

I would not hesitate to recommend a virtual appointment. Dr Savage MD was great.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

Very good experience and Dr. Savage was still able to have the appt. and discuss everything in detail as if I was in the office with him. Thank you.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

Appointment was on time. I Did Not feel rushed. Dr. Savage addressed all my questions. Always a good experience with Dr. Savage and this phone appointment was no different. Highly recommend when physical exam is not needed.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

visit was a phone call from the doctor. he had to change because of his schedule, a surgery. Good call. Covered all my issue.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

Dr Savage was great I am very satisfied with my face time visit

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

my experience has been very positive. I have had one office visit and one virtual/phone call visit. Dr. Savage was very nice and gave me a lot of time. He explained to me my situation and he answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

the doctor showed that he cared and took the time to walk me thru and explain to me what was going on and the options available to me.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

as always Dr. Savage was attentive to me and clear and concise. even a phone appointment made me feel well taken care of. also Carolyn his personal assistant went above and beyond when I needed to call back because I forgot to mention something.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2020

I was very nervous about this back surgery consultation because back surgery is life changing and has lots of risks but Doctor Savage calmed my nerves immediately and was very honest and extremely helpful when it came to answering all my questions about my condition and the next steps and my future living with this condition Dr. Savage put me at ease and was very supportive and easy to talk to

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

Dr. Savage was very professional, informative and did an excellent job explaining the surgery I would need.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

dr. savage has always included me in the decisions on my health

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dr. Savage is ALWAYS concerned about my health and quality of living. He is very positive and a fantastic dr!!!

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

dr savage is a great doctor and the cle clinic is lucky to have him.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

I have always had only positive experiences with Dr Savage.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

I would definitely recommend this provider and his staff as well as the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

We love Dr. Savage! He is the absolute best, and we recommend him to everyone!

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Dr Savage was really good at explaining the issues and possible solutions. Very friendly

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

dr savage is the best!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2019

Provider answered every question I had, without even asking the question.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Dr Savage is the epitome of an excellent provider.when he first walks in the room you realize he has thoroughly reviewed any films and history.he listens, asks questions, answers questions, explains options in detail and why he has chosen the final option.he explained about surgery, procedure and recovery.I never felt hurried through the visit.he is also very personable and has excellent bedside manner from a patient point of thing I forgot to tell him is that I meant to make sure he is the one to do the surgery and not a resident, fellow attending etc.I have a nursing background and a complicated back and need to be sure he is the one doing it.Thank you

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

The NP and Dr. savage was very helpful and took the time to listen to my issue. Felt very comfortable after leaving the appointment that he was going to help me by doing surgery!

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Dr. Savage spent a great deal of time with me. He thoroughly answered all of my questions and gave me a great deal of confidence in his ability to help me.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

I really felt that Dr Savage was concerned for my well being through the decision stage, surgery, and follow up. After 15 years I am 100% pain free. My quality of life is so wonderful, after so many years and prior surgery it is great to be able to do the things I use to do. He's a keeper!

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr Savage is one of a kind. Great bedside manner and very personable.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

I couldn't have been more pleased with the care provider.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Couldn't be better. I was especially pleased with the way the doctor took time to give a detailed explanation of my MRI images.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Was my first time there I loved the place and the doctor

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

Dr Jason Savage is a phenomenal individual

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

I was VERY pleased with the attention afforded me to leave the office knowing and understanding my problem. My MRI and C Scan were carefully explained as we looked at them on the computer screen. My options were laid out to me to best rectify my pain and it's source. We came to the same conclusion. I walked out of Dr. Savage's office in a much better mood than when I arrived.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

I have had a previous surgery by Dr. Savage, and I have recommended Dr. Savage to others who have contacted his office.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

very good experience as with all visits in the past regarding surgery, dr office follow-up visits x-rays doc. very pleased that I chose the Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Savage.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

the entire experience with Dr Savage was excellent as with the entire Cleveland Clinic staff.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Dr. Savage was a pleasure, from showing and explaining images, and responding to all questions knowledgeably, professionally and understandably.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

ALL an all very pleased every thing was on time. Everyone was pleasant. Dr.Jason Savage was GREAT an through also his Associate.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019


Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Dr Savage took a chance on doing my lumbar surgery when everyone else said NO!! I'm thanking God he took the chance and didn't listen to anyone else. Thank you Dr Savage!!

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

I like Dr. Savage and I think he really knows his stuff. I also know how busy he is and so I tried to be understanding of the fact that I had to wait 3 months for an appt . My husband and I live in Tampa and Ohio but I have stayed in Ohio this year for the most part so that I can address my back issues.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Both Dr. Savage and the other person (not sure if it was another doctor or a nurse practitioner), were very personable and made sure to answer all my questions about my condition and how to prevent it after surgery.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019

best dr I've ever been to.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

*Dr. Jason Savage did a wonderful job. Surgery room he was wonderful, he makes you smile.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

Dr Savage has been very attentive through out the process leading to surgery, during surgery and during the two subsequent visits

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2019

WOW! A surgeon who didn't recommend immediate surgery! I love Dr. Savage's approach to patient handling & care. Very thorough.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2019

Communicating via phone has been very important on several levels and the response from Dr Savage's staff has been excellent.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2019

Dr Savage always spends time listening to Leo and family and explains the plan of care. He and his staff are very receptive to the family's concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

I would have liked to have gotten a much earlier appointment, but certainly understand that the doctors are very busy and appointments go quickly. Dr. Savage was worth the wait!!

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

Wonderful Dr. and staff! Took great care of me when I needed it the most. Thank you!

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