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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

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

See publications for Jason Savage, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 8/9/2021, 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

255 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

55 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Dr. Savage is wonderful. He explained what he saw as my problem clearly and fully. He showed me MRIs and compared older ones to newer ones. I think he is a fantastic doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Dr Savage is very personable and I feel he goes the extra mile to improve my health

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Disappointed that I hat to wait 1 hour to see the dr.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

Great experience with Dr Savage, and he was very optimistic on moving forward with some type of surgery to correct my immense pain I'm having with a nerve in my right leg.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

Have already recommended Dr Savage to several people

Reviewed on May 26, 2022

Dr. Harrington was very excellent in explaining to me. Very kind and very caring. I was very impressed by him.

Reviewed on May 26, 2022


Reviewed on May 16, 2022

ZOOM Conference with Dr. Savage was greatly appreciated as I live about 9,000 miles away!

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Dr. Savage displayed and referred to my X rays during our ZOOM conference

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Dr Savage is why I am going to the Cleveland Clinic for back surgery rather than having it done in Detroit

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

I was worried about getting an appointment. But fortunately, there was a cancellation for Dr. Savage, so I got in that same day.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Was very very pleased with Dr. Savage. He was very warm and welcoming and I felt 100% confident in his assessment of my medical situation. Honestly, I couldn't be more pleased!

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Great bedside manner. I love *Dr. Savage, so kind, explaining everything to me and what to expect.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

Dr. Savage is awesome! He is very caring and very informative and a great surgeon!

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

I feel so fortunate to have Dr Savage as my Spine surgeon. He is caring, professional, knowledgeable and an excellent surgeon

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

I would highly recommend Dr Savage to anyone who has back issues. He will help you if he possibly can.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Would definitely recommend Dr Savage to others Tremendous care, great bedside manner, & solved my problem completely.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Dr. Savage was a very cordial and caring person and explained everything on a level that we could understand, he didn't speak in terms that were far above our understanding and we appreciate that. I am amazed at the efficiency of getting things done. I am confident that treatment will be thorough

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Dr Savage is excellent

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Dr Savage has a great bedside manner that made me feel very comfortable and confident in his ability to help me great experience

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Since having Dr. Jason Savage and Delia as my surgeon and Nurse, etc., I have always received the best care for everything. I am glad to have them as my medical caretakers for my back.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

I have always received the highest of care from Dr. Savage. Thank you for taking care of my back issue and continuing my care, as needed, with slight changes I have experienced.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

Dr. Savage was very good about explaining things, giving you pros & cons. Listening to concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

Dr. Savage is one of the best

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Dr Savage is excellent surgeon

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2021

Dr Savage snd his team were very easy to deal with - very comfortable with him

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2021

Again liked Dr Savage breath if fresh air compared to what we have in Erie

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2021

Dr Savage deserves 5 stars for his care and treatment of my low back problems. The surgery was very successful and relieved the debilitating symptoms I had been having. I highly recommend him and have done so to others.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2021

Dr Savage is a wonderful doctor and I trust all his decisions

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Was very impressed with the doctors came in to visit me go over what had happened you're very kind outgoing answering all questions and very professional. I can say it felt more like family than I expected

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2021

Suggest that if not going to see Dr. Savage to be informed of this. I was told would be seeing Dr. Savage but was seen by his Nurse Practitioner, Delia.which is fine as I have seen her all along and thoroughly trust her and feel comfortable with her. Have not seen Dr. Savage since leaving the hospital following surgery.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2021

Dr. Savage & staff are very friendly & professional.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

Dr Savage and his staff are the best in getting me visits with Dr Savage

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

I have Recommended Dr Savage too many people

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

This was one of the appointments I ever encountered. I was so impressed with the courtesy with the nurse a dr savage it was great.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr savage was great all my concerns were addressed and enough time was spent by him explaining them.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Great experience every time with Dr Savage and staff

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Always top notch from Dr Savage and his staff

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Dr. Savage answered all my questions and reassured me about the future with my cervical spine and he willbe going to follow me to make sure that everything is stable

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

DR Savage never comes to my appointments.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

I was able to see Dr Savage sooner than I thought. I had no issues with making my appointment.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

I had a very good experience speaking with Dr Savage. He explained my situation & answered any questions that I had. He was so kind. I actually have some hope.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

From the moment we met Dr. Savage. We could tell how caring, understanding, and attentive he is ! He listens well and truly cares about his patient .

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2021

Dr. Savage is very personable and wants to hear your version in addition to what is in the computer. I also brought an history of previous procedures done along with physical therapy and Instructions that I have done from the previous years. He was able to get a better picture of my history with back pain.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Dr. Savage is an amazing, caring and phenomenal surgeon. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing surgery. The finest doctor and man I have ever met and trust completely to handle my care.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

Dr. Savage shed light on my disorder that had not been clearly addressed by previous Docs.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

Dr. Savage is a very caring practitioner who takes as much time as is required for his patients to feel welcome and answer any of their questions.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

The doctors I've met with at Cleveland listened a lot and spent time hearing out my issues and explaining things. All 3 of them (or 5 if you count the sub-doctors who met with me as well prior to the primary doctor)

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

*Dr. Jason Savage's medical team was excellent.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

Dr. Savage is an excellent physican. I have complete confidence in the care and advice he has provided me. Overall the Cleveland Clinic is outstanding. However, the phone system needs much improvement.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

Again, Dr. Savage is an exceptional physician and a wonderful person.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

NP and Dr Savage and team were great!

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2021

Best Dr. Very caring

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

At first I had a difficult time getting an appointment with Dr. Savach. I was told to go in through ER and a team would decide on my treatment. I wanted to see Dr. Savage for a second opinion, as he had been my surgeon five years ago. Finally got someone to understand!

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Dr. Savage is and was very professional He has made me feel very trusting of his abilities.

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