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


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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 School - 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

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 8/22/2017, 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

219 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.7
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

20 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2018

very good visit with Dr Savage and very good experience as in the past having X-Ray performed at Cleveland Clinic just prior to Dr visit.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2018

Good experience with visit. Thanks Dr Savage and Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2018

Saw Dr.Savage as a consult for possible surgery. Very impressed with his ability to talk to me, eye to eye, and not to the computer. He took time to orient me to the results of my magnetic resonance image. I feel very comfortable with any future spinal care I may require.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2018

Dr Savage & the Cleveland Clinic are very good and I have recommended them to several people

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2018

Dr Savage always listens and addresses my concerns. He doesn't rush me when I am their. All doctors should have his bedside manner

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2018

VERY HAPPY WITH DR. SAVAGE... His expertise and his genuine care for my recovery

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2018

Both PA and Doctor are excellent!

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2018

We discussed surgery, the spinal cord stimulation, and trying a nerve block too in the area where the problem is coming from in my spine.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2018

Dr. Savage always answers all of my questions and explains things throughly.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2018

I cannot give *Dr. James Savage enough accolades for his skill as a surgeon and bedside manner. He is the best!

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2017

Dr. Savage kept me informed of the type of procedure while waiting.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2017

he was to call me back and has not done so

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2017

All excellent.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2017


Reviewed on Jul 31, 2017

Excellent and exceptional!

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2017

I felt that Dr. Sovage very much cared for me as a person.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2017

Dr. Jason Savage and the anesthesiologists were simply wonderful about addressing my concerns.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2017

Surgeon visited me every day. Explained everything, answered all concerns, extremely skillful.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2017

I was very pleased with Dr. Savage's exams, explanations of my condition, and his advise.

Reviewed on May 8, 2017

positive experience.

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