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

289 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
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

65 Patient Comments

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!

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Dr Savage as usual was kind, considerate and answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2019

all the nurses were really nice and talked me through everything and if I had concerns they helped ease my mind Dr Jason Savage was really awesome and he did a wonderful job with the surgery he was very on top of keeping me in the loop of what was going on I won't go no place ealse for my treatment I'm extremely happy

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2019

very good experience with Dr Savage and the whole Cleveland Clinic system.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2019

*Dr. Jason Savage is the best. He's the reason I chose hospital.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2019

*Dr. Savage was fantastic.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2019

Dr. Savage is great! Really took the time to make sure my daughter was comfortable and knew exactly what was going on with her treatment, surgery, and recovery. He really helped my 14 year old daughter get her life back after dealing with the pain of a herniated disc for 9 months by his incredible talent, and we will forever be grateful.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2019

*Dr. Jason Savage was very kind & awesome surgeon. He made arrangements for me to have a knee injection before discharge which has greatly helped my recovery from the back surgery.

Reviewed on May 23, 2019

Dr Savage Was excellent. He took his Time and showed me everything that was going on in my back through the MRIs and CAT scans. He seemed genuinely concerned and I highly recommend him

Reviewed on May 23, 2019

Dr Savage Was awesome. He showed that he really cared about me and my condition and it took as much time as I felt I needed to answer questions and go over MRIs and CAT scans. I highly recommend him to anybody needing that type of surgery

Reviewed on May 23, 2019

Jason Savage is a very talented surgeon.he is incredibly attentive to his patients .this was the best experience I've ever had with a doctor/ surgeon

Reviewed on May 16, 2019

Love Dr. Savage but waited over two hours to see him.

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

Dr Savage and his team showed great concern for me

Reviewed on May 2, 2019

dr savage was amazing. terrific bedside manner. answered all questions, developed a plan forward. spent huge amount of time. love him!

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019

my care has been excellent & I have recommended Dr Savage many times.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019

I was informed right away that Dr Savage would be 45 min late. the wait wasjust as expected & not bad

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019

Dr. Savage was the highlight of the experience. He was concerned about the best path forward for me and explained options carefully, answering all of my questions along the way.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019

Felt the doctor did not fully review the MRI's or Report provided. He offered nothing as to repairing my spine or addressing the spinal cord impingements. No response when mentioning that sitting or laying down causes extreme pain. He did ask his staff to assist in locating a doctors appointment for my knees. But, this, in my opinion, should havr been anticipated, based on my coorespondence and the MRI's of full spine and both knees. Also, no response to my comments regarding lack of vision in left eye.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019

Dr. Savage is first class in all aspects! He explains and spends time with you! His schedule is overloaded.Waited 2 hrs for him!

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019

I have been through a lot. United Health Care wanted me to be seen at your clinic. Dr. Savage seem confident. He told me we would figured it outs and, he would. call me. I am still waiting. I wanted months and spent a lot of money to be treated poor.Disappointed!

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2019

Dr. Savage's skills as a surgeon and the deep concern he has for his patients are truly and completely above and beyond any other doctor I have ever met.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2019

I suggest Cleveland clinic and Dr. Savage to anyone I meet that has debilitating back pain

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019

Dr. Savage was very caring.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2019

Dr Savage was very easy to talk with I appreciate his candor . Great bedside manner

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2019

dr. savage and his entire team are very professional and caring.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

After five tears of treatment elsewhere, I was very impressed with the attention, expertise and commitment I have received from Dr. Savage.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2019

The doctor went well be-on what I feel was his job to be sure we understood everything

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2019

Dr Savage is amazing. His bedside manner is impeccable. I would recommend him and have recommended him.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

Blood work after Dr visit , excellent

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2019

Being that Dr Savage is a 'specialist' may take up to 3 months to get an appointment. But he & his staff are available when I call with a problem. ..When he said he wanted to see me within a month...They staff complied. Thankful for that !

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2019

Dr was very compassionate & caring...even though he was way behind schedule....was unfair to him as well as me. Still will recommend Dr Savage to anyone !!!

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2019

Dr. Savage listened carefully to my concerns and answered all of my questions. He understood my apprehensions and was very calming. He took time with me and wants to keep a watch on my progress along with letting me know I can contact him if I need to see him before my next appointment.

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