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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


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

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

249 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 4.9
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

42 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Dr Savage is awesome! Very caring. He talks to you so you understand. I Feel totally confident with him and think he is a terrific surgeon. He has helped my quality life be back to where I needed it to be. He cares about his patients quality of life.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Excellent experience & Dr. Savage has a wonderful personality & explained the surgery in detail. My results were just as expected. Very happy I choose Dr. Savage.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Dr. Savage was attentive and engaged, with high energy; sincerely appreciated!

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Dr. Savage was beyond excellent!! Dr. Savage is so smart he knew exactly what to do to help me, In his care I felt my condition could only get better and it has! God Bless Dr. Savage he is THE GREATEST!!!!!

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Dr. Savage had Dr. Mendez perform the injections on my back and when I left the Cleveland Clinic I felt I received "WORLD CLASS CARE"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

Dr Savage is very kind and outgoing. I have complete confidence in his ability to do my surgery. I have already recommended him to someone.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Dr. Savage was very patient, he took time to explain everything to us and answer our questions and show us the images.

Reviewed on May 27, 2021

Dr. Savage spent the time to allow me to share my history and currently complaints. He then utilized that information to explain what the present and future looks like in great detail, answering all my questions along the way. He spoke about the many different options for approaches moving forward, gave his recommendation, but ultimately left it up to me to decide how I wanted to move forward. I greatly appreciated his professionalism and his true care for me as a person.

Reviewed on May 24, 2021

Dr. Savage made me feel very comfortable and explained exactly what he would do to get me the relief I need.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

Dr Savage and staff are the best. He spends time listening and answering all questions. He is very friendly and personable on top of being a great spine surgeon. The Clinic is very lucky to have him on staff. I am a recently retired orthopaedic surgeon and greatly appreciate what he does and how he does it. Also thanks to the Clinic for its wonderful care during my time of need.

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

dr savage and staff were always professional and quick to answer any questions that I had

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Dr Savage is excellent. I have recommended him to several people.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

I have always had a great collaboration with Dr. Savage and his team. They have always taken great care in my recovery of my back surgeries. I appreciate their help with everything.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Would definitely recommend Dr. Savage and his team for other surgeries

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Jason Savage and his team are always professional and their staff at Cleveland Clinic is the same. Always good!!!

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

The Dr. had a wonderful bedside manner and he reviewed my tests, provided options, and gave me time to go home and discuss it with my family. Very happy!

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

One comment. Dr. Savage tends to talk very fast making it somewhat difficult to understand him. However he has no problem repeating himself so we can follow more easily. Absolutely loved his manner of relating to us & made me feel at ease right away.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Dr Savage was amazing he listened to my concerns he never appeared rushed to get to the next patient. GREAT bedside manners I would highly recommend Sr. Savage to any of my family or friends.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

Dr. Savage, staff and all Cleveland Clinic personnel are top notch

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

I love Dr. Savage! He is highly skilled snd very personable.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2021

Love *Dr. Savage, *Dehlia and other doctors.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Again I was not able to connect to the video visit due to my own error however Dr. Savage called me in the phone and the appointment went great.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

Dr. Savage was absolutely awesome. Great bedside manner. Did not talk down to me but had a nice back-and-forth discussion with him. Very friendly and easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

I feel lucky to have the Cleveland Clinic as my healthcare provider.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

I saw the nurse practitioner which is fine but I didn't know this until the visit. I was expecting to see the doctor. I feel I should have been informed that I would be seeing the nurse instead of the doctor. I don't have a problem talking with the nurse but I wish I could have been made aware of this before I got there. I was glad I got in to the office so quickly.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

very good communication from Dr. Savich

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Doctor in and out and on to the next patient.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

My only complaint is it takes too long to see Doctor for follow up. Everything eles was very good and very professional. thank you

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

Dr Savage is the best surgeon ever! I would definitely recommend him to anyone who was experiencing back issues.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2020

*Dr. Savage is excellent!

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

doctor seemed very busy, but tried to answer my quesrions.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Dr. Savage was very nice and explained things well.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Dr. Savage spent time evaluating my condition and then explained Ning and showing what was wrong. The time he spent helped create the trust needed to accept his recommendations.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

I feel very comfortable with Dr.Savage. I feel like he actually cares about me and my quality of life. He has helped me so much! I am very grateful for him and to have him as my spine surgeon. We have a healthcare plan that we agree on. He is a Dr who actually listens to his patient. I'm excited to have him as my Doctor!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

I had the best doctor/staff/hands down.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Dr Savage and assistant are always friendly and helpful. Dr Savage explains things very well and takes time for me

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Dr. Jason Savage is a rock star. He is knowledgeable, compassionate and has integrity!

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Dr. Savage was very helpful and easy to talk with

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Delia and Dr. Savage were easy to talk to. They both paid close attention to what I was saying. Most importantly they gave me feedback and reassurance. Dr. Savage took the time to pull up my scans and go over it with me. He then proceeded to inform me of the options, pros and cons. I needed to feel comfortable with the person who would be performing surgery on my back. There is no way that I would let anyone that I didn't feel comfortable with operate on me. Dr. Savage and his staff gave me the comfort that I needed.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

*Dr. Savage and his team were amazing.

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