Dr. Jackson Salvant Jr, MD

Dr. Jackson Salvant Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Jackson Salvant Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

12200 Warwick Blvd Ste 410

Newport News, VA 23601

Contact Information

(757) 534-5200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Salvant Jr "I attempt to treat with minimally invasive techniques whenever possible to improve outcomes and reduce recovery time"

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

95  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acromegaly
  • Adult Brain Tumor
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Tumor
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Brainstem Lesions
  • Brainstem Neoplasm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gliosarcoma
  • Gliosis
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tumor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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59  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Old Dominion University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Medical College Of Virginia Neurosurgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Gamma Knife Perfexxion Uprade Training
    Other Education | Completed 2009
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Skull Base and Gamma Knife Educational Programs
    Other Education | Completed 2006
  • Priniples Of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Universty Of Pittsburgh
    Other Education | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Richmond Magazine Top doctors with Most votes of Richmond Neurosurgeons for 2011, 2000-2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Salvant Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salvant Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salvant Jr to family and friends
44 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Salvant Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Salvant Jr Says:

I am committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients. Thank you for recommending and trusting me to care for you and your family and friends. 

I utilize Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in my practice to increase access and appointment availability and shorten wait times for appointments. With relatively few Neurosurgeons nationwide and continuously increasing demand for our services, the use


Patient Comments (7)

I had back issues and heard about Dr Salvant. I was told how good he was with all aspects of his care and he was just as I had been told. He was patient with me, answered my questions so that I could understand and even showed me a model of exactly what was wrong with my back. Anyone who need a...more
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Outstanding! Explained everything very well; benefits and possible down side of any surgery. Compassionate and caring. Seemed to really understand what I was going through. Can't say enough good about him. Wish I'd met him earlier in this process.
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My Primary care Doctor sent me to see Dr. Salvant. I arrived 30 minutes early as requested and was directed to a HOT patient room where I waited about 30 minutes for the doctor. When the door opened, Dr. Salvant's Nurse Practioner came in and introduced her self and proceeded with the examination....more
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Dr. Jackson Salvant was my. Neurosurgeon in Richmond Virginia Dr. Jackson Salvent did three successful operations on me. 1. Lumbar discectomy L4, L5 2. Lumbar discectomy L4, L5 3. Cervical Spinal Discectomy fusion C-5, C-6. Dr. Jackson Salvant is a amazing neurosurgeon he does excellent...more
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Rude, Arrogant, Insolent, Sloppy - He had the nerve to stand there & tell me that I have no herniated disc, no bulging disc, no annular tear - that multiple BOARD CERTIFIED & HIGHLY RESPECTED physicians who read the x-rays do not know what they're talking about & that he is the surgeon & that I...more
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