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Dr. Jackson Salvant Jr, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Salvant Jr

Dr. Jackson Salvant Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(757) 534-5200

Dr. Salvant Jr accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
Carelink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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Dr. Salvant Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salvant Jr treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Salvant Jr treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salvant Jr treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Salvant Jr treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Salvant Jr treats Spine Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Salvant Jr treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Salvant Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acromegaly
  • Adult Brain Tumor
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis Correction
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • 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 Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Brainstem Lesions
  • Brainstem Neoplasm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Disease
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Discography
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Frameless Stereotactic Surgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for AVM
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gliosarcoma
  • Gliosis
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tumor
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

I attempt to treat with minimally invasive techniques whenever possible to improve outcomes and reduce recovery time

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Richmond Magazine Top doctors with Most votes of Richmond Neurosurgeons for 2011, 2000-2011

Dr. Salvant Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Salvant Jr

4.0

Based on 46 reviews

5 Stars
71.73913043478261%
(33)
4 Stars
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(2)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
23.91304347826087%
(11)

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I would recommend Dr. Jackson Salvant, in my opinion he helped me tremendously with three back surgeries! I would go back to him for a fourth if need be! He’s very patient he’s very quiet and he’s very smart he does have a funny side!Keep up the good work Dr.
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I had to transfer to Virginia with my husband for the military. I had to leave my current care and orthopedic surgeon and was referred to Riverside from Tri-Care. It has been the most horrible experience that I have ever gone through with any medical facility. They tell you that you need all your...Read More
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Dr. Salvant believes he is above scrutiny. He does not listen to your concerns and decides what he will or will not explain. His response to my questioning the reason for and the difference between surgical procedures for me was, "I'm the surgeon, I went to med School, you are not to question what...Read More
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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...Read 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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