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Neurosurgery | Male

Semmes-Murphey Clinic 6325 Humphreys Blvd Memphis, TN 38120 Get Directions

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Jason Weaver | Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute

Dr. Jason Weaver was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1974 and grew up outside of Omaha, Nebraska. He obtained his Bachelor's degree at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, where he graduated top of his class, with majors in both chemistry and biology. He then went on to Saint Louis University School of Medicine where he obtained his medical degree, graduating summa cum laude in 2001. He was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, an honorary medical society for the top of the medical school class. After internship in General Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Dr. Weaver went on to complete residency with the University of Tennessee Department of Neurosurgery and the Semmes Murphey Clinic in Memphis. He graduated from the program in 2007.

Also in 2007, Dr. Weaver completed a clinical fellowship in spine oncology and neuro-oncology at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. While there, he worked extensively with many medical disciplines in the care of the cancer patient.

Dr. Weaver joined the Semmes Murphey Clinic in 2007. In addition to serving as a general neurosurgeon, Dr. Weaver is specifically interested in neuro-oncology and spinal tumors and ensuring cancer patients receive the comprehensive, state-of-the-art care locally. He has developed a comprehensive radiosurgery program to treat brain and spine tumors without the need for an incision in some cases. Dr. Weaver also has a particular interest in minimally invasive surgical procedures of the spinal column to treat not only tumors but trauma, disc herniations, myelopathy, spondylolisthesis, trauma, etc.

Dr. Weaver has been married to Dr. Virginia "Jenny" Weaver since 2003. She is a bariatric surgeon with Saint Francis Surgical Weight Loss Center. They have two children.

Professional Societies – Membership and Service:

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • AO Spine International Member and Instructor
  • Team Physician University of Memphis Athletics

Interests outside of medicine:

  • Fly fishing
  • Golf
  • Nebraska Football

News:

  • Dr. Weaver featured in Memphis Medical News

Disorders & Treatments

  • Arm Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Leg Pain
  • Numbness
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine
  • Weakness

Additional Areas of Expertise

  • Complex spine
  • General spine
  • Cervical spine
  • Lumbar spine
  • Degenerative spinal disease
  • Disc herniation
  • Scoliosis/deformity
  • Spinal revision surgery

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    VERY GOOD
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    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
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    VERY GOOD
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    EXCELLENT
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    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr Weaver squeezed me into his busy schedule because He saw how long I had been hurting with my damaged L-5 Nerve root my surgery is Wed April 27, 2016
Mary Grimmig, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback.
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Jason Weaver | Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute

Dr. Jason Weaver was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1974 and grew up outside of Omaha, Nebraska. He obtained his Bachelor's degree at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, where he graduated top of his class, with majors in both chemistry and biology. He then went on to Saint Louis University School of Medicine where he obtained his medical degree, graduating summa cum laude in 2001. He was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, an honorary medical society for the top of the medical school class. After internship in General Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Dr. Weaver went on to complete residency with the University of Tennessee Department of Neurosurgery and the Semmes Murphey Clinic in Memphis. He graduated from the program in 2007.

Also in 2007, Dr. Weaver completed a clinical fellowship in spine oncology and neuro-oncology at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. While there, he worked extensively with many medical disciplines in the care of the cancer patient.

Dr. Weaver joined the Semmes Murphey Clinic in 2007. In addition to serving as a general neurosurgeon, Dr. Weaver is specifically interested in neuro-oncology and spinal tumors and ensuring cancer patients receive the comprehensive, state-of-the-art care locally. He has developed a comprehensive radiosurgery program to treat brain and spine tumors without the need for an incision in some cases. Dr. Weaver also has a particular interest in minimally invasive surgical procedures of the spinal column to treat not only tumors but trauma, disc herniations, myelopathy, spondylolisthesis, trauma, etc.

Dr. Weaver has been married to Dr. Virginia "Jenny" Weaver since 2003. She is a bariatric surgeon with Saint Francis Surgical Weight Loss Center. They have two children.

Professional Societies – Membership and Service:

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • AO Spine International Member and Instructor
  • Team Physician University of Memphis Athletics

Interests outside of medicine:

  • Fly fishing
  • Golf
  • Nebraska Football

News:

  • Dr. Weaver featured in Memphis Medical News

Disorders & Treatments

  • Arm Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Leg Pain
  • Numbness
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine
  • Weakness

Additional Areas of Expertise

  • Complex spine
  • General spine
  • Cervical spine
  • Lumbar spine
  • Degenerative spinal disease
  • Disc herniation
  • Scoliosis/deformity
  • Spinal revision surgery

Dr. Weaver says...

Jason Weaver | Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine InstituteDisorders & Treatments

  • Arm Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Leg Pain
  • Numbness
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine
  • Weakness

Additional Areas of Expertise

  • Complex spine
  • General spine
  • Cervical spine
  • Lumbar spine
  • Degenerative spinal disease
  • Disc herniation
  • Scoliosis/deformity
  • Spinal revision surgery

Dr. Weaver's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    St Louis Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    MD Anderson Cancer Ctr Houston

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    Drury University Springfield Mo

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis