Dr. Perry Savage Jr, MD

Dr. Perry Savage Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Perry Savage Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Univ Of Al Sch Of Med in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery.Read his story

1801 Gadsden Hwy

Birmingham, AL 35235

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Savage Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Savage Jr "Dr. Savage Jr. performs Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion, Lumbar Microdiscectomy and Decompression, Kyphoplasty, percutaneous discectomy procedures, stem cell implantation and injection, and some arthroscopic procedures. He uses the operating microscope regularly on spine procedures. Dr. Savage Jr. also performs peripheral nerve surgery. Dr. Lauren Savage Jr is board certified, fellowship trained, minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgeon. He began performing kyphoplasty in 2001, and has performed over 1500 kyphoplasty procedures. He has been an instructor at kyphoplasty courses for Kpyhon, the company that developed and pioneered the Kyphoplasty procedure. He has also been an instructor for minimally invasive spine procedures at the Practical Anatomy Workshop in St Louis. His practice is focused on minimally invasive spine surgery and other minimally invasive procedures. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He completed a three part fellowship in spine surgery while working with neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons. He completed one of his fellowships working with Dr. Paul Young in St. Louis, one of the first Spine Microsurgeons. Dr. Savage Jr. presented the first research on minimally invasive spine surgery performed in Alabama in 1988, while a resident at UAB"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Savage Jr "We want to make you feel like you have a doctor in the family."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Femur Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
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21  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Birmingham Southern College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Uab Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Uab Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Ing, Indianapolis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Microsurgery and Brain Institute, St. Louis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Spine Surg Psc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Savage Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Savage Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Savage Jr to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Savage Jr's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

The treatment Dr. Savage and his staff provided was exactly what I needed. The treatment took care of my back pain and my life returned to normal. I highly recommend him.
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Dr Savage and his whole team have made my experience a positive one. After enduring great pain and partial immobility-- my surgery was a fine success. I have been treated with dignity and kindness. I would highly recommend Dr Savage and his entire staff to my friends, family and basically anyone I...more
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Both my husband & I have used P. Savage for our knees, he makes sure you understand everything he is telling you, he is available 24/7 to help or answer questions. Dr. Savage has called both of us on our cell phones on a weekend to check in on us after our procedures. I would not have let anyone...more
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IT HAS BEEN GOOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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