Dr. Douglas Savage specializes in neurosurgery in Fort Myers, Florida.
Dr. Douglas Savage has been compared 438 times. Details of Dr. Savage's 33 years experience as an MD, his 3 hospital affiliations and education at Eastern Virginia Medical School are available on your free doctor report.
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A neurological surgeon provides the operative and non-operative management (i.e. prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, critical care, and rehabilitation) of disorders of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their supporting structures and vascular supply; the evaluation and treatment of pathological processes which modify function or activity of the nervous system; and the operative and non-operative management of pain. A neurological surgeon treats patients with disorders of the nervous system; disorders of the brain, meninges, skull, and their blood supply, including the extracranial carotid and vertebral arteries, disorders of the pituitary gland; disorders of the spinal cord, meninges, and vertebral column, including those which may require treatment by spinal fusion or instrumentation; and disorders of the cranial and spinal nerves throughout their distribution. No Sub Specialty. He obtained board certification from The American Board of Neurological Surgery for Neurosurgery.
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Dr. Savage is affiliated with 3 hospitals:
Dr. Savage attended medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School and graduated in 1981 having 33 years experience.Advanced training program of a internship in General Surgery was conducted at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX. Additional residency training in Neurosurgery was conducted at University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL.
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