Gynecologic Oncologist John E. Savage, M.D., Joins UAMS

By Susan Van Dusen

John E. Savage, M.D.

John E. Savage, M.D.

Savage earned his medical degree at the University of Iowa. After completing his internship at Los Angeles County University of Southern California Medical Center, Savage returned to the University of Iowa for his residency and fellowship training.

Savage previously served on the faculty of the University of Iowa and the University of Minnesota Medical School, as well as holding the position of director of gynecologic oncology at both St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. He worked in private practice for more than 20 years.

Savage is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) and the ABOG Division of Gynecologic Oncology.  He is a charter member of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society; a fellow in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and American College of Surgeons; and a member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and Gynecologic Oncology Group.


UAMS is the state's only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute and Institute for Digital Health & Innovation. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. U.S. News & World Report named UAMS Medical Center the state's Best Hospital; ranked its ear, nose and throat program among the top 50 nationwide; and named six areas as high performing — cancer, colon cancer surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery. UAMS has 2,727 students, 870 medical residents and five dental residents. It is the state's largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Childrens Hospital, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.

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