Dr. Jay U. Howington

Dr. Jay U. Howington

Neurosurgeon at Memorial Spine

Meet Dr. Jay U. Howington

Dr. Jay Howington is a Board-Certified, Fellowship-Trained Neurosurgeon in Savannah, Georgia. He is the only neurosurgeon in the area that has the ability to treat extracranial carotid disease endovascularly or with open surgery, and he pursues his interests in the surgical management of cervical spine disease and peripheral nerve lesions.

Meet Dr. Jay Howington:

  • Dr. Howington interest in the surgical treatment of cervical spine disorders as well as general neurological surgery
  • Completed a two-year fellowship in Endovascular Neurosurgery under Dr. Nick Hopkins in Buffalo, New York
  • Involved in multiple interventional neurovascular procedures ranging from carotid artery angioplasty and stenting to acute stroke intervention and the embolization of arteriovenous malformations (AVM), aneurysms and tumors
  • Gained exposure to the percutaneous embolization of venous angiomas, balloon test occlusion for cerebral perfusion analysis and intracranial angioplasty and stenting
  • Teaches courses on endovascular and microsurgical techniques across the United States as well as in Japan and India
  • Dr. Jay Howington is a Neurosurgeon with Memorial Spine.

Memorial Spine is regionally recognized for its accomplishments in spine surgery. Taking a comprehensive approach to spine-related pain, the spine specialists at Memorial Health have demonstrated their commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for patients experiencing back pain, neck pain and degenerative spine conditions.

Directions to our primary location in

Savannah, GA

How Dr. Jay U. Howington Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • (AVM)
  • Acute Pain
  • Aneurysms
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Auto-Related Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Dizziness and balance disorders
  • Extracranial Carotid Disease
  • Extremity Dysfunction / Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Fracture
  • Head Injury
  • Headache / Migraine
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoporotic Compression Fractures
  • Peripheral Nerve Lesions
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Venous Angiomas
  • Vertebral subluxation


  • Acute Stroke Intervention
  • Angiography
  • Annulus Repair
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion
  • BMP
  • Back Surgery
  • Balloon Test Occlusion
  • Behavioral Modification
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Bracing
  • Carotid Artery Angioplasty
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Discectomy
  • Dynamic lumbar stabilization
  • Electrotherapy, e.g. TENS
  • Embolization Of Aneurysms
  • Embolization Of Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)
  • Embolization Of Tumors
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Epidural Steroid Injections - Cervical
  • Epidural Steroid Injections - Lumbar
  • Facet Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Interspinous process spacers
  • Intracranial Angioplasty
  • Intracranial Stenting
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • PLIF (posterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Percutaneous Embolization Of Venous Angiomas
  • Physical Therapy
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stenting
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Traction
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty

Accolades for Dr. Jay U. Howington

Professional Distinctions

  • Medical Director of Stroke Program, Memorial Health University Medical Center

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Neurosurgical Society of America
  • Society of Endovascular Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Jay U. Howington

4 E Jackson Blvd.
Savannah, GA 31405
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Additional Locations

4700 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
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