As of Sunday, December 18, 2022, Jefferson Surgical Clinic (JSC) physicians and staff are employed by Carilion Clinic.

JSC and Carilion share the same philosophy about the practice of medicine. As a patient, you’ll receive the same care and compassion from your surgical provider. Also, you’ll have access to additional resources including MyChart, a secure online health management tool, and easy connections to many specialty services through an electronic medical record system.

If you have questions regarding an upcoming appointment, you can continue to reach your care team at (540) 283-6000..

The patient portal is no longer active due to system changes. You are able to pay your account balance using the “Bill Pay” button below instead of calling. For account questions, you may still call (540) 283-6070.

Elizabeth Saum, RN, FNP-C

A registered nurse and certified family nurse practitioner, Elizabeth Saum specializes in neurosurgery of the spine and brain. Elizabeth earned both her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing degrees from Radford University.

Elizabeth is a member of several professional associations, including the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and the American Nurses Association.

Philosophy of Care

Providing quality patient care in a timely manner.

Specialties and Services

Spinal Surgeries

  • Tumors
  • Fusion
  • Degeneration
  • Trauma
  • Fracture
  • Forteo Therapy

Brain Surgeries

  • Tumors
  • Metastatic Disease
  • Hemorrhage
  • Deep Brain Stimulation: Implantation, Battery Change

Peripheral Nerve Surgeries

  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment/Decompression
  • Carpel Tunnel Entrapment/Decompression

Spinal Device Surgeries

  • Spinal Cord Stimulator: Implantation, Battery/Generator Replacement, Removal
  • Intrathecal Pain Pump: Implantation, Battery/Generator Replacement, Removal


Contact Information
Jefferson Surgical Clinic
1924 Braeburn Circle
Salem, VA 24153

Phone: (540) 283-6000

Outside of work, Elizabeth likes to travel, garden, read and bowl, and loves boating.

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