Dr. Ranson is a board certified surgeon, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He practices at Thomas Memorial Hospital, Charleston Area Medical Center and Boone Memorial Hospital.
He graduated from the West Virginia University School of Medicine and completed a five year surgical residency at the Charleston Division of the West Virginia School of Medicine at Charleston Area Medical Center. He has additional training in plastic surgery and burn care.
Dr. Ranson is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the WVU School of Medicine - Charleston Division. In addition, he is the Cancer Liaison Physician for the American College of Surgeons. He is also a Member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and Director of the Breast Center of Thomas Health Care Systems.
Dr. Ranson is a native to West Virginia. Having been born, raised, and educated in the mountain state. He is a graduate of West Virginia University, where he graduated with honors.