Dr. David Ranson, MD

Dr. David Ranson, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. David Ranson, MD is a general surgery specialist in South Charleston, WV and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

4607 Maccorkle Ave SW Ste 306

South Charleston, WV 25309

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ranson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Varicose Veins
very high
more than 98% of peers
Varicose Vein Procedure
normal
more than 60% of peers
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
normal
more than 55% of peers

Dr. Ranson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ranson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ranson's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ranson to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ranson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Referral for gallstones. After being insulted by my measuring pain he explained my pain wasn't what I had explained. Seriously? I cannot take pain meds and for years I've accustomed myself accordingly with otc meds. After he examined my stomach and gallbladder he explained he doesn't do gallbladder...more
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