Experience & Education
EducationUniversity of Arizona - Undergraduate - Tucson, Arizona - 1971-1974
University of Arizona - Bachelor of Sciences - Tucson, Arizona
University of Arizona - Graduate - Tucson, Arizona - 1974-1977
University of Arizona - College of Medicine - Tucson, Arizona
Areas of ExpertiseFellowship training in pediatric surgery and cardiac surgery
AwardsBausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award - University of Arizona - 1971
Michael Acuna Memorial Award - University of Arizona - 1971
"Pop" McKale Scholarship for Excellence in Academics & Athletics - University of Arizona - 1971
Baird Memorial Scholarship in Academics - University of Arizona - 1973
Phi Beta Kappa - University of Arizona - 1974
Phi Kappa Phi - University of Arizona - 1974
Arizona Medical Association Scholarship - Phoenix, Arizona - 1975
Mosby Book Scholarship - College of Medicine, Arizona - 1977
Dr. Richard Ranne is a pediatric general, cardiothoracic and congenital cardiac surgeon at Covenant Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He specializes in the surgical care of infants and children including cardiothoracic procedures, laparoscopy, surgical endocrinology and surgical oncology.
Dr. Ranne has published findings related to a wide variety of disease process and surgical procedures. Some examples include: neurologic deficit following gastric portioning and the possible role of thiamine, prenatal diagnosis of intralobar pulmonary sequestration, and relief of subglottic stenosis using anterior cricoid resection. Prior to arriving in Lubbock, Dr. Ranne practiced in Oklahoma for 21 years. Dr. Ranne was a clinical professor of surgery and pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa. He was an assistant clinical professor of surgery at the University of Arizona in Tucson and held a similar position at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Also while in Arizona, Dr. Ranne was the head of the Department of Surgery at CIGNA. While in Oklahoma, he retained a pediatric cardiothoracic and general surgery practice. At Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Dr. Ranne served as the chairman of the Department of Surgery and the surgical medical director of Pediatric Surgery and ECMO.
Dr. Ranne is a member of the following professional organizations: American Medical Association, Lubbock County Medical Society, Texas State Medical Association and American Pediatric Surgical Association.
Dr. Ranne completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Arizona. His fellowships in pediatric surgery and cardiothoracic surgery were performed at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Dr. Ranne completed his fellowship in congenital cardiac surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital through Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Ranne is board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery and holds special certification in pediatric surgery.
Areas of Interest
Pediatric Surgery/ Pediatric Cardio/Thoracic Surgery/General Surgery
All areas of advanced pediatric surgical care including advanced thoroscopic and laporoscopic procedures