Western University, Canada - London Ontario

| Monday August 21, 2017
7:42 PM

Neurosurgery - Area of Focus

Academic Appointment

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Western University

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Western University

Bio Sketch

Adrianna Ranger is a Pediatric Neurosurgeon at the Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences Center and an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. She completed her medical studies at McMaster University in 1993 and subsequently completed residency training in Neurosurgery at the University of Western Ontario in 1999. After a Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa, Dr. Ranger returned to London to commence practice in 2000. Dr. Ranger is the Research Chair of the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada and a member of the Board of Directors. She participates on the Medical Advisory Committee of the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario. Dr. Ranger's main area of research and clinical interest is pediatric brain tumors. Dr. Ranger is a Guelph native who graduated from McMaster University medical school in 1993 and completed her residency training in neurology at Western in 1999. She did a year's fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery in Ottawa and has particular interest in critically head-injured children and the treatment of brain swelling from trauma.

Dr Ranger is currently Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics at Western University. She is one of the first female neurosurgeons in the country and the first to specialize in pediatric neurosurgery. Dr. Ranger won the prestigious Kenneth Shulman award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons in 1999 for outstanding basic science research by a neurosurgical resident. She joined the London Health Sciences Centre faculty in 2000.


Dr. Ranger hopes to develop Canada's first intrauterine surgery program at London Health Sciences Centre. If successful, London would become one of the few places in the world to treat neurological birth defects on the fetus before birth.

Adrianna Ranger

Medical Interests

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Office Contact Information

  • Phone:519 - 685 - 8107
  • Address:

London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital
800 Commissioners Road East
London Ontario Canada
N6A 4G5