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Viran Ranasinghe

Viran Ranasinghe, MD UTMB Health Provider

  • UTMB Health Ear, Nose and Throat, League City
    • 1600 W. League City Parkway
      Suite D
      League City, TX 77573
    • Phone: (281) 338-0829
    • Fax: (281) 557-7284
  • Dr. Ranasinghe’s interests in head and neck cancer surgery include thyroid and parathyroid surgery, oral cavity and oropharynx cancer, larynx cancer, skin cancer, salivary gland, and microvascular reconstructive surgery.

    Dr. Ranasinghe grew up in New York and South Carolina before attending Clemson University where he was a member of the Clemson Honors College and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Microbiology. He attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

    Dr. Ranasinghe completed his residency in Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He then completed a fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

    Dr. Ranasinghe believes in a multidisciplinary team approach to head and neck cancer care that provides individualized care plans for each patient. His research interests include nonmelanoma skin cancer treatment and examining sociodemographic factors that impact cancer outcomes.

    Outside of patient care, Dr. Ranasinghe enjoys cooking, skiing, motorsports, and watching college football.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston, SC, 2014


    Otorhinolaryngology, Internship University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA, 2015


    Otorhinolaryngology, University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA, 2019


    Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction, University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA, 2020

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