Matthew T. Ranson, MD, MS
Matthew T. Ranson, M.D., M.S., is a top-ranked interventional spine and pain management specialist and anesthesiologist providing state-of-the-art and compassionate care for patients in Mesa, AZ. Dedicated to offering patients at Gateway Pain Solutions the most advanced pain management and treatment techniques available today, Dr. Ranson is skilled in an array of nonsurgical and minimally invasive procedures to treat issues like back pain, chronic headaches, arthritis, herniated discs, compression fractures, stenosis and other acute and chronic conditions, using innovative approaches like regenerative medicine and spinal cord stimulation to help patients at relieve pain without extensive or aggressive surgery.
After earning an undergraduate degree in chemistry from Hampden-Sydney College and a master’s degree in cellular and molecular biology from Tulane University, Dr. Ranson completed his medical degree at West Virginia University School of Medicine. He followed this with an internship at Atlanta Medical Center, a residency at Ohio State University College of Medicine and a fellowship in interventional pain medicine from Duke University. Board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in both anesthesiology and pain medicine, Dr. Ranson maintains active memberships in several medical associations including the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Dr. Ranson is committed to providing patient-centered care based on each patient’s individual needs for optimal results. He welcomes the opportunity to care for new patients.
Melissa LeSaar, FNP-C
Melissa LeSaar, FNP-C is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner with over 5 years of experience. She is grateful to have found her passion of caring for others, when she started in the healthcare field as a C.N.A. at the age of 19. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner specializing in pain, she worked in the hospital for many years.
Growing up in Arizona, Melissa earned her Bachelors in Nursing at Arizona State University. She went on to complete Masters in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner, through Grand Canyon University.
When Melissa isn’t in the office, she can be found being the best Mom she can to her two wonderful boys! She also enjoys traveling, and striking a yoga pose.