Erin Ransom, MD

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest
hand and upper extremity, brachial plexus injuries, peripheral nerve injuries, thoracic outlet syndrome, pediatric hand surgery, cerebral palsy, spasticity


Dr. Erin Ransom is a hand and upper extremity surgeon in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where she served as Administrative Chief Resident. She completed Hand and Upper Extremity fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Following fellowship, she completed an additional fellowship specializing in Pediatric Hand Surgery at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta which included treating patients with spasticity and tetraplegia at the Shepherd Center for Rehabilitation. She has had extensive training in the care of patients with upper extremity complaints with a special emphasis on brachial plexus, thoracic outlet syndrome and pediatric hand injuries.

Honors and Awards


  • Mid-America Resident Scholarship (2018)
  • John S Gould, M.D. Award (2016)
  • Chestley L. Yelton Resident Essay Contest – 2nd Place (May 2016)
  • Dean's Summer Research Fellowship, Medical College of Georgia (2009)
  • Medical College of Georgia Medicine Faculty Scholarship (2009)
  • Hatton Lovejoy Graduate Studies Scholar (2009)
  • Undergraduate of the Year, Northeast Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society (2009)
  • Robert S. Wheeler Scholarship, University of Georgia (2006)
  • Hatton Lovejoy Undergraduate Studies Scholar (2005)

Professional Societies


  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • American Society for Peripheral Nerve
  • Pediatric Hand Study Group
  • Plexus Nexus
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
  • Alabama Orthopaedic Society
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association


Medical School
Medical College of Georgia

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Orthopaedic Surgery

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Pediatric Hand Surgery


Campus Address
OSB 201

(205) 930-8339