Ann M. Ritter, M.D.

Ann M. Ritter, M.D.Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Department: Neurosurgery


B.S., nutrition, University of Texas, Austin

M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Intern/resident, general surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Residency, neurosurgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.

Research fellow, neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Fellowship, pediatric neurosurgery, University of Texas at Dallas



Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery

Board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery


Clinical interests

Pediatric neurosurgery

Craniosynostosis – syndromic and non-syndromic causes

Obstetrical brachial plexus management


Brain and spinal tumors

In-utero and postnatal management of congenital spine and cranial defects

Head and spinal cord injury

Vascular malformation to include vein of Galen malformations and moyamoya disease

Surgical management of spasticity to include baclofen pumps and dorsal rhizotomy

Endoscopic treatment of cysts, hydrocephalus and brain tumors

Stereotactic, computer-guided surgery for cysts, tumors and biopsies


Research interests

Editor, “The International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons: The Guide”

Editor, “The Congress Quarterly”

Normal closure of human cranial suture and craniosynostosis

Published research



JoAnn Tillett, R.N.

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