Cosmetic Surgeon Philadelphia - Dr. Kathy Rumer

Dr. Kathy L. Rumer

Is a highly-respected, board-certified, female Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with an exclusive practice conveniently located on Philadelphia’s Main Line.

Her reputation for attention to detail and meticulous technique, along with an insightful female perspective, has sparked a rising demand for her expertise. Her warm and approachable nature allows her patients to feel comfortable and, most importantly, develop trust.

Dr. Rumer performs a full range of aesthetic procedures for the face, body and breast. She is also a breast reconstruction and post-weight loss, body-contouring specialist.

She is the founder Delaware Valley Aesthetics (nka: Rumer Cosmetic Surgery, 2012) where she works with other specialists to provide the best possible healthcare for her patients.

She also serves as a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship site director for the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

Dr Rumer is fully-licensed in Pennsylvania and Delaware and is on staff at some of the area’s most renowned hospitals including:


In addition to her clinical appointments, Dr. Rumer maintains membership in several professional societies including:

American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
Member – June 2000 to present

American Osteopathic Association
Member – August 1996 to present

American Medical Association
Member – August 1997 to present

Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
Member – July 2000 to present
Intern Representative 2000-2001

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Member – January 2008 to present

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Alumni Association Board of Directors
Member – November 2008 to present

The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Awards Committee
Member – September 2009 to present

Member – June 2011 to present

Residency Training

Dr. Rumer completed her surgical training at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, which included training at several prestigious medical centers in the New York and Philadelphia area such as:

Academic Appointments

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Site Director

Philadelphia University
Clinical Educator – Physician’s Assistant Program

Honors and Awards

Dr. Rumer has received both regional and national recognition for her contributions in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Most recently, she has been named “Top Doc” 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 by Main Line Today magazine, and “Top Doc 2011″ by Philadelphia Magazine, as voted by her peers.

Named a “TOP DOC”
Main Line Magazine
Dec 2008

Named a “TOP DOC”
Main Line Magazine
Dec 2009

Named a “TOP DOC”
Main Line Magazine
Dec 2010

Named a “TOP DOC”
Main Line Magazine
Dec 2011

Named a “TOP DOC”
Philadelphia Magazine
May 2011

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