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Dr. Kathy L. Rumer

“Plastic surgery is a desired pathway toward meeting new appearance goals for an individual. Because all individuals will have unique sets of appearance goals, it is imperative that patients are full partners in the decision-making process.”
- Dr. Kathy L. Rumer


Dr. Kathy Rumer is a leading aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon with a private practice on Philadelphia’s Main Line. Board-certified in plastic surgery, Dr. Rumer’s practice offers state-of-the-art procedures, cutting edge product offerings, and innovative technologies that achieve the maximum results for her patients.

Dr. Rumer’s practice philosophy is focused on achieving individual harmony and balance. She strives to produce natural appearing results that enhance and subtly refine the each individual’s best features. Her access to innovative advances, along with a meticulous aesthetic technique ensures an impeccable result that is customized to each patient’s anatomy, life style, work schedule and needs.

Dr. Rumer and her qualified staff will outline every step throughout the process; discuss options, alternatives, risks, and benefits of every treatment approach. After an extensive discussion and comprehensive evaluation, the plan will be implemented and will result in personal satisfaction…one individual at a time.

To complement her work, Dr. Rumer practice offers enhanced in-house aesthetic procedures to help patients gain additional benefits after their surgery or to provide noninvasive options when surgery is not the answer.

The end result? Each patient looks and feels their absolute best.

Dr. Rumer is a member of The Do-Gooders, a grassroots organization that supports a variety of causes and individual charitable endeavors including Mission Kids, Simon’s Fund, The Logan Hope School and The Kimmel Cancer Center. It is Dr. Rumer’s privilege to contribute her skill, education and training to make a difference in the lives of those with fewer resources and shine light on neglected issues that impact both the world and our community.

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Dr. Kathy L. Rumer is one of the few female board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeons in the Philadelphia tri-state area. She also a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and a Site Director for the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship.

Dr. Rumer brings a unique background to her practice, combining advanced mathematics, engineering, art, and science to provide her patients with the best possible experience in their cosmetic endeavors. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Ursinus College, with a major in Applied Mathematics. She also acquired a formal education in Fine Arts and engineering. Following college, Rumer was an Aerospace engineer and a member of various NASA satellite launch teams. Seeking more of a personal challenge, Rumer decided to explore medicine in order to give her the satisfaction she sought in a career. After completing her plastic and reconstructive surgical training at PCOM, she decided to open her own practice, which now encompasses full state-of-the-art facilities in the Philadelphia Main Line community of Ardmore, PA.

Dr. Rumer performs a full range of aesthetic procedures for the face, body, breast, and hair restoration, both invasive and non-invasive. Utilizing the latest in breakthrough technologies and protocols, Rumer truly offers the very best procedures available.

Dr. Rumer is also a highly experienced, and nationally-recognized, transgender surgical specialist. She offers all types of gender confirming surgical procedures for both the male-to-female (MTF) and the female-to-male (FTM) communities. She has successfully performed numerous face, breast, chest, body contouring and gender reassignment (GRS) surgeries and is a member of WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health).

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 continuously named “Top Doc” since 2008 by Main Line Today magazine, and “Top Doc″ by Philadelphia Magazine, as voted by her peers.






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