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Dr. Vishnu Rumalla

Plastic Surgery
Keller, TX
26 years experience male

Locations

Tarrant Plastic Surgery, PA

Address

1870 Keller Parkway, Suite 100
Directions

About

Bio

Vishnu Rumalla MD grew up in Arlington. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Rumalla is proud to offer his patients three Tarrant county offices in Fort Worth, Keller, and Southlake. He is an avid gardener and coaches his kids' sports.

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Let surgeon know: If you have genital herpes outbreak, i would not do your surgery for a while. If it oral outbreak i would treat and wait at least a week because the ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
I think so: I am big believer that our outer beauty is affected by our inner health and wellness. I do not have any strong scientific data, but in my experience,... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Possibly: Thanks for your question, however there are many different types of laser resurfacing treatments and thus we cannot answer such a question. I would r... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Depends: Thanks for your inquiry. The answer it depends from surgeon to surgeon. It takes me 4-5 hours and I do two a month. Make sure you select a board c... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Brachioplasty : Thanfks for your inquiry. If you have a large amount of loose skin that is often associated wih massive weight loss, greater than 50 pounds, brachiop... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
ENT Consult: Thanks for your inquiry, you should seek the opinion of an ENT surgeon in person, they may be able to offer both surgical and non-surgical options for... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Usually: I am a big believer in bras in the recovery process of an augmentation. In my practice we give patient's their first bra.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Depends: Thanks for your question. If you do not have drains and the incisions look well healed you can shower in as little as 48 hours after most breast surg... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Weight loss: In patient's who are not at their ideal body weight, weight loss still many be the single best treatment to improve the appearance of cellulite.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Melanoma: Recurrence of the same melanoma, is less likely after nine years compared to you developing a new one. Please be seeing your dermatologist to discuss... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Depends: Thanks for a great question, but without an exam in person, such a personalize question is difficult to answer. It is possible to develop loose skin ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes!: I use tummy tucks (witch hazel) to reset many of the changes that pregnancy causes. Please seek the opinion of a board certified plastic surgeon in y... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Not sure: Without a physical exam it is hard to know. Please seek the opinion of a board certified plastic surgeon in your area, good luck.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Somewhat: It can help, do not expect complete removal, but rather an improvement.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: A ruptured silicone breast implant can, not alwys lead to encapsulation and hardening of the breast. A ruptured silicone implant always needs to be e... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Aquaphor: I reccomend people use neosporin the first two day and then switch to aquaphor if they have no allergies to them.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Unfortunately, yes: Though rare, deaths have been reported after liposuction, like almost any surgical procedure. Please seek the opinion of a board certified plastic su... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Compression: This is a good question. Loose the weight gradually and if possible wear some comfortable compression garments while loosing weight--this might help ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Body jet: The main advantage of body jet is if you are planning to use the fat removed and transfer to the face or buttock for example.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Less likely: Less likely with titanium, but unfortunately, without a trial it is hard to know with metal allergies. Please discuss with your primary care doctor.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Many things: Thanks for your question, many things including nutritional defiencies, hair products, health conditions like thyroid disease, and genetics could be c... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Possibly: If you have poorly controlled blood pressure, the stress and pain of any surgical procedure can excerbate it. Please consult your primary care doctor... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Need overnight stay: I do many bodylifts and they always involve an overnight stay in the hospital or surgery center. I also would reccomend a Marcaine pain pump to help ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
No: A body wrap cannot be compared to liposuction a surgical procedure. Please seek the opinion of a board certified plastic surgeon in your area to disc... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
No: No fda studied, class i evidence based medical study confirms the effectiveness of topical creams on cellulite. The fda has approved cellulaze laser ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes it can: Thanks for your inquiry. A mini tummy tuck should definitely remove all of a horizontal c-section scar and parts' of a vertical scar. Many lower str... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Is FDA approved: Aretefill is fda approved for the lines around the mouth. You do need to have skin testing a month prior to make sure you do not have an allergic res... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Age and laxity: Thanks for your inquiry. As we age our collagen strength does decrease and gravity is a constant force. However, at age 37 you are still young. I f... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Two points: Body jet can use less pressure to extract fat and hydrates the fat better when trying to transfer the fat removed.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Possibly: It depends on how much skin you have and the shape of your jaw. I personally use the smartlipo triplex machine, but laser lipolysis has the power to ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
3 months: I reccomend minimal sun for 3 months and then conrinue sunscreen use for one year after the procedure.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Good question: If you are having smartliposuction with new triplex technology, then the lasers help tighten some skin, imporve extraction, and can reduce bruising. ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Swelling and pain: Thanks for your inquiry, you will see both swelling and bruising and experience pain. Please listen to your surgeon's post-operative instructions car... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: A mini-tummy tuck is more powerful at remove fat, reducing skin, and potentially improving shape through muscle repair than liposuction alone in most ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Probably not: Most tattoo ink is much deeper than dermabrasion and thus will not get removed.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
No filler: I do not use any fillers on crows feet, Botox is a more appropriate treatment modalitiy, good luck.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Probably not: Artefill is approved for use on the nasolabial folds (smile lines around mouth). It needs to be placed deeper than otrher fillers. I would not use i... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: I have done brachioplasty were the incision is placed on the lower part of the arm and used conservative liposuction to sculpt the tissues on the uppe... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Should be routine: Thanks for your question. If the cyst is a less than an inch wide, you are in good health, and you are with a good doctor--it should be routine surge... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: The most common risks of a body lift are bleeding, infection, wound healing problems, and bad scarring. I think the risks are greater because of the ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: I think endermology- a form of deep massage with a rolling device has some effect. However, the effects some times are not permanent-please find an e... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Many areas: The most common areas would be abdomen, flanks (love handles), inner thighs, outer thighs, buttock, and back.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
No good treatment: Sorry, there is no good treatment yet.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Depends: Please seek the opinion of another skilled bariatric surgeon in your area to get an opinion.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Not really: Some mild "peach fuzz" could start, but it is a little precocious to have facial hair at 11 and i would see your pediatrician or family doctor asap.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Unsure: Thanks for your inquiry. If you are just having a little skin removed from your lower abdomen, i guess you could do it under local anesthesia. I do ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Not sure: I use tummy tucks (witch hazel) to do several things: reduce skin and stretch marks, repair the muscle and create a waistline, improve contour and rem... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Dermatologist: Please see a dermatologist, itching can be a sign that the lesion is changing. Good luck.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Not comparable: Please seek the opinion of a board certifeid plastic surgeon in your area to examine you. The results from liposuction in the hands of an experienced... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
See your doctor: Discontinue using any creams that cause redness or burning. You many be allergic or sensitive to one of the ingredients. If it does not get better q... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rumalla is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rumalla is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I will discontinue using this cream, but actually i'm really curious is the higher the SPF always the better?
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I have called her regular pediatrician for an appointment. Thanks
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL
Graduated 1996MD

Awards

Top Plastic Surgeon , Third Place, Texas - Winter
2013
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