Professional ID - 8038402; Specialty License - 12022502

Dr. David de Rungs is a prestigious plastic surgeon in Mexico City, Mexico. He is certified by the Mexican Council of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. David de Rungs | Plastic Surgeon in Mexico City, Mexico
Dr. David de Rungs

With national and international recognition, Dr. De Rungs is an expert in facial and breast plastic surgery, as well as body contouring procedures.

He is capable of making minimal details in the patient's anatomical structures with elegance, sensuality, and naturalness without losing the organic characteristics of the body.

Dr. David de Rungs | Mexican Council of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery AC Certification

Dr. David de Rungs - Certificate

  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Surgeon, Universidad Anahuac, Mexico (2007-13)
  • Masters Management and Administration of Health Institutions, Universidad Anahuac, Mexico (2013-14)
  • Medical Residency in General Surgery, Hospital Ángeles Lomas, Mexico (2014-16)
  • Medical Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (2016-20)
  • Certified by ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) - United States Medical Licensing Examination (2014)

  • Professional Medical Liscense No: 8038402
  • Plastic Surgery Liscense No: 12022502
  • Mexican Council of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery (CMCPER) No: 2178

Dr. David de Rungs | Plastic Surgery Liscense

Dr. David de Rungs | Professional Medical Liscense


Dr. De Rungs is currently the head of the plastic surgery service at Zafir Medical Center, and a partner of the American British Cowdray Medical Center, Mexico City.

  • Assistant Professor in the Subject “General Surgery Principles” General Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico. (2016-17)
  • Instructor in the Course-Workshop: "Endoscopic Surgery", Angeles Group Hospitals, Mexico City. (2005-14)
  • Assistant Professor in the field "Surgical Techniques - Practical Surgery", Universidad Anahuac, Mexico City. (2012-13)
  • Assistant Professor in the subject "Clinical Epidemiology", Universidad Anahuac, Mexico City. (2012-13)
  • Assistant Professor in the Matter of Epidemiology and Public Health, Universidad Anahuac, Mexico City. (2012)
  • Instructor BLS, Universidad Anahuac, Mexico City. (2010)
  • Technical Instructor of Medical Emergencies (T.U.M), Red Cross, Universidad Anáhua, Mexico City. (2008)
  • Clinical Rotation Hands-On INP, National Pediatrics Institution, Mexico City, Mexico. (2017)
  • Clinical Rotation Hands-On “C.E.N.I.A.Q”, National Burn Center, Mexico City, Mexico. (2017
  • Clinical Rotation (Observership) at Kleiner, Kutz and Associates Institute, USA. (2015)
  • Clinical Rotation (Observership) in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery / Hand & Microsurgery, Buncke Clinic, CA, USA. (2014)
  • Plastic Clinic Rotation, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery Department, University of Miami, FL U.S.A. (2011)
  • Monthly Clinical Rotations in the department of Infectiology, Emergency, Neurosurgery, Transplants, Internal Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA. (2011)
  • Clinical Rotation in the Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery. Pediatric Medical Center, Dallas, TX USA. (2009)

  • Mexican Council of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Mexican Association of Plastic Surgery
  • Mexican Association of General Surgery
  • International Society of Plastic Surgery
  • European Organization of Plastic Surgery
  • American College of Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Physicians
  • AOCMF (AO Craniomaxillofacial)
  • American College of Surgeons


  • Postgraduate Course II "Meeting of Residents", XXIV International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.
  • Practical Workshop on Face and Neck Dissection, Central Military Hospital, Mexico City.
  • XXVIII Course of Surgical Anatomy of the Face and Neck, Central Military Hospital, Mexico City.
  • Principles of Operative Treatment of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction. AOCMF (AO Craniomaxillofacial) / AO North America (AONA) San Diego, CA.
  • Course in "Micro neurovascular Surgical Techniques" (Advanced), The Buncke Clinic, San Francisco, CA.
  • Course in "Micro neurovascular Surgical Techniques" (Basic), The Buncke Clinic, San Francisco, CA.
  • XIII Course Theoretical-Practical Workshop of Surgical Anatomy of the Hand, Faculty of Medicine UNAM.
  • Advanced Wound Care Smith & Nephew, Hospital Ángeles Lomas, Mexico City.
  • Certificate of 360 hours "Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Experimental Microsurgery Practices", The Salvador Zubirán National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, Mexico City.
  • "How to carry out clinical research?" American British Cowdray Hospital, Mexico City.
  • Basic Microsurgery Workshop, American British Cowdray Hospital, Mexico City.
  • Operational Research in Health Services, ISEM, Edo. Mexico.
  • Prevention of Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases, ISEM, Edo. Mexico.
  • Proteins: Structure, dynamics, and function. Anáhuac University, Mexico City.
  • Re-Certification ATLS Course, Hospital Ángeles Lomas, Mexico City.
  • American Burn Life Support "ABLS", University "La Salle" Faculty of Medicine, Michou and Mau Foundation, ABA.
  • Re-Certification Course "ACLS & BLS" Hospital Ángeles Lomas, Mexico City.
  • Advanced Program of Vital Support in Trauma, American British Cowdray Hospital, Mexico City.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Support, Folio: A0005, Universidad Anáhuac, Mexico City.
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) Universidad Anáhuac, Mexico City.
  • Technician in Medical Emergencies (T.U.M) Red Cross, Mexico City.
  • First Respondent Emergencies, Universidad Anáhua, Mexico City.
Dr. David de Rungs in OT
Dr. De Rungs in OT

In order to provide the best care to patients, Dr. De Rungs is constantly involved in skill updation. He is also the International and national promoter of new ideas in continuing medical education.

Scientific Interests & Publications

  1. Free flaps in head & neck surgery as an option for immediate facial reconstruction: Experience in a public institution and literature review. Surgical Case Reports and Reviews. Volume 2(2): 1-5.
  2. Upper lip reconstruction with local myocutaneous flap: case report and review. MOJ Tumor Res. 2018;1(4):119‒120.
  3. Physical examination methods for the main pathologies in the carpal region: Experience based on evidence: Original. MOJ Surgery. OJ Surg. 2018;6(2):55‒58.
  4. Methylation of FOXP3 TSDR underlies the impaired suppressive function of Tregs from long-term Belatacept-treated kidney transplant patient. Front Immunol. 2017 Mar 3;8:219
  5. Facial Transplantation & its Bioethical Implications. CirPlast 2015; 25 (1).
  6. Transmediastinal Lesions. Review of the literature and a vision of what should be done: NCT: 15/021. Vol. 74, No. 2.
  7. Physical Examination of the Acute Abdomen and Its Significant Signs as an Evidence-Based Practice: Original Article No. 1, 2015.
  8. Clinical Correlation of Acute Gastrointestinal Abdomen and its Principal Findings in Diagnostic Laparoscopy: Original Article. Cirugía Endoscópica Vol. 15 No. 1 Ene.-Mar. 2014
  9. Pretransplant angiotensin II type 1-receptor antibodies are a risk factor for earlier detection of de novo HLA donor-specific antibodies. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2016 Oct;31(10):1738-45.
  10. Decreased frequency and impaired function of circulating Tregs from renal Transplant patients under long-term Balatacept or Cyclosporine A treatment. AJT-B-15-00626; 15/04. American Journal of Transplantation.
  11. Baclofen for improving neuropathic pain in rats.Vol. 24, No. 2 Mayo-Agosto/2015.
  12. Tectal lesions in children: a long-term follow-up volumetric tumor growth analysis in surgical and non-surgical cases. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2016;51(2):69-78.
  13. Guide for the Development of a Research Protocol. Rev. Cirugía Endoscópica. Vol. 14 No. 3.
  14. Prevalence of alcoholism in adolescents according to socioeconomic stratum in two different high schools. Revista Adicción y Ciencia. Volume 3, No. 2; 2013: 2172-6450.
  15. Hormones & aggressive behavior. Revista Virtual Homeostasis. no 11, 2012.
  16. Evaluation of quality of life in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Revista de Gastroenterología México, Vol. 75, Supl. 2, 2010, p 333.
  17. Elastofibroma Dorsi: Clinical Case and Review of Literature. NCT Neumol Cir Tórax: 14/027. Vol. 74, no. 2.
  18. Intussusception in Adults. Acta Médica Grupo Ángeles. Vol 12, No. 3. Acta Médica Grupo Ángeles.
  19. Management of Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Vol 12, No. 4. Acta Médica Grupo Ángeles.
  1. Immediate Maxillofacial Reconstruction with Free Flap in Post-Oncologic Surgery: Systematic Review and Case Report. General Hospital, Mexico.
  2. Neuro sensitive Flaps in Facial Post Oncologic Patients. General Hospital, Mexico.
  3. Post-Bariatric Reconstruction Protocol. General Hospital, Mexico.
  4. Hyperbaric Therapy for integration of grafts in second degree Burn Patients. National Burn Center, Mexico.
  5. Analysis of the phenotypic and functional characterization of regulatory T cells from renal transplant patients treated with Belatacept and cyclosporin A. American Journal of Transplantation
  6. Observational Study of the Number of Changes between Generic Immunosuppressive Medications. The Salvador Zubirán National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition.
  7. Association of Anti-Receptor 1 Antibodies of Angiotensin 11 with Function of the Graft and Events of Rejection in Renal Transplant Recipients. The Salvador Zubirán National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition.
  8. Baclofen Administration to Ameliorate Behavioural Evaluation of Neuropathic Pain in Rats. Journal of Pain.
  9. Impact to nutritional status with the use of two dietary supplements: SCB vs. Prosure in patients with HIV infection under antiretroviral treatment. General Hospital, Mexico City.
  10. Retrospective analysis of arteriovenous malformations of the colon in pediatric patients. National Institute of Pediatrics, Mexico
  11. Prevalence of the consumption of legal drugs in a secondary of the State of Mexico. Anáhuac Public Health Institute, Mexico.
  12. Cervical Ectopic Pregnancy. National Institute of Perinatology, Mexico.
  13. Elastofibroma dorsi. IMSS México.
  14. Analysis and characterization of mesothelial cells associated with the transport of peritoneal fluid in patients with chronic renal failure. Research Society of Medical Students.
  • "1.19 Chronic Arterial Insufficiency". Manual of the Internal Medicine of Undergraduate. 1st Section of General Surgery.
  • "Insulin Management" in the book "Diabetes for the general practitioner, health professionals and the patient". Johnson and Johnson and Novo Nordisk Laboratories.
  • Volunteer Researcher in the Department of Experimental and Practical Plastic Surgery. General Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico (2016-18)
  • Volunteer Researcher in the Department of Experimental Surgery. Hospital Ángeles Lomas. Mexico City. (2014-15)
  • Volunteer Researcher in the Department of Transplantation. The Salvador Zubirán National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition. (2013-14)
  • Researcher in the laboratory of Neurosciences and Psychophysiology of the Faculty of Psychology and Health Sciences. Universidad Anáhuac, Mexico. (2013)
  • Researcher at the Institute of Public Health Anahuac, Universidad Anáhuac, ISEM, Mexico City (2012)
  • Research in Cardiothoracic Surgery, National Medical Center Siglo XXI, IMSS México. (2009)
  • Research Society of Medical Students, Universidad Anáhuac, Mexico. (2009)
  • Research in Neurosurgery in Pediatric Patients, Children's Medical Center, Dallas TX. (2008)

Dr. De Rungs volunteers in more than 20 extramural campaigns for the care of patients who deserve reconstruction.

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