Dr. Malcolm Rude, MD

Breast Reconstruction SurgeryMaleAge 52

Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Dr. Malcolm Rude, MD is a Breast Reconstruction Surgery Specialist in College Station, TX and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Texas Tech Medical Center in 1998. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as St. Joseph Health College Station Hospital and St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital - Bryan, TX. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Malcolm Rude, MD

Brazos Valley Plastic Surgery

2809 Earl Rudder Fwy S College Station, TX 77845
Accepting new patients

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(979) 776-8825

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Affiliated with The Physicians Centre Hospital Bryan, a highly rated hospital.

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Rude's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Skin Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rude treats Skin Cancer more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Rude treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
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Skin Grafts
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rude performs Skin Grafts more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Rude performs this procedure more than 64% of his peers

Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rude treats Moles (Benign Skin Lesions) more than 26% of his peers

Dr. Rude treats this condition more than 26% of his peers

Dr. Rude's conditions and procedures:

  • Birthmark
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Gynecomastia
  • Liposuction
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Resurfacing

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(979) 776-8825

Dr. Rude accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Scott & White Health Plan

Dr. Rude's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rude

4.8

Based on 63 ratings

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Dr Rude and his staff are wonderful! I have been his patient since February of this year for melanoma surgery and the removal of additional areas identified by my dermatologist! Dr Rude and all of his staff go above and beyond to make the experience as easy and pain free as possible! I’m thankful to have them as part of my team of medical professionals working to beat melanoma!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Brenham, TX – Jun 17, 2019
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A great experience. Very friendly and helpful. No pressure to buy a procedure. I highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bryan, TX – Apr 03, 2019
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He's the best! He did a perfect tummy tuck & facelift for me in the convenience of his on-site certified surgical suite. Excellent care by staff who are caring & sweet. Doc is very careful & exacting in his work, & I like his philosophy about pain care. A plus: his rates are quite reasonable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bryan, TX – Mar 29, 2019
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My gynecologist referred me to Dr. Rude for breast reduction surgery. Initially, I was reluctant to begin the process due to being embarrassed about my breast size. However, after finally getting the courage to schedule a consultation, I was so happy that I did. Dr. Rude and his staff made the entire process very comfortable and anxiety free. The surgery was a great success and the post-operative care has been remarkable. I highly recommend Dr. Rude and Brazos Valley Plastic Surgery.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bryan, TX – Mar 26, 2019
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I am 6 weeks out from a breast lift & tummy tuck & am so happy I made the decision to have the procedures performed by Dr. Rude. I could not be more pleased with my results. Dr. Rude and his staff made me feel comfortable & confident in them from the first visit. They also do a great job of spacing out appointments so you are not sitting in a waiting room with several other patients feeling self-conscious like most medical offices.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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College Station, TX – Feb 08, 2019
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Could not be more pleased with my breast lift and tummy tuck results and the treatment received by Dr. Rude and his entire staff throughout the process. This was by far a much better experience than I ever anticipated and would definitely refer friends and family!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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MK in College Station, TX – Feb 01, 2019
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If you have ever considered Plastic Surgery, DO IT and use Dr. Rude. It will be the best decision you have ever made. I had been going back and forth about a breast reduction & lift for years. I met with several other surgeons, and Dr. Rude was BY FAR my favorite. I had the surgery Dec. 21st 2018. He and his staff made me feel so comfortable and at ease during the whole process. The pre-op, surgery and Post-op all went off without a hitch! I promise, using Dr. Rude will be life changing!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Cydney in College Station , TX – Jan 31, 2019
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Dr. Rude and his entire staff were so great and made me feel so comfortable, from every appt, up to the day of surgery, and post op. Everyone in his office was kind and always so pleasant. Dr. Rude answered every question I had, never made me feel pressured into actually having surgery and made me aware of all the different options I had when it came the type of surgery I was interested in. I would highly recommend Dr. Rude to anyone who is thinking about having plastic surgery
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Krs10 – Jan 27, 2019
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Dr Rude was amazing during the whole process of my surgery form consult to 6 month follow up. I had consults with 3 different surgeons, Dr rude was who I ended up picking. His office is very nice and clean, staff is great and he has his own surgical room (so you aren’t sharing your surgery space with everyone in somewhere like a hospital) In February 2018 I had breast lift, breast implant and tummy tuck. I felt comfortable through every part of the journey thanks to Dr Rude and his staff. I made
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Jessica W in Bryan, TX – Oct 24, 2018
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Dr. Rude and his team were incredibly professional and caring, and a great choice for my breast reduction. I highly recommend him!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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College Station, TX – Oct 21, 2018
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I went to Dr. Rude's Office to get Lip Fillers & to fill the bags under my eyes (tear troughs) I was happy with the result at first but it did not last but a 1 MONTH. When I went back for a follow up to discuss my concerns with him (cause he originally told me these fillers would last closer to 1 year) he told me he was unable to compare my before & after pictures, because his pictures he took in his office were all blurred, HOW UNPROFESSIONAL. What a waste of $1100. DO NOT COME TO THIS OFFICE
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
2 people found this helpful
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Oct 12, 2018
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Dr. Rude and his staff are amazing. I got breast implants and a lift, and while I haven't healed enough to see the final result, I'm confident I will be so happy! Tara was absolutely wonderful and made me feel at ease when I came in for the surgery. Dr Rude explained everything from the first visit until the surgery date, and answered all of my questions thoroughly. He even called me at 8pm that night to check on me. I'd highly recommend BVPS!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jaci C – Sep 14, 2018
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Absolute great experience! The customer service from the office team made it a great experience as well as the final out come of the procedure. Dr.Rude sold me with his professionalism, and his laid back demeanor. It’s now 3 months after the procedure and I’m still very pleased with the outcome. Again, the office team impressed me greatly. You could tell they loved their job!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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LL in College Station – Jul 18, 2018
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Dr. Rude and his staff were amazing. I had a mommy makeover and the results exceeded my expectations. Recovery was was quick and with less pain than I had imagined. I highly recommend Dr. Rude and his staff!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
7 people found this helpful
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Laura Frei – Dec 01, 2017
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Dr. Rude is personable, thorough, and very relaxed with his patients. I would recommend him highly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Noelle S. in Collwge Station, TX – Dec 23, 2016
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I had an amazing experience with Dr. Rude and his staff for my breast lift surgery. The office is beautiful, staff is nice and Dr. Rude is pleasant and knowledgeable. My results, being only 7 weeks post op, are impressive. No need to go to Dallas or Houston!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Rebecca H in Madisonville, TX – Oct 31, 2016
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From my first appointment in 2014, Dr. Rude and his staff were knowledgeable, courteous and friendly. It took me two years of complications to receive my final reconstruction surgery in 2016 after cancer. Through five surgeries, Dr. Rude and his staff not only met my every need, but became part of my family during this process. The whole team receives five stars in my book.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jen Coleman in Lexington, TX – Oct 20, 2016
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My experience with my breast augmentation has been the best from the start to finish. Prior to surgery I received the best preparation that I could have. The day of surgery went without any complications and now during the post op stage any questions that I have had have been answered. I would recommend Dr Rude and his staff to anyone!!!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Texas – Oct 07, 2016
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His excision of a basal cell on my leg was so sloppy I ended up going to a wound center for 4 MONTHS to correct and heal his incorrect incision and he could care less. He was Rude and almost made me lose my leg! Beware and stay away from him.!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
4 people found this helpful
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B.Peters in Brenham, TX – Apr 20, 2016
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Dr. Rude and his staff were outstanding! They were good me to me every step of the way. I felt very comfortable with them and I would never go anywhere else for any further procedures. They are fantastic at what they do and genuinely care for their patients. They made my experience very positive and left me confident that I made the right choice.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Mallory LaPlant in College Station, TX – Feb 10, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Malcolm Rude is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Texas A&M University, Class...Read more

Specialties

  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Scott & White Hosp & Clinics
Residency Hospital
1998
Texas Tech Medical Center
Medical School
1998
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Medical School
1993
Texas A&M University / Main Campus
Undergraduate School
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What are Dr. Malcolm Rude, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Rude frequently treats Skin Cancer, Skin Grafts, and Moles (Benign Skin Lesions). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Rude treats.

Where is Dr. Malcolm Rude, MD's office located?

Dr. Rude's office is located at 2809 Earl Rudder Fwy S, College Station, TX 77845. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Brazos Valley Plastic Surgery

Brazos Valley Plastic Surgery2809 Earl Rudder Fwy S College Station, TX 77845
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Rude is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

St. Joseph Health College Station Hospital

College Station, TX

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital - Bryan, TX

Bryan, TX

74% Patients that would definitely recommend, 4% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

The Physicians Centre Hospital

Bryan, TX

89% Patients that would definitely recommend, 19% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)