Dr. Rukmini (Vinaya) Rednam, MD, FACS

Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Dr. Rukmini (Vinaya) Rednam, known by her patients as the Confidence Doc®, is an esteemed board-certified plastic surgeon serving the communities of Houston and The Woodlands, TX. Her academic journey began with her acceptance into the prestigious Conley Scholars Program at the University of Missouri-Columbia, a baccalaureate-medical program that seamlessly integrated undergraduate and medical education through a competitive selection process.

Dr. Rednam achieved her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, with Cum Laude honors from the Honors College. She then embarked on her medical studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, where she earned her Doctorate of Medicine. Excelling academically, Dr. Rednam graduated in the top 25% of her class and secured a spot in the highly sought-after six-year integrated plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at the University of Kentucky. Mentored by Dr. Henry C. Vasconez, she was honored with the “Resident Teaching Award” and engaged in numerous research endeavors.

Plastic surgery is a multifaceted specialty and requires a great deal of attention to the smallest of details for the best results. I am committed to providing this type of excellent care while always treating a patient like I would a member of my own family.


Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon FACS – Fellow, American College of Surgeons Aesthetic Fellowship Trained Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2024 Texas Super Doctors 2024

Following her residency, Dr. Rednam pursued further specialization in Aesthetic Surgery with a one-year Fellowship at the University of Florida. This period was instrumental in honing her skills in cosmetic and body contouring surgeries.

Dr. Rednam’s practice encompasses a broad spectrum of Plastic Surgery, with particular expertise in cosmetic surgery of the breast, body, and face, including specialized cosmetic treatments for skin of color. She is deeply committed to breast reconstruction and assisting patients in body transformation post-weight loss. She is deeply committed to supporting her patients as they reclaim their self-esteem through breast reconstruction, post-weight loss body contouring, and embracing their true selves through body-affirming surgery.

Outside the operating room, Dr. Rednam cherishes moments with her husband Ethan, their daughters Zahra and Kiran, and their wider circle of family and friends. Her personal interests include CrossFit, exploring new destinations, and enjoying quality time with her cat Billie.

Dr. Rednam is proud to be a part of the My Houston Surgeons practice.


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Affiliations, Awards and Recognition

Awards & Recognition
Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2023, 2024 Castle Connolly Rising Star 2022 Texas Super Doctors 2021, 2022, 2023, & 2024 Texas Super Doctors Rising Star 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 Houstonia Magazine Top Doctor 2021 Houstonia Magazine Top Doctor 2020, 2024 H Texas Top Doctor 2017, 2018 Top Doctor from RealSelf
Professional Affiliations
The Aesthetic Society American Society of Plastic Surgeons Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery Texas Medical Society Harris County Medical Society Texas Plastic Surgery Society
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Texas Super Doctors Rising Star

Top Plastic Surgeon Reviews

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H Texas Magazine Top Doctor

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RealSelf Top Doctor Recognition

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“I strive to create an environment built on trust and compassion where patients feel open and relaxed during their preoperative, surgical and postoperative care.”

- Dr. Rednam

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