David von Rueden

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 with 77 ratings

David von Rueden Bariatric Surgeon M.D., F.A.C.S.

34 yr Experience

12 yr in Bariatrics

24 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

12 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

85% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 17

Max Age of Patient is No max

  • About Me
      Dr. von Rueden was born and raised in the Midwest and received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He completed his surgical residency at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond and Lankenau Hospital, Philadelphia, followed by a surgical oncology fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.  Dr. von Rueden’s surgical career began at Lankenau Hospital, where he became Assistant Program Director for the Surgical Residency Program while also holding an academic appointment at Jefferson Medical College as Liaison for Medical Student Education. An advanced laparoscopic surgeon with a special interest in bariatrics, Dr. von Rueden was instrumental in developing a laparoscopic surgical program at Lankenau Hospital. He has performed and taught minimally-invasive procedures for over 15 years, developing laparoscopic bariatric surgery programs in Philadelphia and, most recently, at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Baltimore. Dr. von Rueden has been named one of the "top doctors" by his peers in Baltimore Magazine and his program  received a "Center of Excellence" designation from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.   Dr. von Rueden is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.  Currently, Dr. von Rueden performs bariatric surgery in the Towson, Maryland area at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.    Click the link below to hear Dr. von Rueden's thoughts on his approach to Bariatric Surgery.   http.//youtu.be/kp7LzQbzazk
  • Latest Reviews See all 77 reviews
    avatar sinclair66 on March 25, 2012

    I want to say KUDOS to the whole team. My surgery was done on 3/20/2012. I reported to the Hospital at 10:30 am and I was so nervous however I was put at ease. This has been a long journey and I More...

    avatar newgirl1_DE on March 16, 2011

    This is the best doctor ever. He made me feel very comfortable from the first time I met him. He was straight forward and gave me all the answers I needed and helped me in so many different ways. His staff is wonderful and you More...

    avatar jkauffman on Feb. 12, 2011

    I had weight loss surgery on 2/8/2011. Dr. Von Rueden is the best. At the day of surgery, everyone was at their place, ready to go. He runs a well oiled machine and he did an excellent job. 2 hours later, I was More...

  • Location
    Towson, MD 21204
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