“Even as child, I remember having an appreciation for people's perspectives, and I think art gives a person an opportunity to express their perspective. Plastic surgery seemed to me the best combination in medicine of the sciences and arts.“  - Dr. Scott Runnels

About Dr. Scott Runnels


Dr. Scott Runnels is a plastic surgeon, with certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery. His private practice is located in Jackson, Miss. Surgically trained at the University of Tennessee Medical School, Dr. Runnels’ specialty is aesthetic and cosmetic surgery of the face, breast and body.


Dr. Runnels is committed to further refining the art of plastic surgery through both clinical and basic research as well as education. Dr. Runnels is frequently asked to lecture to medical students, nurses, and fellow private practice physicians to help further their understanding of plastic surgery. In addition to educating other medical professionals, he actively participates in nursing updates, women’s workshops and health fairs.


In addition to his plastic surgery practice, Dr. Runnels devotes a large amount of his time, energy, and resources to the fight against breast cancer through the Runnels Foundation, established in 2010. He is particularly proud of his breast cancer reconstructive practice, and of helping women treated for breast cancer return to normal lives. He is an adamant supporter of breast cancer research and screening programs for disadvantaged women as well as helping institute, promote, and fund a special automobile license plate for breast cancer awareness in Mississippi.


Dr. Runnels’ approach to aesthetic surgery owes its origin to his artistic background. He is a portrait artist, one who has primarily worked with graphite on paper. He is now working with oils and acrylics on canvas. During his medical training, his natural artistic inclination drew him toward plastic surgery. The rigors of medical training and board certification, and his continued interest in the arts, ultimately led him to create a state-of-the-art, aesthetic plastic surgery center.


After completing his surgical training, Dr. Runnels returned to his home state of Mississippi, where he lives with his wife, Melissa, and their children.



American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Diplomat, American Board of Plastic Surgery

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Allergan Diamond Level

Certification Top 1% of physicians nationwide performing procedures using Allergan products

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About Runnels:


Runnels Center, Outpatient Plastic Surgery, Clinic & SKIN the Spa, of Jackson Mississippi offers the latest in plastic surgery techniques by Dr. Scott Runnels, board certified surgeon, and Dr. William North. Surgical procedures include body contouring, liposuction, tummy tucks, breast augmentation and reconstruction with Natrelle breast implants, facial enhancements, and cosmetic fillers such as Botox, Juvéderm, Vollure XC, and Kybella. SKIN the Spa offers custom facials, chemical peels, HydraFacial MD, SkinPen Precision microneedling, Cutera laser treatments, and eyebrow microblading performed by our licensed aestheticians. The Spa also features a wide array of Medical Grade Anti-Aging Skincare products.

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


1055 River Oaks Blvd
Flowood, MS 39232
601.939.9778 (phone)
601.939.9416 (fax)

SKIN the Spa

1055 River Oaks Blvd
Flowood, MS 39232
601.939.2457 (phone)
601.939.9416 (fax)