Meet Dr. Rumsey

Dr. C. Cayce Rumsey III: Northeast Florida Plastic Surgeon

Offering a variety of cosmetic surgery procedures for the face, body, and breast, Dr. Rumsey works closely with patients to fulfill their aesthetic goals. As the first full-time plastic surgeon in the Beaches area, Dr. Rumsey has been providing high-quality care, cutting-edge technology, and extensive expertise for years. He has seen his practice grow from a staff of three to a plastic surgery powerhouse.

Specialties and Skills

While Dr. Rumsey is an all-around trained and skilled plastic surgeon, his specialties include cosmetic surgery of the face and body. Namely, he has a special interest in performing abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) surgery, a variety of breast surgeries, and facelifts.

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A Tuscaloosa, Alabama native, Dr. Rumsey entered private practice in 1993. The following year, he founded Ponte Vedra Plastic Surgery. Since its inception, PVPS has grown to include the very best doctors and staff around.

With a philosophy of treating patients with the same respect as he treats his own family, Dr. Rumsey has transformed immeasurable lives throughout his career.

When not touching lives in the office, he loves spending time with his wife and three children at their Ponte Vedra home.

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Education and Training 

Dr. Rumsey graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1986. Following medical school, he completed seven years of surgical training. At the University of Florida and the University of Tennessee, Dr. Rumsey completed a three-year plastic surgery residency and fellowship.

  • Board Certification – The American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1995
  • 1977-1978 University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1978-1981 Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama, Cum Laude Graduate-Bachelor of Science
  • 1982-1986 University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, Medical Degree
  • 1986-1990 University of Florida, Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida, General Surgery Residency
  • 1990-1991 University of Florida, Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida, Plastic Surgery Fellowship
  • 1991-1993 University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Residency

Professional Memberships and Appointments

  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity
  • American Medical Association
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Duval County Medical Society
  • American Society Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Jacksonville Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • ASAPS Membership Application Committee
  • Board of Directors Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • President, Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons (2014)
  • President, Jacksonville Society of Plastic Surgeons (2011-2013)
  • Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, BMC, Beaches (2004-2014)
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Special Achievements

Dr. Rumsey has been board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery since 1995. He is currently Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Baptist Medical Center-Beaches. 

He is also a past president of the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons, as well as The Greater Jacksonville Society of Plastic Surgeons.

In addition, he is a member of various professional organizations including the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. 

Publications and Presentations

  • Augmentation Mammoplasty: A Retrospective Analysis, Rumsey C.: Presented at the Tennessee Medical Association (April 1993)
  • Zygoma Fractures, Rumsey, C. and Sargent, L.: Trauma Quarterly, (October 1992)
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Hospital Privileges: Baptist Beaches Medical Center

With five locations, Baptist Medical Center Beaches forms the largest network of physician offices in Northeast Florida. These state-of-the-art facilities provide comprehensive care (including 24/7 emergency care) and treat patients of all ages with various conditions.

The surgeons at Ponte Vedra Plastic Surgery are proud to hold privileges at this esteemed center that has consistently been awarded and honored for its top-notch doctors and high-quality care. Baptist Medical Center Beaches provides a number of services like weight loss surgery, wound care, minimally invasive surgery, and more.

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