Dr. Runnels is a Louisiana native but has called Texas her home since the beginning of medical school at UT Health Science Center in Houston in 1995. She found her way to San Antonio in 1999 for Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Training.
After Dr Runnels completed training in 2003 and received the Outstanding Resident Award. She spent a short time on faculty at the medical school, but ended up finding her way to a private practice to fulfill her true passion, which is patient care.
Dr Runnels has 3 wonderful children and spends her working time on Office-Based care& procedures only. Her areas of specialty include General Gynecology & Women’s Health, Male & Female Hormone Replacement Therapy and Hormone Optimization, Menopause & Andropause Management, Metabolic Syndrome, (PCOS), Pelvic Floor Therapy/Strengthening, Sexual Dysfuction, Vuvlar/Vaginal Disease, Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Health.
As a Ob/Gyn & an artist, Dr Runnels has an eye for beauty and the skill to create it with the hands of a surgeon by using Fillers/Botox/Microneedling/ PRP(Platelet Rich Plasma) for Facial Aesthetics, Vampire Facelift® and Vampire Facials® as well PRP for Clitoral/ Vaginal use, to treat Sexual Dysfunction and Urinary Incontinence. She also uses PRP in combination with fillers for Vampire Breast Lifts® and Wing Lifts. She treats men as well, with Erectile Dysfunction with the Priapus Shot®.
We also offer BioTe Hormone Pellets, Hair Restoration with PRP, Stretch Mark Reduction, Scar Reduction, Acne Scars Reduction with PRP and Mirconeedling (Skin Pen®- the only FDA approved Microneedling Device on the market. Our Regenerative Procedures utilize the Regen® PRP Centrifuge and Preparation Kits, which are all FDA approved.
Dr. Runnels provides care at 3 convenient locations in the San Antonio area and partners with 3 other highly respected physicians. Dr. Neera Bhatia (Ob/Gyn) in the Downtown, San Antonio area, Dr. Ash Dabbous (Urogynecologist) in the Stone Oak area and Dr. Elizabeth Tichy (Dermatologist) in Alamo Heights.
Dr Runnels enthusiastically looks forward to meeting you and helping you discover the youth hiding within!