At M Beauty Clinic by Dr. Tess we want to help present to the world “You At Your Best.” This
means that we strive to achieve results that are noticeable and natural. Many invasive
surgeries and procedures will fundamentally change your appearance, giving what many
people call a “fake” look. That’s not what our patients want. We will turn back the clock so
that you look like a younger, healthy, vibrant version of yourself. We achieve this with our
unique, expert technique along with only the best technology and products. Our proprietary,
world-renowned Time Machine Procedure™ is a prime example. From wrinkles, sagging,
spots, lack of volume, and discoloration to lipo, acne, scars, fine lines, fat, cellulite, tattoo
removal, and everything in between, we have something that can help.
Why Us? Learn what makes us different!
Dr. Tess Mauricio
Dr. Tess Mauricio is a Board Certified Dermatologist, graduate of Stanford University
School of Medicine, and a Summa Cum Laude graduate of The University of
California San Diego. She is the founder of M Beauty by Dr. Tess with multiple clinics
in California, and was the youngest woman to hold the position of President of The
San Diego Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Recognitions include “Best
Dermatolgoist” (La Jolla Village News Reader’s Choice Awards), FWN 100 Most
Influential Women, and the 2017 UCSD Warren College Alumni Award.
She is a published author with a book called "California Total Beauty," renowned
speaker, sought after media personality, and has educated thousands across the
globe on technologies she has helped pioneer, including the Time Machine
Procedure™. She has developed her own premium skincare line, TimelessMD by Dr.
Tess, and skin health and overall wellness dietary supplement, Helioplus™.
Dr. Tess is a favorite medical expert on TV with regular national network
appearances on Dr. Phil, The Rachael Ray show, Fox News, CBS' The Doctors,
America’s Next Top Model, The Talk, and The Dr. Oz Show, among countless local TV news and lifestyle programs. She also
produces and stars in The Dr. Tess Show, which airs in North America on GMA Pinoy TV and soon globally.
Internationally, Dr. Tess has been featured in UK Cosmopolitan magazine, France’s Les Nouvelle Estetiques, and Philippines’ YES
magazine. In the US, she has been in The Aesthetic Buyer's Guide, Health Beauty Life Magazine, Cosmopolitan, New Beauty
magazine, and The Hollywood Reporter, to name a few.
Dr. Tess is married to her Stanford Medical school classmate, business, and life partner, Dr. James Lee. They have two children.
Together they founded M Beauty Life Center in 2017, a place for community, health, wellness, and education that focuses on the
mind, body, and soul.
Charity Work / Giving Back
The Health Beauty Life tv show did a great feature on Dr. Tess in 2014. Watch some of her life story by CLICKING HERE!
CLICK HERE for a fun gallery with some famous friends!
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Angela Mauricio Torres, Lead RN
Angela began her career in the field of aesthetics in 2004 when her sister, Dr. Tess Mauricio,
opened the doors to Scripps Ranch Dermatology and Cosmetic Center.
As Dr. Mauricio's office and clinical manager, she helped to build SRDCC's reputation of great
customer service, comfortable atmosphere, and most importantly, unparalleled results.
Never ceasing her quest for knowledge, Angela continued her education and completed her
nursing degree from Long Beach City College. She immediately returned to work at Scripps
Ranch Dermatology and Cosmetic Center as their first Registered Nurse.
The transition from clinical manager to registered nurse has been very natural. Angela is
known for her warm attitude and expertise. In fact she has been a certified trainer for a major
laser manufacturer and has trained physicians and other nurses on how to use many of the
treatments that we offer!
Personally trained and mentored by Dr. Tess Mauricio.
Authorized clinical trainer.
Professional, Personable, and Caring.
Dr. Tess Mauricio, MD, FAAD is
a Board Certified Dermatologist
from Stanford University Medical
School. She graduated Summa
Cum Laude from UCSD and is a
past President of the San Diego
Society of Dermatological
Surgery. She is known
worldwide as “America’s
Lacie is a longtime favorite among our patients. She first began working for Dr. Tess while
finishing her nursing degree in San Diego. After completion, she smoothly transitioned into
working as an RN for Dr. Tess. She is expertly trained and experienced in the use of Botox,
dermal fillers, laser treatments, and many other non-surgical options in skin care,
rejuvenation, and anti-aging.
Lacie has a constant drive to continue learning. In 2014, she completed the Operating Room
Nursing Program at Southwestern Community College. During this program she learned and
gained valuable clinical experience as an intra-operative nurse.
Lacie loves working with people and helping them to restore a natural, youthful look to their
face and skin.
Richard Mauricio, RN, BSN, MBA
Rick Mauricio is Dr. Tess’ only brother and has been a Registered Nurse for 20 years. Although
he joined MBeauty full time in 2012, he has helped with managing staff and marketing of the
MBeauty clinics since it opened in 2004.
Rick graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from UCLA in 1996. He first
worked as an RN at Polinsky Children’s Center, managing clinic operations, while being
responsible for triage and urgent care of children residing in the center. In 2000, he decided to
pursue his Master’s in Business Administration degree while working as a Public Health Nurse
for the Tuberculosis Control Program in the County of San Diego. After receiving his MBA in
2002 at San Diego State University, he supervised and coordinated the Community Case
Management Program at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. At the age of 30, he became
the Director of Outpatient Clinics for the El Centro Regional Medical Center. And right before
joining the MBeauty full time in 2012, he also became the youngest Public Health Nurse
Manager in the County of San Diego, where he assisted the Public Health Nurse Chief (highest
ranking Public Health Nurse) and served as quality assurance coordinator for all San Diego
County Public Health clinics.
In the span of 4 years, Rick has become a great aesthetic RN under the personal tutelage of
Dr. Tess. He helped Dr. Tess develop the techniques and protocols associated with the Time Machine Procedure, as he has
performed hundreds of Time Machine Procedures since its introduction in 2012. He is proud to say that he is the person who
performs the Time Machine Procedure on Dr. Tess. The results speak for itself!
Although he immigrated with his family to the US when he was only 10 years old, he still speaks fluent Tagalog. Rick is also a
musician and songwriter. Last year, he and Dr. Tess recorded songs he wrote. He said it was “a dream come true” for him.
Cheryl Mauricio Wang, MSBA, General Manager
Cheryl is Dr. Tess’ sister and the overall operational and accounting manager of all the M
Beauty Clinics. She was instrumental in creating both the internal controls and operational
protocols when Dr. Tess opened her first clinic in 2004. Cheryl graduated from UC Davis with
a Bachelor’s Degree in Managerial Economics and earned her Master’s of Science Degree in
Business Administration plus an accounting emphasis at San Francisco State University.
Cheryl has extensive accounting experience both in the private and public sector, and was
once the head of her own bookkeeping company. A veteran of medical offices even before
joining M Beauty, she joined an ENT clinic while working on her Masters degree in the
Northern California bay area and was quickly promoted to head bookkeeper and office
manager. After moving back to San Diego she was hired as an accountant at a CPA’s office
where she handled all bookkeeping and preparation of financials for business clients. Prior to
that she was a Sales & Use Tax Auditor for the State of California Board of Equalization,
auditing local businesses in San Diego. Having written her master’s thesis on the principles
and ethics of accounting, she was eventually able to fulfill a personal dream by becoming a
SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) compliance consultant, consulting for companies such as WD40 and
Bridgepoint (now Ashford University). Always looking to share her knowledge, she even spent
a brief period moonlighting as a bookeeping teacher at a private trade institution.
Cheryl is known for her compassion, attention to detail, love of animals, and sweet tooth.
Gerry Villaroman, RN, BSN
Gerry is the newest addition to the MBeauty Glendale Team. Born and raised in the
Philippines, he received his Bachelor's Degree in Nursing at Dr. Carlos S. Lanting College. He
has numerous years of professional nursing experience both in the hospital and in outpatient
Prior to becoming an RN, he graduated with a BS in Communication Arts at De La Salle
University. He decided to immigrate to the US to be closer to his mother in Los Angeles,
where he currently resides. Gerry enjoys singing, working out, and is also an avid semi-pro