“By combining the latest in cosmetic dermatology, regenerative technologies, and world-
renowned expertise in a warm and nurturing environment, we help our patients be their very
best at any age - mind, body, and soul.”-Dr. Tess
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Tess Mauricio, MD, FAAD
Dr. Tess Mauricio is a Board Certified Dermatologist, fellow of the American Academy
of Dermatology, graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine, and a Summa
Cum Laude graduate of The University of California San Diego (UCSD) with a degree
in Biochemistry and Cell Biology and minors in Theatre and Sociology. She is the
founder of M Beauty by Dr Tess with multiple clinics in San Diego and Beverly Hills.
She is the youngest woman to hold the position of President of The San Diego Society
for Dermatologic Surgery and the recipient of the UCSD Warren College Distinguished
Alumni award. In 2019 she was named Medical Director of Regenerative Aesthetics for
the San Diego Academy of Regnerative Therapies (SDARTs) and awarded
“Outstanding Achievement in Medicine” at the Daytime Beauty Awards in Hollywood.
Dr Tess is an internationally recognized cosmetic surgeon, author of California Total
Beauty, renowned speaker, teacher, sought after media personality and has educated
thousands across the globe on technologies she has helped pioneer such as the Time
Machine Procedure and ALMI Procedure. She is considered one of the leading
experts in regenerative stem cell medicine therapies and women's health.
She is a favorite medical expert on TV with regular network appearances on CBS' The Doctors, The Talk, Dr Phil, The Rachael Ray
Show, Fox News, America’s Next Top Model, and The Dr Oz Show, along with many local TV appearances. She produced and
starred in "The Dr Tess Show," and her family’s reality show, “All In The Family with Dr. Tess,” started airing globally in April 2018.
Internationally, Dr. Tess has been featured in UK Cosmopolitan magazine, France’s Les Nouvelle Estetiques, Philippines’ YES
magazine, and in the US’ Aesthetic Buyers, Health, Beauty Life, Cosmopolitan, New Beauty, MedEsthetics and Hollywood Reporter
Dr. Tess is married to her Stanford Medical school classmate, Dr.
James Lee, and together they have co-founded the nutritional
supplement company, Liveli. They have a daughter, Jana, who is in
college at Stanford University and son Michael. They live in San
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The Health Beauty Life tv show did a great feature on Dr. Tess.
Watch some of her life story by CLICKING HERE!
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Angela Mauricio Torres, BSN, 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.
Angela did both front and back office duties for many years before going to Long Beach City
College and getting her nursing degree, after which she returned to Scripps Ranch
Dermatology (Now M Beauty by Dr. Tess) as their first Registered Nurse. Never ceasing her
quest for knowledge, she went on to to earn a bachelors of science in nursing at Point Loma
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.
Rick has become an excellent aesthetic RN under the personal tutelage of Dr. Tess. He helped
her 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 themselves!
Although he immigrated with his family to the US when he was only 10 years old, Rick still speaks fluent Tagalog. He is also a
musician and songwriter. He is the lead singer of the band The Groove, and has recorded with Dr. Tess and Mr. Gabby
Concepcion. You may even have heard one of his songs on the radio in the Philippines (sung by Anthony Rosaldo)!
Cheryl Mauricio Wang, MSBA, General Manager
As the overall operational and accounting manager of M Beauty Clinic, Cheryl was
instrumental in creating both the internal controls and operational protocols when Dr. Tess
opened her first office in 2004. She 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 practice. A veteran of medical offices even before
joining her sister Dr. Tess at M Beauty, she was head bookkeeper and office manager of an
ENT clinic while working on her Masters degree in the bay area. After moving back to San
Diego she became a Sales & Use Tax Auditor for the California State Board of Equalization.
Then she was hired as an accountant at a CPA’s office where she handled all bookkeeping
and preparation of financials for business clients. 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 as a bookeeping teacher at a private trade institution.
Gerry Villaroman, RN, BSN
Born and raised in the Philippines, Gerry 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 surgery.
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
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