“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. She is the founder of M Beauty
Clinic by Dr Tess in San Diego and Beverly Hills. A Past President of
The San Diego Society for Dermatologic Surgery, she is the recipient
of the UCSD Warren College Distinguished Alumni Award and
Hollywood Daytime Beauty Award for Outstanding Achievement in
Dr Tess is an internationally recognized cosmetic surgeon,
regenerative aesthetics and women’s health pioneer, author of
California Total Beauty, renowned speaker, sought after media
personality and has educated thousands across the globe. She is the
inventor of the Time Machine Procedure™ and along with her
husband Dr James Lee, co-founded Liveli nutritional supplements.
She is currently a Dermatologist partner for Proactiv, No7, Your Good
Skin and Soap & Glory skin care.
Dr. Tess is a favorite medical expert on TV with regular network
appearances on NBC’s California Live, The Dr Oz Show, The Talk,
The Real, Dr Phil, The Rachael Ray Show, Fox News, and The
Doctors. Dr Tess produced 6 seasons of “The Dr Tess Show” and her
family’s reality show, “All in Family with Dr Tess,” premieres its 3rd season in 2020.
Dr Tess believes that we should all do and be our very best, and
always be a blessing to others by sharing your stories and unique
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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!
CLICK HERE for a fun gallery with some famous friends!
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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.
A veteran of medical offices even before joining her sister Dr. Tess at M Beauty, Cheryl was
head bookkeeper and office manager of an ENT clinic in the San Francisco bay area while
working on her Masters degree. Cheryl has extensive accounting experience both in the public
and private sector, and was once the head of her own bookkeeping practice. After moving
back to San Diego she became a Sales & Use Tax Auditor for the California State Board of
Equalization. Then she joined a CPA firm as an accountant 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
goal 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 teaching bookeeping as an instructor at a private
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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