Dr Tess Dermatology & Cosmetic Center in La Jolla

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Dr Tess Dermatology & Cosmetic Center in La Jolla

About Scripps Ranch Dermatology and Cosmetic Center

Dr Tess Mauricio is a Board Certified Dermatologist, a 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 Scripps Ranch Dermatology & Cosmetic Center and was the youngest woman to hold the position of President of The San Diego Society of Dermatologic Surgery.

Dr Mauricio is a published author, renowned speaker and physician educator.  She has educated thousands across the globe in technologies she has helped pioneer, including Refirme, Triniti, Matrix RF, Velashape, Lipolite laser lipo, and VASER liposelection, and continues to be at the forefront of technological advances as a leader in her field.  She was awarded the prestigious Asian Heritage Award in 2009, the US Department of Commerce Association “Best in San Diego 2010″ and was named one of the Best Dressed Women in San Diego. Less than a year after opening a new clinic in La Jolla, Dr. Tess became a Gold Medal Winner in the La Jolla Village News “Readers Choice Awards 2011″ after being voted Best Dermatologist. She has been named one of the Top 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the US, and was also crowned Mrs. Philippines San Diego 2011.

She is a regular on TV and in print, having been featured internationally in Cosmopolitan Magazine UK, Philippines YES, and France’s Les Nouvelles Estetiques. In the US, you may have seen her in Cosmo magazine, The Aesthetic Buyer’s Guide, Asia Magazine, American Health & Beauty, and countless other publications.  She has been seen on The Rachael Ray Show, America’s Next Top Model, FOX News, CW6 San Diego, Local 8 News, San Diego Living, The Wellness Hour, and The Doctors.   America’s Favorite Dermatologist, Dr. Tess Mauricio: Give the Gift of Beauty on San Diego Living  

Treatments Offered

At Dr Tess Dermatology & Cosmetic Center in La Jolla we offer the following services:  

ELOS Blue Light Acne Laser

  • PDT for Acne
  • Chemical Peels
  • Cortisone Shots
  • Extractions


Body Shaping

  • VASER Liposelection
  • Liposculpture
  • Velashape for Cellulite
  • Zerona Body Contouring
  • Nose Re-Shaping – Non-Surgical Nose Job!
  • Jaw Re-Shaping – Shape Your Face Without Surgery!
  • Tickle Lipo (aka N.I.L. – Nutational Infrasonic Liposculpture)
  • Renuvia Fat Transfer



  • Botox
  • Dysport
  • Restylane Dermal Filler
  • Juvederm Dermal Filler
  • Jaw Re-Shaping – Shape Your Face Without Surgery!
  • Electrocautery for Skin Tags
  • ELOS Laser Hair Removal
  • Sclerotherapy for Leg Veins
  • Earlobe Tear Repair
  • Post Surgical Scars Treatment


Skin Rejuvenation

  • Matrix RF / eMatrix
  • Triniti
  • ELOS Refirme
  • ELOS Fotofacial RF
  • Fractional CO2 / Mixto Fractional CO2
  • Dermaroller
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Venus Freeze


Dr. Mauricio, I will never be able to fully express how grateful I am for the artistic way you have sculptured my physique. The difference between my before and after photos show your amazing skills at transforming the human body. Not only do I look great, I feel great. I now demonstrate a renewed confidence and uplifted spirit in my day to day life that actually attracts people to me like never before.James B
I received dermatologist treatments for my acne as well as botox treatments prior to my wedding as was VERY happy with the results! My skin looked great in my wedding pictures! I will continue to go to SDRCC for my skin care needs and have referred my mom there as well. Great place-great staff! Melissa F


More Videos

Dr. Tess Mauricio talks Venus Freeze on the Weekend News

Dr. Tess Mauricio visits Venus Concept