Tace Rico, MD

Tace Rico, MD

4.9 (71)

Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology

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Biography
Tace Rico, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and lead physician at AdventHealth Medical Group's pediatric dermatology practice in Orlando. An award-winning physician and scholar, she specializes in treating children with birthmarks, hemangiomas, port wine stains and scars. She is an expert in laser surgery to address skin conditions and is very sensitive to the concerns of young people with various dermatological disorders. Working with multiple different lasers, she is one of the few dermatologists in the southeast providing laser treatments for scars including burn scars. A graduate of the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine where she was tapped for her distinction in research, she remained at that school for her dermatology residency and a highly specialized fellowship training in dermatitis and pediatric patch testing that sets her apart from most other physicians in her field.

Awards & Recognition
AAD Resident International Grant for Botswana. Executive Director, Instructor, University of Miami Academic Societies. Iron Arrow Honor Society. Florida Medical Foundation Outstanding Medical Student Scholarship 2006 Best Dermatology Student Award, University of Miami Department of Dermatology.

Differentiators
Specializing in laser treatments for port wine stains, capillary malformations, scars, and hemangiomas. Offers multiple treatments including narrow band UVB, excimer laser, and Omnilux. Offers treatments in clinic and in the operating room for patients who are unable to tolerate in-office procedures.
Care Philosophy

Having children myself, I treat all my patients as I would want my children treated.

Languages Spoken
English
Medical School

Miller School of Medicine - University of Miami

Residency

Jackson Memorial Hospital - Graduate Education

Board Certification
Dermatology: The American Board of Dermatology
Ages Accepted
Newborns
Infants
Children
Adolescents

Reviews and Comments for Tace Rico, MD

4.9 71 reviews , 15 comments

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  • 05/05/2019
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    AdventHealth Verified Patient
    5
    all treatments worked on a long term issue which was misdiagnosed by another clinic early in my sons life.
  • 04/27/2019
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    AdventHealth Verified Patient
    5
    great doctor
  • 04/05/2019
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    AdventHealth Verified Patient
    5
    Dr Rico is very sweet. She takes her time and explains everything.
  • 02/04/2019
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    AdventHealth Verified Patient
    5
    the physician was very friendly, listened carefully and didn't rush me. she welcomed questions and explained everything so well
  • 01/28/2019
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    AdventHealth Verified Patient
    5
    Dr. Rico was beyond patient with my kids. She did exactly what I asked, as I tried to make the best of a challenging time. She is amazing!
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