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Tace S. Rico, MD

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Tace S. Rico, MD

Board-Certified Dermatologist

  • Specialized in Contact Dermatitis
  • Award-Winning Physician
  • Performs Laser Therapy
Medical Director
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  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser/Light Surgery
  • Birthmarks
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Genodermatoses
  • Hemangiomas


Tace S. Rico, MD is a board-certified dermatologist and one of a few physicians who has completed an advanced research fellowship on contact dermatitis with a focus on pediatric patch testing and completed a dermatology residency at the University of Miami. Dr. Rico has received multiple honors and awards throughout her professional career and has been published in prestigious dermatologic medical journals. As an active volunteer in medical outreach, she has traveled to different countries including Tanzania, Dominican Republic and Haiti, and was awarded the Jaime Battan Award for Compassionate Patient Care from the University of Miami.

With her vast experience, Dr. Rico understands the frustrations that come as a result of having dermatology issues and cares deeply about the holistic health of her patients and is committed to providing her patients with the most advanced and compassionate care available.

Dr. Rico earned her medical degree with a research distinction at Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. She completed her internship and residency at University of Miami-Jackson Memorial and serves on the voluntary faculty of the University of Central Florida and the University of Miami. She specializes in the treatment of a wide range of medical issues within pediatric dermatology.



  • Fellowship, Dermatitis and Pediatric Patch Testing Fellowship, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
  • Residency, Dermatology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami
  • Medical Degree, Research Distinction, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
  • Member, Society of Pediatric Dermatology
  • Member, American Academy of Dermatology


  • AAD Resident International Grant for Botswana, program to start in August 2010
  • Research project: subtypes of HPV in vulvar cancer particularly in the HIV infected population
  • Executive Director, Instructor, University of Miami Academic Societies
  • Iron Arrow Honor Society, Inducted Fall 2006
  • Florida Medical Foundation Outstanding Medical Student Scholarship 2006
  • Best Dermatology Student Award, University of Miami Department of Dermatology
  • UM/Sylvester Cancer Research Poster Competition 3rd Place Fellow/Resident/Medical Student
  • Outstanding Research Presentation Award, University of Miami Department of Dermatology 
  • John K. Robinson Student Initiatives Award, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the
  • Medical Alumni Association
  • American Cancer Society Award, Summer Research Fellowship with Institutional Distinction
  • John Mark Caffrey Scholarship for Research
  • REU Grant from National Science Foundation, Grant for research in genetics.
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta, Pre-Health Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • Dean’s List, President’s Honor Roll


Florida Center for Pediatric Dermatology
615 East Princeton Street, Suite 416
Orlando, FL 32803

Phone: 407.303.1687
Fax: 407.303.1729

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