Dermatologist in Solana Beach

Dermatology Specialists, Inc

  • Solana Beach

Dr. Tse is a dermatologist serving patients from San Diego county. For more information, or to request your consultation, please contact us.

Yardy Tse, MD is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in Mohs surgery, reconstructive, laser, and cosmetic surgery. Dr. Tse received her medical degree from The University of Michigan. She completed the prestigious Inteflex program, an accelerated undergraduate-medical program by which she was accepted into medical school directly after high school. She graduated in 1990 with Honors in Dermatology and Distinction in Research.

After completing an Internal Medicine internship at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Tse received her Dermatology specialty training at New York University (NYU), where she was honored as Chief Resident. She further advanced her skin cancer surgery and cosmetic/laser surgery training through a specialized fellowship training in Mohs Surgery and Laser/Cosmetic Surgery at NYU.

Dr. Tse is one of only a handful of fellowship-trained Mohs surgeons in San Diego County. Mohs surgery, the most precise and effective method of treating skin cancer has the highest cure rate for skin cancer; this, combined with Dr. Tse’s surgical expertise in reconstructive surgery provides the patient with the optimal surgical outcome.

Dr. Tse has been in practice for over 20 years, and she has a wealth of expertise in the treatment of all aspects of aging, all with the goal of providing her patients the most natural-looking, believable outcomes. She routinely combines lasers, injectables such as Botox, Juvederm, Restylane, and minimally invasive surgical procedures to enhance each patient’s own personal beauty.

As a former Assistant of Clinical Professor at UCSD, Dr. Tse has taught scores of residents and medical students. She has authored numerous scientific articles and textbook chapters on laser surgery, chemical peels, skin cancer, and reconstructive surgery.

Born in Taiwan, the Republic of China, Dr. Tse is fluent in Mandarin Chinese. She and her husband, Rick Faber, live in Del Mar, and in her spare time, she enjoys travel, skiing, interior design, and being a mom to their two young children.

Key Facts





  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Laser and Cosmetic Surgery
  • New York University 1994-1996