Dr. Tess, an African American female who overcame all the obstacles of inner-city Chicago, is now a Board-Certified Physician and the proud President/CEO & Founder of the newly-opened solo medical practice Dr. Tess of Beverly Hills. She has over 10 years of clinical experience and close to 20 years’ experience in business ownership. While she currently resides in California, she is licensed to practice medicine in six states of the USA (California, New York, Illinois, Indiana, Montana and Nevada).
Dr. Tess earned her Medical Degree from University of Illinois at Chicago while simultaneously earning her Master’s Degree in Physiology and Biophysics which resulted in her being the only “double-hooded” graduate in a class of greater than 500 students. She was successfully accepted as a General Surgery Resident and received outstanding training from Rush University Medical Center (Chicago) and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles). However, while working as a Flight Surgeon in the California Air National Guard she appreciated the necessity for a strong foundation in primary care in order to offer exceptional care to the American troops and their families. Therefore, Dr. Tess transitioned to Family Medicine receiving her board certification in December, 2014. Post-residency training, Dr. Tess went on to become Fellowship-trained in Age Management Medicine which provided her the fund of knowledge required to confidently perform bio-identical hormonal therapy. She is also certified in Advanced Aesthetic Procedures, Hair Loss Therapy, Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy, Medical Weight Loss Management, Pain Management and Male/Female Sexual Dysfunction.
She is a member of numerous associations to include American Academy of Private Physicians, American Telemedicine Association, American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, National Association of Professional Women, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association, California Medical Association and Las Angeles County Medical Association where she holds the positions of District 4 Delegate and Parliamentarian to Board of Directors
When not at work, Dr. Tess volunteers her time as a mentor to aspiring medical students. She also gives free lectures throughout the world sharing the secrets formula for optimization of Libido, Looks & Life. Dr. Tess enjoys such hobbies as jogging, hiking, meditation, reading and snuggling up with her English Bulldog Boris.