Dr. Mara Dacso, MD

Dermatopathology  |  
Female  |  
Age 35
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Dr. Mara Dacso, MD
Dr. Mara Dacso is one of only a handful of Dermatologists in the area to specialize in Dermatology and Dermatopathology (microscopic study of skin biopsies). Her extra training gives her unique insight into many skin conditions. A native Texan, she distinguished herself as Chief Resident in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, TX. Following residency, Dr. Dacso trained in Dermatopathology at the world-renowned Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology in New York, NY. Dr. Dacso is an Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern, where she volunteers to staff the monthly Hansen’s disease clinic. She is an active member and participant in both national and international professional organizations including the American Academy of Dermatology, Texas Dermatological Society, American Society of Dermatopathology, International Society of Dermatopathology, and American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. She has published research in national and international medical journals. Dr. Dacso welcomes patients of all ages. She utilizes the latest treatments and techniques to manage skin conditions while providing individualized care to her patients. Dr. Dacso speaks Spanish fluently, and she is sensitive to the cultural context of each patient. Some of her many interests include medical dermatology, skin cancer, international health, and infectious diseases, particularly mycobacterial skin diseases including Hansen’s disease (leprosy) and tuberculosis. During her free time she enjoys singing, fine arts, reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband and family. She is accepting new patients and she would be glad to take care of you and your family.

5044 Tennyson Pkwy Ste B

Plano, TX 75024

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Dr. Mara Dacso, MD

Dr. Mara Dacso, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Dacso's Experience

Dr. Dacso's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatopathology
  • Board certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Dermatopathology
  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • Dermatopathology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Mole
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts


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  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Ackerman Academy Of Dermatopathology/S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dacso has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dacso's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dacso to family and friends
based on 5 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Dacso's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Frisco, TX |
Dr. Dacso is a wonderful, caring dermatologist. She is highly professional and concerned about her patients. I have recommended her to all of my friends, all of whom have rave reviews about her as well!
in Plano, TX |
Dr Dacco is kind and compassionate. She was able recommend the correct treatment for my newborn's rash. I am very pleased with her expertise and excellent bedside-manner
in Plano, TX |
Dr. Dacso is Amazing! She has wonderful bedside manner and is a complete ray of sunshine. I had a cyst removed by her and she was exceptionally knowledgeable and efficient. In and out. Had no problem answering all of my questions. Enjoyed her immensely.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Dacso accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Dacso has admitting privileges

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
6200 W Parker Rd
Plano, TX 75093
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