Dr. Tessa Cervantes, MD

Dr. Tessa Cervantes, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 34
(2)
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Dr. Tessa Cervantes, MD is a dermatologist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 2 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio in 2012 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

505 W Louis Henna Blvd Ste 200

Austin, TX 78728

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Skin Infections
high
more than 86% of peers
Genital Warts
normal
more than 95% of peers
Warts
normal
more than 70% of peers

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Dr. Cervantes' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cervantes "Dr. Cervantes is a well-rounded dermatologist and treats patients from all walks of life and ages. She has a special interest in skin cancer, and routinely conducts full body screenings that include mole and cyst checks, and evaluating her patient's skin for signs of malignancy. She treats patients for acne, eczema, psoriasis, shingles, warts, and other common everyday skin conditions, as well as performs lesion removal using the least invasive approach as possible. Dr. Cervantes is also a cosmetic dermatologist, offering laser treatments, injectables, and other state-of-the-art procedures to help soften the skin and diminish the effects of aging and sun damage. She enjoys attending dermatology meetings to stay current on the latest techniques. Dr. Tessa Cervantes, originally from the Rio Grande Valley, is excited to bring her skin care expertise to Snyder Dermatology in Austin, TX. As a board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Cervantes has a special interest in skin cancer prevention and treatment, medical and cosmetic dermatology, as well as both adult and pediatric dermatology. She is trained to offer the latest techniques associated with diagnosing and treating skin conditions that can often disrupt an individual's life, then helping them to manage it so that they can remain active and productive. While in medical school, Dr. Cervantes was the founder of the Run from the Sun 5K, served as Clinic Chief for the Student Run Skin Clinic, was President of the Dermatology Interest Group and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. Dr. Cervantes graduated Cum Laude from the University of Texas at Austin, and was a recipient of the Terry Foundation Scholarship. She completed medical school, and her internship in Internal Medicine, as well as her Dermatology Residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Cervantes served as Clinic Chief for the Student Run Skin Clinic, was President of the Dermatology Interest Group, and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society. She served as Chief Dermatology Resident during her final year in residency, and has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, as well as presented at several scientific meetings. Dr. Cervantes is board certified by the American Academy of Dermatology, and is a member of the Travis County Medical Society, the Austin Dermatology Society, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and the American Medical Association. Dr. Cervantes has volunteered at Camp Dermadillo, an American Academy of Dermatology sponsored camp for children with severe skin diseases in Texas."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cervantes "We understand that every patient has a unique need and we strive to fulfill these needs to the very best of our abilities. Whether you are visiting us for a medical condition, hope to get a skin condition such as acne under control, or desire cosmetic skin rejuvenation to turn back the hands of time, we have the staff, technology, and expertise you can trust. From the moment you step into our office, you will see how Snyder Dermatology is unique. Our beautifully decorated, sprawling office offers patients a calm and sincere welcome and during your private consultation we'll answer all of your questions so that you have the information you need. We offer the latest techniques in skincare to the residents of Austin and throughout the nation. Our ultimate goal is to treat your skin condition, enhance your skin's natural beauty, and educate you on how to maintain healthy skin year-round. We invite you to come meet our staff and learn more about the state-of-the-art procedures we offer."

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Itchy Skin
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

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.

Education

  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cervantes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cervantes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cervantes to family and friends
3.5
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Cervantes' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Austin, TX |
Dr. Cervantes was in a rush through the entire appointment. Her assistant was very courteous but the doctor did not allow any additional questions to be adressed that I had. She examined my skin and answered one of my brief questions but when I asked my second question she said that if I'd like...more
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Round Rock, TX |
not happy with a previous dermatologist, i looked online for someone in my area - called several other offices only to find a several week waiting period called here and was able to get in quickly - a real plus! the office is beautiful in a new building - easy to get to, lots of parking liked...more
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Dr. Cervantes accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • 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
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
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Heart Hospital of Austin
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Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
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Seton Medical Center Williamson
201 Seton Pkwy
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Seton Northwest Hospital
11113 Research Blvd
Austin, TX 78759
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St. David's Georgetown Hospital
2000 Scenic Dr
Georgetown, TX 78626
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St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's North Austin Medical Center
12221 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78758
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St. David's Round Rock Medical Center
2400 Round Rock Ave
Round Rock, TX 78681
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University Medical Center at Brackenridge
601 E 15th St
Austin, TX 78701
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