Dr. Mario Yco


Dr. Mario Yco, a leading facial plastic surgeon in Encinitas, California, draws on a robust educational background and impressive qualifications to provide transformative care at YCO Facial Plastic Surgery.

Inspired by his experience as a Navy corpsman, Dr. Yco earned his medical degree from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. He then pursued a comprehensive educational path, specializing in internal medicine, general surgery, otolaryngology, head and neck surgeries, and facial plastic surgery. Board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Yco combines safety, experience, and meticulous attention to detail, ensuring his patients receive the highest standard of care.

His dedication to staying current with the latest developments in plastic surgery and his active memberships in professional organizations solidify his position as an expert in the field. Dr. Yco’s extensive qualifications enable him to offer a range of state-of-the-art surgical and nonsurgical procedures, enhancing outward appearances and positively impacting lives by fostering greater self-esteem and happiness for all his patients.

He’s a musician at heart and has a good ear for music and pitch.  His dream secret job is to be a judge on The Voice.  He is the drummer of a band called No Country for Old Men.  They meet weekly and perform at local charity events.  He also enjoys golfing, working out, watching old Japanese Samurai films and spending time with his grandkids.


“Dr. Yco is an outstanding doctor”

Dr. Yco is the kind of doctor who takes the time to listen to the concerns of his patients. He doesn’t rush his patients. He is an outstanding doctor, and I would recommend him to anyone seeking care or looking to improve their appearance.

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