LaserMEDICA™ Dermacenters, LLC. is a medical facility with on-site medical supervision at all times.
Fausto Petruzziello, MD, CEO
Dr. Petruzziello was born and raised in Rome, Italy. While completing residency in General Surgery, he served as Medical Officer in the Mounted State Police with rank of First Lieutenant and appointed to care for the President of Italy and his Security Service.
He moved to the United States in 1995, where he entered the Internal Medicine residency program at the University of Massachusetts. In 1998 he moved to Connecticut and co-founded Family Practice and Internal Medicine of Spring Glen. In 2007 Dr. Petruzziello established a new medical practice: Family Practice and Internal Medicine (CareMedica), along with two associated medical enterprises: LaserMEDICA™ Dermacenters USA (LaserMEDICA) and Medical Weight Professionals (WeightMedica).
Dr. Petruzziello has authored more than 30 research articles in the fields of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Antibiotic Therapy and Geriatric Medicine, published in Italian and other international journals. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, the Connecticut State Medical Society and the New Haven County Medical Society.
He lives in North Haven with his wife and three children.
Vittoria P. Petruzziello, MBA, LC-E, Spa President/Director
Vittoria Petruzziello is a cosmetologist and skincare professional licensed in Massachusetts and Connecticut. After 4 years of research she has pioneered a line of anti-aging skin-care which has become a favorite of friends, patients and clients. Consistently researching and exploring natural products, minerals and vitamins from all over the world has allowed Vittoria to introduce the firming, restoring and protecting benefits of all the LaserMEDICA™ products and other skin care regimens promoted in the medical spa.
Vittoria received her bachelor’s degree in Business from Boston College and her Master’s Degree from Bentley College, thereafter pursuing her career in the Trade Show and Events Industry, managed and excelled in Customer Service and Marketing to Global Corporate Executives for over 15 years. Her expertise in meeting customer expectations allows her to establish realistic client goals so that all expectations are not only met but surpassed. She prepares her clients for a better and longer, more youthful appearance for the years to come. LaserMEDICA™’s goal is to maintain the highest level of professionalism and state of the art technology in all of the procedures offered, while combining nature and science in the delivery of unrivaled and result-oriented treatments performed by Vittoria and all the LaserMEDICA™ medical providers.
Rebecca Grillo, PA-C
Rebecca is a certified physician assistant. She attended University of Delaware, receiving her Bachelor’s of Science with a major in biology. She continued on to Daemen College where she received a Bachelor’s of Science in Allied Health and completed the Physician Assistant program.
Her medical training began at Connecticut Gastroenterology Consultants, where she provided excellent care to patients for eight years and earned certifications from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She joined the CareMedica group of companies in 2011, providing care to CareMedica Internal Medicine patients.
Rebecca is excited about working with the LaserMEDICA™ team and looks forward to seeing you in our offices.
Sue Floriano Sandor, PA-C
Sue Floriano Sandor was born and raised in Connecticut. She attended the University of Connecticut and received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biology. As an aspiring Physician Assistant (PA), she worked as an EMT for healthcare experience. She then attended Quinnipiac University and attained her Masters of Health Science Degree and became a PA. She started her career as a PA in the field of gastroenterology.
Sue continued to broaden her scope of practice and joined Dr. Fausto Petruzziello and his group at Family Practice and Internal Medicine. She was very excited with the opening of the sister company LaserMEDICA™ Dermacenters, as her interest in aesthetics started in PA school when she chose her elective rotation to work for a plastic surgeon’s office. Although that was Sue’s first exposure to non-surgical approaches such as “face-lift” with Botox and dermal fillers, Sue is now one of the primary providers of many of the aesthetic procedures offered at LaserMEDICA™ of North Haven, Connecticut.
Sue has been trained and certified in an array of aesthetic procedures including Laser Hair Removal, Skin Tightening with Aluma ( as seen on “the View” and the “Tyra Banks Show”), Intense Pulsed Light , Spider Vein Therapy with the YAG Laser , Botox, Juvederm, Radiesse and other dermal fillers. She continues advance injections and procedures while pursuing new developments in Aesthetic Medicine and is an active participant of the Perpetual Advanced Injections program at LaserMEDICA™. Sue enjoys providing the patients with the multitude of non-ablative and minimal to no down-time procedures available and looks forward to assisting her patients in achieving the desired results without having to undergo surgical treatments.
Certified Aesthetician, Amy, was born in California and moved to Connecticut when she was five. At an early age, Amy knew she loved cosmetics and applying them on anyone that would let her. As an adult, she worked for several cosmetic lines such as Clinique, Bobbi Brown, and Chanel, and loved teaching people how they could look their very best. Skincare is also a passion for Amy. Just like makeup application she enjoys educating people on how to take the very best care of their skin at any age. Amy is always learning about new products and services to better accommodate her clients. She also enjoys being at the reception desk, greeting clients, coordinating appointments, and assist them in choosing the best services that will suit their needs.
Melissa Raffone is a licensed esthetician and a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University with a bachelor’s in Corporate Communication. Throughout the years, after college she developed an interest in makeup and the beauty industry which ultimately led her to find her passion for skincare. Melissa received her first esthetic certification in 2003 from the New England School of Hairdressing. Then went on to take advance classes at Catherine Hinds School of Esthetics in Massachusetts and became a licensed esthetician in 2004. After receiving her esthetic license Melissa worked in the spa industry and also was an esthetic instructor at Brio Academy. She has worked with many skincare lines including SkinMedica™, Eminence Organics, Yonka, Pevonia, Glymed, and PCA to name a few. Melissa is also certified in SkinMedica™ Chemical Peels, Microneedling, Dermaplanning, and is a professional makeup artist.
For the past 10 years, Melissa has worked in the spa industry practicing skincare and learning new concepts by attending classes and trade shows. Melissa’s primary goal is to develop a relationship with her clients and educate them on how to meet their skincare goals.