Born and raised in Rome, Italy, Dr. Fausto Petruzziello graduated Summa cum Laude from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” Medical School in 1990.
While completing a General Surgery Residency at the same institution, he served as a Medical Officer in the Mounted State Police with the rank of First Lieutenant and was appointed to care for the President of Italy and his Security Service from 1993 to 1995.
He moved to the US in 1995, where he entered and completed an Internal Medicine Residency program at the University of Massachusetts Berkshire Medical Center campus in Pittsfield, MA.
In 1998 he relocated to Connecticut, where he co-founded a medical practice in Hamden, Family Practice and Internal Medicine of Spring Glen.
In 2007 Dr. Petruzziello established his own medical enterprise with the launch of CareMEDICA and its affiliated MEDICA companies.
Today CareMEDICA is one of the Greater New Haven Area largest and leading providers of Primary Care and diversified medical services.
With state-of-the-art offices conveniently located in North Haven, Hamden and Wallingford, and soon expanding to Milford and beyond, CareMEDICA prides itself in providing the most advanced and evidence-based medical care in a uniquely comfortable, personalized and patient-centered setting.
All of its 14 Board-Certified Providers are fully trained on the latest medical protocols and procedures and able to offer a full-spectrum variety of services to young adults, adults and geriatric patients.
While Primary Care represents CareMEDICA’s true core, its expanded services include virtually all of those a true 21st century medical practice should provide, including acute and chronic care management, immediate care, chronic pain management, nutritional services, medical weight loss (WeightMEDICA), aesthetic medicine (LaserMEDICA), travel medicine, clinical research, a dedicated hospitalist program, personal injury and worker’s compensation, women’s health, bone health and many more.
Dr. Petruzziello is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at both the Yale University and the Quinnipiac University Schools of Medicine and a past Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Nursing. He has participated as principal investigator in major clinical trials and, as member of several Advisory Boards, he is actively involved in developing new strategies to fight the modern epidemics of Cardiovascular Diseases, Diabetes, Cancer and Infectious Diseases.
Over the years, in an enthusiastic quest to pursue the best heath delivery models and the most successful longevity protocols for his patients, Dr. Petruzziello has extensively travelled to visit all of the most successful and luxurious centers for Executive Health in the US and throughout the world. His passionate vision for the creation of a brand new, comprehensive and even more advanced health and lifestyle management service has led to the creation of CareMEDICA Elite.
This very exclusive, members-only service was successfully launched on October 1st, 2016.
The CareMEDICA Elite Program is custom-designed and engineered to deliver the best world-class medical and lifestyle services and products to its members. With extended and relaxed face-to face doctor interaction, advanced testing, virtual visits and much more, CareMEDICA Elite clients enjoy the flexibility and all the resources they need to achieve optimal health and a truly fulfilling life.
Following the opening of its first location in Hamden, CT serving the greater New Haven area, CareMEDICA plans for robust expansion to the rest of the US, Dubai, Hong Kong and many other international destinations.
A member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, the American Academy of Private Physicians, the Medical Group Management Association, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, the Connecticut State Medical Society and the New Haven County Medical Society, Dr. Petruzziello is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine in the US and in General Surgery in Europe.
Since 1989 he has authored more than 30 clinical articles in the field of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Antibiotic Therapy and Geriatric Medicine published in International journals.
He lives in North Haven with his wife, their three children and their dog Brody.
When he is not taking care of patients or managing his medical enterprises, Dr. Petruzziello enjoys spending time with his family, reading and playing tennis.