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 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.
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.
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 led to the creation of CareMEDICA Elite in 2016, an exclusive, members-only service that is headquartered in Hamden, CT.
The successful operation of CareMEDICA Elite in the U.S. serves as the model for Alicorn Circle, an invitation-only, international health and lifestyle program with hubs located in Rome,Monte Carlo, Dubai and Hong Kong, andadditional international destinations planned in the future. Dr. Petruzziello currently serves as CEO and Medical Director of CareMEDICA, CareMEDICA Elite and Alicorn Circle.