MEET OUR TEAM

Our mission is to improve patients’ lives by helping them gain confidence in the way they look and feel. Our nurturing and professional approach to your treatment combines cutting-edge science and pampering, in a warm and inviting environment.

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Newtown MediSpa is where the world of beauty meets advanced medical technology to provide you with a higher level of care. Located in Newtown and Fairfield Connecticut, our soothing spa setting allows you to relax while our expert staff supports you in making the kind of beauty decisions that will also be healthy decisions. 

 

Specializing in aesthetic medicine, body contouring, weight loss, skincare, and spa services, we strive to provide our patients with superior medical artistry. Under the care of Dr. David J. Hendricks and Debra Sullivan PA-C, you will receive a complimentary consultation where an individualized comprehensive treatment plan will be developed to meet your unique needs.

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Dr. David Hendricks, M.D., F.A.C.E.P

Medical Director

Dr. Hendricks is the Medical Director of Newtown MediSpa and the Medical Staff President at Griffin Hospital. Practicing since 2000, he is dual board-certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine.

 

Dr. Hendricks enjoys spending time with his family and friends on the golf course.

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Debra Sullivan, PA

Owner, Medical Director, Master Injector

Debra is a Nationally Board Certified and accredited Physician Assistant with an elite additional surgical residency and certification in surgery. Practicing for over 20 years in the medical field, including Women’s health care & Emergency Medicine, Debra Specializes in Aesthetic Medicine.

 

She is a Faculty Member of the Allergan Medical Institute, and is only one of two practitioners in Connecticut to hold that distinction. Debra travels throughout New England and New York City to educate Physicians, APRNs, PAs, and RN’s on the proper technique and artistry of facial aesthetics using Botox, Juvederm, and Kybella.

 

July 2021, Deb and her team were recognized as a Top 1% Allergan practices, ranking 79th in the nation for Botox, Juvederm, Kybella, and Coolsculpting. Making them the TOP Allergan practice in Connecticut. In 2019 and 2018, NMS was awarded the distinguished MyFaceMyBody Aesthetic Practice of the Year award. Debra also was voted to the Top 100 Best Aesthetic Injectors list and named to Realself’s Top 25 Most Loved Injector list. Her compassion and artistry are complemented by her elite training with some of the world’s leading injectors.

In 2012, Debra decided to open Newtown MediSpa offering a new concept in wellness that combines beauty, science, and pampering. She is passionate about helping you look and feel your very best. Her hard work and dedication to service have helped Newtown MediSpa become one of the fastest-growing Medical Spa's in Connecticut. She enjoys educating clients about their skin and recommending personalized products and treatments.

 

She is also a clinical educator for five different universities, teaching medical students how to perform procedural skills such as the fine arts of injections. Her extensive experience is recognized through the perfection and refinement of her aesthetic skills.

 

Debra is a Newtown resident, is a mother of three girls and enjoys gardening, Crossfit and spending time with her family. She is an animal lover and has two German Shepherds, Luna and Buddy.

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Laurie Mc Anaspie, PA

Injector and Laser Specialist

Laurie is a certified family medicine physician assistant with over 17 years of experience, who received her master’s degree from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. Prior to receiving her degree, she joined AmeriCorps, which inspired her to get her EMT Certification and then attend physician assistant school.

 

Throughout her tenure as a Physician’s Assistant, Laurie decided to pursue a career in the aesthetics industry and has now become part of our team of experts. She is dedicated to helping her clients meet their desired skincare and anti-aging goals and is extremely passionate about her role at Newtown MediSpa.

 

Laurie is certified to perform Botox and Dermal Filler injections, IPL and Laser Hair Removal treatments, Vivace Microneedling. Outside of work, Laurie enjoys quality time with her two boys, her husband, and their adorable pup Tank. She loves Crossfit and is passionate about exercising and eating healthy.

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Tiffany Rydz, APRN, FNP-BC

Injector, Coolsculpting and Laser Specialist

Tiffany received her BS in Nursing from Sacred Heart University and in the Fall of 2021, graduated summa cum laude (high honors with distinction) with her Masters of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). She also holds a BS in Biology from the University of New Haven and has been professionally trained and certified in Coolsculpting, Laser Hair Removal, Vivace Microneedling, Botox, and Dermal Filler treatments. 

 

Tiffany is an avid Crossfitter and loves to travel, spend time with her family, husband, and adorable Goldendoodle Nashville. She loves to help others to achieve their desired aesthetic look and to help them to look and feel their best.

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Tanya Mattison, RN

Injector and Laser Specialist

Tanya is passionate about helping patients reach their aesthetic goals and is also as one of our talented expert injectors of BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM®, and KYBELLA®. She received her Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Maine Medical School in 2000 and is currently working towards her Nurse Practitioner license.

Tanya's artistic approach to facial aesthetics and her skill as an injector is one of the reasons so many patients return to Newtown MediSpa. A lover of medicine, health, and beauty, she has a passion for injectables and enjoys helping patients make positive changes to their appearance while maintaining a natural look. 

Tanya has also been professionally trained and has extensive experience in Laser Hair Removal and Intense Pulse Light treatments.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two rescue dogs.

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Jacqueline Kling, RN

Injector and Laser Specialist

Jacqui not only comes to us with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from James Madison University, but also has experience in medical-surgical and pediatric care. She specializes in Botox, Dysport, and Dermal Fillers as well as the industry’s latest Skin Rejuvenation treatments, Laser Hair Removal and Coolsculpting. 

 

Jacqui is a busy Mommy with her young daughters and spending time with her family. She believes in a living healthy and staying fit by doing Crossfit. She also loves her English Bulldog Leo, and enjoys crafting, and singing in her spare time.

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Sue Zagorski, RN

Injector and Laser Specialist

Sue has been with Newtown MediSpa since 2018 and specializes in Botox and Filler injections, Laser Hair Removal, Vivace Microneedling, and IPL treatments.  

 

Sue has an eye for detail and patients love her calm and soothing demeanor. In her free time, you can find Sue taking lots of amazing pictures and playing with her adorable cats.

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Lisa Sanzo, RN

Injector and Laser Specialist

Lisa has been professionally trained and certified in Spider Vein Removal, Laser Hair Removal, Intense Pulse Light (IPL), and Botox treatments. 

 

Lisa has been a practicing Registered Nurse since 1983 and received her degree in Nursing from St. Vincent School of Nursing. She has over 15 years in cardiology and has extensive experience in vein treatment. 

 

She loves spending time cooking with her two sons .

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Krystal Lennon, LPN

Nurse Aesthetician, Dietitian

Krystal has been a part of our team since we opened in 2012. With 10+ years of experience in the aesthetics industry, she is passionate about helping her patients realize their aesthetic goals and specializes in corrective peels, skin care, facials, and works alongside our HCG weight loss patients.

 

She loves spending time with her adorable pups, shopping for great deals and helping others.

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Lacie Membrino

Microblading Specialist, Aesthetician

Lacie has been providing micro-pigmentation services in the Connecticut area for the last five years. She attended the Marinello School of Beauty and Flirt & Flutter Brow Academy.

 

She is passionate about beauty and is a true artist and is known for creating beautiful, natural brows and lashes for her clients. Lacie has given over 3,000 men and women their dream brows. A licensed tattoo artist for semi-permanent make up, and a certified aesthetician performing customized facials, peels, lash lifts and tints, eyebrow tints, and waxing services. 

 

In her free time, it's all about family and her farm. She has a special love for animals and enjoys spending time out in the warm weather and sunshine.