prive swiss medspa team

The Privé-Swiss Difference

As an extension of the exclusive Privé-Swiss brand, Privé-Swiss MedSpa offers a wide-range of professional aesthetic treatments to make your skin look and feel younger. Our mission is to provide the highest quality services and medical-grade skin care to our clients in a relaxing and educational environment.

Our distinct waterview location and breathtaking views combined with a distinguished, expert team is well-versed in the most advanced and effective non-invasive, cutting-edge cosmetic procedures on the CT shoreline. We strive to be your first choice in aesthetic care by delivering an exceptional experience to every client, every time. Our elite and mastered aesthetic treatments are performed by friendly, compassionate, and experienced medical professionals who make every patient feel important with the respect they deserve.

Situated on the picturesque Connecticut coastline, Privé-Swiss MedSpa is located just over 2 hours from both Boston and New York City.

Practice Management

Dr. Glen Brooks, Medical Director

Harvard-trained and certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Privé-Swiss MedSpa Medical Director Dr. Glen Brooks is one of the leading plastic surgeons in the Northeast.

Dr. Brooks enrolled at the University of Rochester School of Medicine after earning an applied mathematics degree at Northwestern University. It was during medical school, while doing a plastic surgery rotation, he decided to become a plastic surgeon. After earning his medical degree, Dr. Brooks then completed a general surgery residency at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University. He followed that with a plastic surgery residency at Harvard University, treating patients at New England Deaconess Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Brooks is at the forefront of the aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery field, offering state-of-the-art procedures and techniques at his Longmeadow, MA practice. As an assistant professor of surgery at The University of Massachusetts Medical School, Dr. Brooks helps to train the next generation of surgeons.

Education

Harvard University/New England Deaconess/Beth Israel Hospital (Plastic Surgery), 1992
Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital (General Surgery), 1990
University of Rochester (MD), 1984
Northwestern University (BA), 1980

Professional Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Massachusetts Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
American College of Surgeons

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1994

Professional Staff

Jasmine Yearwood, Spa Manager

Jasmine graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Biology. She has a background working in healthcare and cosmetics. It was with this blend Jasmine fell in love with the field of Medical Aesthetics. Jasmine is passionate about her ability to help others, she enjoys meeting and talking to new people, and providing them with the information needed to be able to support our patients through all of life’s changes.

Dana Hatch, Business Operations

Dana has been helping aesthetic businesses deliver excellence in wellness for more than 14 years. Dana is a licensed esthetician and former Spa Director at a four-diamond property in New England. She has also served as an Area Manager/Trainer for one of the largest Medical Spa organizations in the United States. After spending the past two years consulting on a national level, Dana rejoins the Privé-Swiss family.
Dana’s extensive knowledge in the laser cosmetic field, as well as her attention to detail managing aesthetic product portfolios makes her an expert consultant for all skincare needs. She not only has been trained in the most advanced laser systems, but has received exclusive trainings from Allergan, Galderma and Merz Aesthetics.

Debra Sullivan, PA-C, Education Consultant

Debra Sullivan 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 with the Allergan Medical Institute, and only one of two practitioners in Connecticut to hold that distinction. Debra travels throughout New England and New York City to educate Physicians, APRN’s, PA’s, and RN’s on the proper technique and artistry of facial aesthetics using Botox, Juvederm and Kybella.

Courtney D. Donarum DNP, APRN, NP-C

Courtney is a board-certified family nurse practitioner with an array of experience in dermatology who is committed to making her patients look and feel their very best. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree and Bachelor’s degree from Quinnipiac University and is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Prior to expanding her focus into dermatology, Courtney worked in Emergency Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital. She values the importance of a trusting patient-nurse relationship and prioritizes the value of getting to know each of her patients.

Alyssa Ratcliff, R.N.

Alyssa comes to us from Kansas where she worked as a Registered Nurse in Aesthetics and on an ICU step-down. She is currently working to complete her family Nurse Practitioner degree at Loyola University. Alyssa has a strong passion for Aesthetics and Skincare with a focus on results-driven BOTOX treatments, IV therapy care, dermal fillers, and more! Her love for aesthetics stems from a desire to make her clients feel appreciated and confident. Alyssa loves learning new skills and staying current on cutting-edge aesthetics technology. When she is not working or studying, she enjoys spending time with her family at the lake, having brunch with friends, staying active, and playing with her golden retriever, Cosmo.

Andrea Gladwin, Medical Assistant/Esthetician

Andrea is a graduate of Galmar Academy and Branford Hall Career Institute. She is a Licensed Esthetician and a Certified Medical Assistant. She has been working in the industry for over 25 years as a skincare specialist. She started her career as a Cosmetic Esthetician and knew something was missing. She wanted to learn more about the anatomy and physiology aspects of the skin and how she can achieve the best results for her clients to feel more confident in their own skin. She has assisted in a wide array of successful medical procedures and surgeries. The patient’s gratification made her want to continue in medical aesthetics. She has worked with plastic surgeons on the Connecticut shoreline and in the spa industry. She has a strong passion for preventive care and wellness and strives for her clients to receive the best optimum results. Andrea believes in always learning and staying abreast of the latest technology and services to enhance the self-confidence of her clients.

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