Our Location

      52 Washington Avenue,
      Suite 4
      North Haven, CT 06473

      About Us


      CareMEDICA (Family Practice & Internal Medicine, LLC) 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, CareMEDICA prides itself in providing the most advanced and evidence-based medical care in a uniquely comfortable, personalized and patient-centered setting.

      All of CareMEDICA's 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, nutritional services, medical weight loss (WeightMEDICA), esthetic medicine (LaserMEDICA), travel medicine, clinical research, a dedicated hospitalist program, personal Injury and worker's compensation, women's health, bone health and many more. A brand new and very exclusive, members-only service (CareMEDICA Elite) was successfully launched on October 1st, 2016.

      Recognized by his existing patients for the quality of its care and by national, state and local organizations for the excellence of its clinical outcomes, CareMEDICA wholeheartedly welcomes new patients into a new and exciting joint venture aimed at the ultimate optimization of their health and lifestyle.

      We know that you have a choice of physicians and that you have high expectations of us. If you are someone interested in becoming our patient, please take a minute to visit the various sections of our website and learn about us and what we do. If you are already our patient, thank you for putting your trust in us.

      We hold ourselves to high standards both in medical knowledge and customer service and take pride in providing you with the highest quality of healthcare available today. We welcome your input: if you would like to contact us, we invite you to call us, email us, come in for a visit, or take our patient survey.

      Walk-in patients are welcome every day! We hope you enjoy your visit and come back soon.

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      • “Amazing service and great staff. For a doctor's office, they went above and beyond.” –Kamran
      • “Always handled in a professional and timely manner, in both Hamden and North Haven locations that I’ve been to.” –Clark
      • “The office is clean and the staff, very friendly and accommodating, and they’re usually are good with scheduling.” –Lala
      • “This is the best doctor’s office. Thank you to my provider for explaining things to me and getting my prescriptions right away. If you need a PCP here is where you want to go!!” –April

      Our Team

      Fausto Petruzziello, MD

      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.

      Gabriel Umbehr, PA-C

      Gabe is a Wallingford native who graduated from the Quinnipiac University PA program in 2019. He has a longstanding passion for primary care and general medicine, with a particular interest in nutritional counseling and type 2 diabetes management. He is a member of the Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants (ConnAPA) and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). In his spare time, Gabe enjoys running, weightlifting, and spending time with his girlfriend Christina.

      Janine Koukos

      Executive Clinical Coordinator and Lead Medical Assistant

      Janine plays a vital role at CareMedica Elite with over 30 years of experience in the Internal Medicine field. Janine began her career in 1987 as a medical assistant for Family Practice and Internal Medicine. In 1998 Janine joined the CareMedica team and has been serving our patients ever since. Janine attended Rhode Island College pursuing a degree in the healthcare field. Janine is a registered medical assistant, CPR Certified, and certified in phlebotomy.

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