Scott B. Callahan, MHS, PA-C

Dolce Vida Medical Spa is owned and operated by Scott B. Callahan, PA-C. Scott is a Physician Assistant who founded Dolce Vida Medical Spa in 2010 with the primary goal of helping people maintain a vibrant, youthful appearance. His mission is to assist people to feel great about their personal presentation and to boost their self- esteem.

He specializes in enhancing, corrective procedures and facial filler administration with a keen, discerning eye for detail. Scott is well known for his knowledge, skill and expertise with just the right filler placement in order to deliver a refreshed, natural-looking result. This has contributed to his notoriety and he is currently the top (#1) injector in the entire state of Connecticut. Scott is the expert trainer/educator for multiple companies including Suneva, Galderma, Harvest Terumo and Merz. He is a trainer/educator for Bellafill for the East Coast and was the very first injector of Bellafill in the state of Connecticut. He has been featured on multiple local and network television shows including a featured spot on The Style Network. Scott shares his knowledge and expertise as a lecturer/speaker at multiple aesthetic medical conferences throughout the country. He is highly skilled with cannula techniques, fat transfer procedures, PRP injectables, resurfacing laser techniques, lip augmentation, tear trough eye correction and Botox brow lifts. Scott has worked in the medical field for more than 16 years and has past experience in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery and Pediatric/Adult Cardiac Surgery. His professional manner and his highly skilled knowledge base has helped to contribute to his success with achieving great results and complete client satisfaction. He is known for spending extra time with each client to achieve the best results possible, as he views each individual as special with unique needs. Scott is a highly regarded mentor, exceptional practitioner and leading authority in the field of Aesthetic Medicine.

Kathryn Callahan
Office Manager

Katie is our Dolce Vida Office Manager. With over 78 procedures, three locations, several providers, hundreds of patients, this is not an easy job.

It takes a lot of coordination and direction to make everything go smoothly. Also, she is an advocate of several procedures that she personally likes, such as Coolsculpting, Venus Freeze, Botox, Fillers, Laser Hair Removal, IPL Photofacials, and Skinmedica Skin Care. She is always available to speak of her experience with these procedures and products. With any questions, concerns, or issues always contact Katie and she will do her best to help your issue at

Melissa Mieszczanski

Melissa is a nationally certified physician assistant with 12 years of experience.  She graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2006 and is an expert in surgical procedures,

andaesthetic procedures and injections. She is kind, compassionate, caring and understands the needs and concerns of busy women. She customizes each patient’s visit so that they can achieve and maintain the look they desire. Melissa is also an adjunct professor at both Quinnipiac University and the University of Bridgeport where she educates physician assistant students both in the classroom and clinically, teaching students how to perform procedures. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys volunteering, high interval intensity workouts, running, fishing, hiking with her dog Rosie, cooking, and baking.

Marta Cahill

After graduating from Simmons College in Boston with a Master’s in Science and a Family Nurse Practitioner Degree, Marta decided to follow her dream of practicing

Aesthetic Medicine. She is fascinated by the interplay of beauty and its effect on mood. Marta’s objective is to assist patients to achieve their aesthetic goals enhancing confidence and overall wellbeing. A native Brazilian, Marta has a keen eye for individual facial symmetry and unique beauty markers of various ethnicities. She speaks Portuguese and Spanish. Combining her experience in Obstetrics and Psychiatry, Marta is passionate about women's sexual health. She believes women should be able to talk openly about issues like painful sex, incontinence and lack of orgasm. She strives to cultivate a safe and open atmosphere where women can communicate without shame or fear. Marta believes sexual health is vital to a woman’s self-esteem and health.

Stephanie Manganella

Over the last 7 years, she has become one of the top providers in CT. This year, she saw 2,085 patients thus far and performed Botox, Fillers, Laser Treatments,

Microneedling, Hair Removal, Venus Freeze Treatments with experience and confidence. Her patients love her extra consideration for their plans since she sees them as a friend first and a patient second. She is an advanced injector with great experience in advanced techniques including the use of cannulas, fat transfer, PRP techniques, and body sculpting.

Leslie Navarro
Patient Care Specialist

Leslie is a patient care advocate and patient care specialist. She has enormous attention to detail and manages day to day coordination of patient appointments and

services. Leslie has extensive experience in the medical spa industry for over 10 years and is committed to happy patient outcomes.

Lynn Cammarota
Director Health and Wellness

She is our director of the Dolce Vida Health and Wellness Division. Her extensive knowledge of hormone optimization, weight loss options, hair loss treatments,

menopause and low testosterone states has allowed her to prosper at Dolce Vida to the happiness of our patients. She meets one on one with each and every patient to create the perfect plan. To set up a free consultation please contact (203) 513-8457 and ask for Lynn.

Emma Herring
Medical Assistant

Emma is a medical assistant here at Dolce Vida Medical Spa. She takes pride in patient care and making sure the patients are comfortable during their

treatments. Emma has prior experience working in a Medical Spa environment and contributes nicely to our staff. She also played Division II Volleyball at Holy Family University in Philadelphia.

Lisa Sparago
Office Assistant

Lisa Sparago oversees our Hamden office but spends some time in Trumbull and Westport. She makes sure everyone is comfortable and ready for their services,

she is the first smiling face you will see when you come into our offices. She has worked retail all her life and decided it was time for a change into the medical spa field. She studied business marketing at Albertus Magnus where she graduated in 2010.

Kate Carbone
Medical Aesthetician

Kate has been a Medical Aesthetician for 8 years. After getting her education at Academy Di Capelli, she has since had a passion for skin care.

She loves to make people feel and look great, by doing some of her favorite treatments, facials, hydrafacials, and chemical peels. In her spare time, Kate keeps herself busy by raising her son, and loves to spend any free time at the beach.

Chris Lieder

Chris comes to Dolce Vida as an experienced nurse from Yale. Merz and Allergan trained, Chris really enjoys advanced techniques such as cannulas, PRP, bioidentical
hormones, and long term fillers. He likes to take extra time with each patient to make sure they are comfortable with their aesthetic services.

Dr. Rae Lynne Kinler

Dr. Rae Lynne Kinler, M.D is a top injector at Dolce Vida Medical Spa. Her fascination with hair loss and restoration led her to pursue a Hair Transplant Fellowship, and
she routinely participates in the research and development of Restoration Robotics. Dr. Kinler completed her General Surgery Residency at Waterbury Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut. She received a Trauma Fellowship from Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut.