Samara Ambrosio

GAIN Trainer, ZO Master Certified Expert

Samara Ambrosio is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner, award-winning injector, a Key Opinion Leader for Merz Aesthetics, USA and Prollenium Medical Technologies, an Elite PACE Trainer (teaching anatomy and advanced injections to other medical providers), and developed her own trademarked approach to lip injections. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/Neuroscience, is published in Neuroscience, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with honors, and Masters of Science in Nursing. Her experience includes years of neuroscience research, Nurse Practitioner in Urgent Care APRN,  a NICU nurse and a Nursing Instructor.  Samara has multiple aesthetic certifications and thousands of dollars per year on improving her skills as an injector. She has trained with some of the most renowned cosmetic injectors in the world. Twice, she has traveled internationally for Master Class Lip Injector training by world-famous Julie Horne from Norway, Dr. Anil Rajani, Dr. Shino Bay, Dr. Arthur Swift, Jessica Manges, APRN (Injector Jess), Francine “Queen of Threads”, Dr. Ayad Harb (UK), and many more.  Samara’s true passion is learning and education. She’s a Mom of 3, loves international travel, and sushi is her love language.

Michelle Mazara

Lead RN, ZO Certified Expert

Michelle is a nursing graduate with honors with years of experience in the healthcare field including, healthcare ministration and urgent care experience. Over the past two years she has put an apprentice under Samara and has learned all of Samara‘s techniques and philosophies. She is our certified laser nurse, RF Microneedling, and Mint Threads Certified. In fact, she was the driving force behind bringing Threads into our practice. She is an avid reader, listens to audio books on her lunch break, and studies all things aesthetics in her time off to be the best, and safest, provider for you.

Tierney Clancey

BS, EST (cand)

Don’t let this tiny, hot blonde fool you, she worked incredibly hard to be where she is today. Tierney graduated, with honors, earning her bachelor’s degree in Health Management, acing difficult subjects like Microbiology, Anatomy & Physiology.
Tierney completed a rigorous apprenticeship directly under Samara for 6 months learning advanced aesthetic treatments. She is certified in bodysculpting with Radiofrequency technology, including Venus,TruSculpt iD, TruSculpt Flex, Hydrafacial, ZO Skin Health, various chemical peels, and all things skin. She works full-time and is concurrently finishing her Esthetics Certification. Her work ethic is unparalleled and she holds the reigning title as the fastest learner at Samara MedSpa! 🙂

Tierney is obsessed with all things spicy (the hotter the better), loves sports (she is a former college athlete), and has never once turned down a chance to go shopping

Ariel Mazara

RN, BSN (cand.), EMT, Laser Nurse

Ariel has been an EMT for 18 years, served in the Marine Corps for 5 years earning the rank of Sergeant, and graduated with honors in nursing in 2020. Inspired by the aesthetic transformation he saw in his partner, he developed a deep respect and appreciation for the role of aesthetics in medicine and in changing the lives of others.
Ariel has been with Samara MedSpa for over a year learning all aspects of aesthetic medicine, skin anatomy, and becoming certified and proficient with seven different types of lasers and medical devices. He is our primary Laser Nurse performing a variety of services including Laser Hair Removal, IPL, Laser Genesis, RF, Nanofractional Ablation, and Laser Tattoo Removal.

He is a friendly, soft-spoken, and kind person who people immediately like. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games with his son, is a coffee aficionado, and is actively practicing his Spanish like his Dominican parents insisted he learned as a child. 🙂

Maia Oliveri

Practice Manager, Zo Certified Expert

Maia is a successful former Beauty Queen winning multiple beauty pageants. She is passionate about skincare, luxury, and the finest things in life! She is a Fur-Mom to Elliot, loves hiking & fitness.

Why Choose Samara MedSpa CT?

Samara MedSpa CT is a privately owned, an exclusive medical spa where you are given the specialized attention you deserve. Our philosophy is to enhance your best features while maintaining your natural appearance and expression. Specifically, we perform comprehensive evaluations and design highly individualized spa treatment plans to address your concerns and achieve optimal results. With you, we develop a program to fit within your lifestyle and budget so you can achieve the results you want.

September ONLY
Required Deposits: $100 for all appointments*
*CareCredit and Green Sky not applicable for deposit payments


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