Meet Our Staff
Tanya Futoryan, M.D.
Dr. Tanya Futoryan is a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), a Fellow of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), and a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS). She is a clinical instructor at Yale School of Medicine, teaching residents surgery, as well as cosmetic procedures.
A summa cum laude graduate from the University of Rochester, Dr. Futoryan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry and was named to the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society. She received her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and completed her dermatology training at the Tufts/Boston University combined residency program.
Dr. Tanya Futoryan founded her practice in Westport, Connecticut to provide unparalleled medical care, aesthetic and surgical treatments, and excellent patient service in a warm and comfortable atmosphere.
To enhance patient care, we use advanced technology, including state of the art laser systems, digital photography, and cutting-edge medical treatments. The practice is committed to offering only the safest and most effective cosmetic and medical therapies.
Ellen is a certified Physician Assistant who has received specialized training in Dermatology. She is licensed and qualified to conduct a comprehensive skin examination, diagnose, treat, and prescribe appropriate medical therapy for your dermatologic needs. She is skilled in performing procedures including biopsies, cryotherapy, acne injections, and laser treatments.
Ellen earned both her Bachelor of Science degree in the Physician Assistant program and her Master of Science degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Medical School. She received accreditation through the Allied Health Education Program and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Having previously worked in both private practice and hospital settings, Ellen is highly experienced in the field of dermatology. She also prides herself on taking time with all of her patients, answering their questions, and going the extra mile to make sure their dermatologic needs receive the highest quality of care.
Christina is thrilled to return to Westport Dermatology. She started working with Dr. Futoryan in 1998, and that’s when she discovered her passion for Dermatology. Christina went on to graduate from Fordham University, and later obtained her Masters and Physician Assistant degree from Philadelphia University. Following her schooling, she lived in New York City for a number of years where she practiced in different well-known Dermatology practices. She specializes in treating both children and adults with conditions such as acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, warts, and molluscum. She performs skin cancer screenings, laser treatments and provides customized skin care regimens. Christina is a nationally board certified Physician Assistant, licensed in Connecticut, and a fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
After marrying and having her first child, she and her husband, Michael, decided to move back to their home state and settled in Darien. She enjoys taking her son to the library and swim classes at the YMCA.
Cindy has been a Laser Nurse at Westport Dermatology & Laser Center for 10 years. Cindy has extensive clinical experience in the field of laser medicine. She earned her nursing degree from St. Vincent’s College in Bridgeport. Cindy is also currently a Charge Nurse at Yale New Haven Hospital and was the recipient of the 2011 Charge Nurse of the Year award. With her years of wide-ranging experience, Cindy is capable of thorough patient assessment and care.
Eileen has been performing laser procedures at Westport Dermatology for several years. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Richmond and her nursing degree from Norwalk Community College. Eileen's enthusiasm for dermatology and laser medicine is matched only by her sweet and delightful personality. She instantly puts patients at ease with her knowledge and warm demeanor.
Meredith has a passion for helping patients look and feel better. She received her nursing degree from NYU and has worked at Norwalk Hospital for several years. Meredith has vast knowledge of laser medicine and truly enjoys spending time with her patients.
We at Westport Dermatology & Laser Center work closely as a team to meet the needs of our patients while providing excellent medical care with a personal touch.
Top row: Cindy Morelli R.N., Alyson Durand (Clinical and Aesthetic Coordinator) , Ellen Matteson PA-C, Dr. Futoryan
Bottom row: Mary Arcila (Practice Manager/Cosmetic Consultant), Patricia Hanelt (receptionist)