Our Staff

Courtney Canhao

Receptionist/Medical Assistant


Courtney has been a certified EKG Technician since 2010. Courtney is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Wellness Management with a concentration in Health Promotion and Exercise Sciences.

Meghan Ruggiero

Cosmetic Coordinator

B.S. in Business Administration


Meghan graduated Magna Cum Laude from Marist College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing.



Sharon Yakacki

Insurance Specialist & Billing Coordinator

A.S. in Science, Certified Medical Assistant

Sharon has worked in various aspects of the medical field since graduating college and becoming a certified medical assistant in 1969. Sharon jumped head-on into the medical field, spending seven years as the Administrative Secretary for Danbury Hospital’s Chief of Medicine. From there, she has diversified her medical background, working in orthopedics, ophthalmology, pathology, physical therapy, ENT, and plastic surgery. Her 40+ years of experience in the medical field have given Sharon a deep understanding of patient care, medical billing, and the particulars of working with insurance companies. Sharon joined the Baroody Plastic Surgery team in 2008 as the Insurance Specialist with the goal of minimizing the out-of-pocket expense for our patients. She is well versed in your insurance company.
If you have any questions about whether Dr. Baroody accepts your insurance, or would like information on the requirements to have a procedure covered, Sharon can be reached on her direct line at 203.790.5700, extension 104.