Our practice is a boutique combining the State of the Art Breast Care with a unique Aesthetics Spa. For nearly 15 years, we have served the local Petoskey community as well as the patients of Northern lower Michigan and the Eastern Upper Peninsula. The Visconti Breast Center utilizes a state of the art digital 3D Siemens mammography unit providing high-resolution imaging in an efficient and compassionate environment. We are passionate about our breast care and strive to deliver unparalleled personal attention to our patients.
Our Medical Spa resides in the Visconti Breast Care practice. We specialize in performing medical and cosmetic aesthetic treatments designed to enhance your natural beauty, unleash your inner beauty, and achieve your goal of looking younger and healthier and allowing TRULY YOU to shine through.
Meet Our Team
MATTHEW VISCONTI, MD
Dr. Visconti is the Medical Director of our practice. He received a medical degree from Wayne State University school of Medicine. Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology and later certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. He has over 25 years of experience in diagnostic and interventional radiology. Previously, he has served as Owner and Director of Advanced Imaging MRI Specialists and the lead Radiologist of the Columbia Hospital Center for Breast Care located in Palm Beach, Florida. As our founder he serves as our sole Owner and Director of Visconti Breast Center & Med Spa.
As a talented and experienced injector, Dr. Visconti extends his interventional and diagnostic skills to his latest passion, medical aesthetics. He administers facial Dermal fillers and Neuromodulaters including Botox, Xeomin, Dysport and newest product Jeaveau (Newtox).
Dr. Visconti prides himself on being a family man and enjoys time with his wife and three children while traveling, boating, hunting and deep sea fishing.
SANDI VISCONTI, CLT
Amy Kanack, Receptionist/Patient Care Coordinator
Amy has been an integral part of the Visconti team at the Visconti Breast Center for over 6 years. She is the first person who will greet you when you arrive. She has a passion for working with people and making you feel welcome, comfortable and at ease during your visit with us.
Amy enjoys camping and spending time with her family and fur babies.
Heather Dufek, CLT, MA
Heather has over 2 years of experience in medical cosmetic aesthetics. She attended the National Laser Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona where she earned certification in didactic laser theory, laser safety officer, clinical laser hair removal, intense pulse light photo-facial, laser cellulite reduction, tattoo removal, micro-needling and skin tightening.
Heather was born and raised in Petoskey, Michigan. She attended PHS and played in the Petoskey Steel Drum Band. She currently attends NCMC. In her spare time, Heather likes to take medical missionary trips to Panama and show animals at the country fair. She won the very prestigious state award for swine science through the 4H program.
Heather always strives for success. She is passionate about health, body image and skin. She continues to educate herself in medical aesthetics to provide the best recommendations to bring out Truly You.
Kathy Troyer, Mammographer
Kathy joined the Visconti Breast Center in November of 2017. She was born and raised in Ontonagon Michigan, attended Mid- Michigan Community College in Harrison, MI and obtained her Mammography license from MTMI in Milwaukee, WI. She worked at War Memorial Hospital and Helen Newberry Joy Hospital for 10 years.
Kathy relocated to Harbor Springs Michigan in September of 2018. She has 3 children and 2 grandchildren. When she is not busy with work or family, she enjoys kayaking, camping and walking on the beach.
Kathy loves seeing patients and welcomes all of you to schedule your mammogram at Visconti Breast Center and have the Visconti team take good care of you.
Angie Thompson, RVT, RDMS
Angie joined the Visconti Breast Center with 14 years of medical experience. She is RDMS and RVT certified. She attended Jackson College where she graduated with honors.
Along with Angie’s care and compassion for her patients she also volunteers for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
In Angie’s spare time she loves to horseback ride, hike and spend time with her family.
Rita Balistreri , FNP-BC
Rita is the newest member of Visconti Medical Spa but is not new to medicine or the Petoskey area. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Pensacola, Florida, and then went on to obtain her Master’s Degree in nursing from the University of South Alabama. She is licensed in the state of Michigan and nationally certified as a family nurse practitioner through the ANCC.
Rita has been practicing locally as a family nurse practitioner for the past ten years, with almost ten years of previous experience in the ICU and ER. She has significant experience with injections, biopsies, and numerous other medical procedures.
Rita is specializing in the medical aesthetics portion of the medical spa and is very excited to be part of this growing practice. When she is not working, she loves spending time with her husband and two daughters, gardening, reading, boating, and working on her creativity, whether it is in the kitchen or the craft room.
Anne Eberts, RDMS
Anne is a recent graduate from Baker College. She is ARDMS certified in the abdomen and OB/GYN. She loves interacting and getting to know her patients.
She grew up in the Les Cheneaux Islands located in the Eastern Upper Peninsula and is the youngest of five children. She enjoys golfing, hunting, and fishing.