Our Team 2019-02-07T17:48:08+00:00

Meet Our Management Team

At Metro Vein Centers, our team is dedicated to providing patients with the absolute best care from scheduling, through treatment and beyond.

Ali Meslemani

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Ali Meslemani is a native Detroiter and founder of Metro Vein Centers.

As Chief Medical Officer, he is responsible for Metro Vein Center’s medical organization, including training and supervising all physicians and medical staff. Dr. Meslemani has decades of experience in understanding and treating venous diseases. He has extensive post-graduate training at both KCM and Henry Ford Hospital’s Department of Surgery and is a member of the American College of Phlebology, The American Venous Forum, the American Medical Association and the Society of Vascular Ultrasound. During his general surgery residency, Dr. Meslemani published multiple papers on improving surgery with the use of minimally invasive techniques. Through this experience, he discovered his interest in venous disease, which drove him to open the first Metro Vein Center in Detroit. Dr. Meslemani graduated as a Doctor of Medicine from Ross University of Medicine and completed his undergraduate studies in Biomedical Science at Western Michigan University.
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Alessio Baraldi

Chief Executive Officer

Alessio has spent his career working with physicians and medical businesses ranging from individual practices to large healthcare organizations.

Prior to joining Metro Vein Centers, he was a venture capital and private equity executive at Warburg Pincus, Blackstone and Morgan Stanley. In these roles, he steered the strategic direction and supported the growth plans of a several companies in the healthcare services sector. Alessio earned an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BSc in Finance and Management from Cass Business School in London and Bocconi University in Milan.
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Dmitri Ivanov


Dmitri brings decades of experience in leadership roles in operations, business development and management consulting.

Prior to joining Metro Vein Centers, Dmitri worked in asset management and operations for Hersha Group, a family owned hospitality management company where he was responsible for a portfolio of over twenty hotels. At Starwood, he headed finance and strategic planning for Le Meridien Hotels Group and ran Bliss, a chain of 40 spas across the North East. He started his career as a management consultant with Marakon Associates. Dmitri earned an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Paul Green Scholar, and a BSc in Computer Science and Economics from Odessa Polytechnic University.
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Janelle Barnes

Chief Operating Officer

Janelle brings over a decade of healthcare experience in operations, strategic planning and financial management.

Janelle started her career as a surgical sales representative. Supporting physicians in the operating room, she appreciated the importance of flawless operations to deliver outstanding patient care. Janelle belongs to a number of professional organizations, including the Medical Group Management Association and the Society of Human Resource Management. She earned a BA from Oakland University.

A native Detroiter, she has been instrumental in the rapid growth of Metro Vein Centers as one of the nation’s leading providers of venous care.

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Matt Pizzi

Chief Financial Officer
& Chief Strategy Officer

Matt has more than 15 years of experience in finance, operations, growth and strategy in the healthcare industry.

Prior to joining Metro Vein Centers, he ran the Strategic Financial Planning department at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the number one ranked hospital in the country for orthopedics by U.S. News.  In this role, he led an initiative to launch multiple surgery centers.  He started his career as an investment banker and private equity professional where he became Vice President of the Special Situations Investment Fund at York Capital Management.  Matt is a graduate of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he obtained a BS in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management.
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Max Hutton

Head of Clinical Development
and Compliance

Dr. Hutton, M.D., is a board-certified diplomat of the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Hutton completed his residency in General Surgery at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, and continued with a fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Hutton has been the Director of Vascular Surgery at Allegiance Health Systems, the Director of the Center for Vascular Health, as well as the Medical Director of Vascular Laboratories. He was also the Attending Vascular Surgeon at the University Hospitals of Cleveland in Ohio. He is currently the Associate Director for the Michigan Surgical Quality Collaborative. 
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