CJ SEVERO, Principal
Joined Thrive in 2018
CJ Severo recently joined Thrive Resources part-time and is focused on its healthcare vertical. He brings his passion for people and for building high performance teams, whether on the field or in the hospital, and looks forward to connecting his love of medicine with placing top talent. He is a surgical Physician Assistant (PA) who specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and addiction medicine.
CJ studied at the University of Rhode Island and Southern Connecticut State University, where he majored in physiology with a pre-medicine focus. Prior to completing his medical education and training, CJ worked briefly as an exercise physiologist for Yale New Haven Hospital in their cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs where his passion for cardiology was ignited. He went on to complete his medical education and training at the University of Bridgeport and its affiliate hospitals within the Yale New Haven Health System. Post-graduation, CJ started his medical career working in general cardiology for Northeast Medical Group, and later went on to cardiothoracic surgery, and is currently employed through Yale New Haven Hospital.
He also specializes in addiction medicine and has worked at Recovery Network of Programs treating drug and alcohol addicted patients in underserved communities.