Suneva Medical Inc. has promoted Patricia Altavilla to chief operating officer.

Altavilla joined the San Diego company as vice president of sales and marketing in the fall of 2016. Privately held Suneva Medical markets the dermal filler Bellafill in the United States, Canada, Hong Kong, South Korea and Mexico.

Altavilla has spent more than 30 years in the aesthetics and medical fields. Prior to joining Suneva Medical, she held several leadership roles at Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc., a medical technology company.