Dr Malgorzata Lubas-Kraft
Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Languages: English, Polish
Available: Consultations start mid-March
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After qualifying as a doctor in 1998, I worked in University Hospital in Krakow, Poland, both in Oncological and Endocrinological Gynaecology. After completing my specialisation I continued working in a hospital environment in obstetrics and general gynaecology, and also consulted patients in private practice. I co-operate with my GP colleagues and provide more specialised care, including antenatal checks, IUD fitting, ultrasound scans etc. I live near Waterloo with my husband and our son. I am happy to consult pregnant and non-pregnant women in either English or Polish.
Languages: English, French, Dutch, Italian and Swahili
Available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
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I qualified in hospitality management in Kenya and worked in hotel administration before moving to Italy for further studies. After obtaining my certificate in office management I gained experience as a receptionist. With a desire to work in a healthcare environment, I pursued a diploma in medical administration at CVO Lethas Campus in Brussels. I have lived here with my husband and four children since 2005. I speak English, French, Dutch, Italian and Swahili.
Dr Eleanor Ryan MRCGP
Available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
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I qualified as a doctor from University College Cork, Ireland, following which I worked in the UK (Wiltshire and London) for ten years, gaining experience in General Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Accident & Emergency and Paediatrics, as well as in General Practice itself. I live in Brussels with my husband and three children and have worked here as a family doctor since 2014. I usually consult in English and also have a working knowledge of French.
Dr Kasia Hodun MRCGP
Languages: English, Polish
Available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
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After qualifying as a doctor in 2001 I worked in general medicine and A&E in the UK. I completed GP training in Newcastle upon Tyne, during which I gained experience in Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Acute Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. I then worked as a GP in North-East England before moving to practice in Brussels in 2013. I live just outside Brussels with my husband and our three young children. I am a family doctor happy to consult in either English or Polish.
Dr Batool Abdulkareem MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG
Available: Tuesday, Wednesday
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Qualified as a doctor in 2003, completed my GP training under the Kent, Surrey, and Sussex GP deanery in 2010, and have been practicing as a GP in London for nine years. My interests include mental health, gynaecology, and child health and I also have a special interest in evidence-based medicine and patient advocacy. I currently live in Brussels. I consult in English.
Dr Rita Dobosi
Languages: English, Hungarian, French, Dutch
Available: Monday, Wednesday,Thursday, Friday
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I qualified as a doctor in 2006 from Semmelweis University, Budapest. I then worked in medical research at KU Leuven for three years. Following that, I trained and worked in General Practice and Occupational Health in Budapest for seven years. In 2016 I moved back to Belgium with my young family and have worked here since then as a family doctor in the Brussels and Leuven areas. My special interests are dermatology and travel medicine. I consult in English, Hungarian, French and Dutch.
Dr Thierry Beyens
Languages: English, Dutch and French
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I qualified as a doctor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 1987. I then specialised in cardio-thoracic and vascular surgery and completed my training in France at CHU Bordeaux. Since 2002, I have been a member of the Vascular Surgery department of the CHIREC hospital in Brussels. I have extensive experience in the endovascular treatment of all arterial and venous problems, treating problems with the most modern catheterization techniques and preferably under local anaesthesia.
Dr Yannick Nijs
General and Abdominal Surgeon
Languages: English, French, Dutch and Russian
Available: Monday evenings and Thursday mormings.
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I qualified as a general and abdominal surgeon at UCL in August 2013. During my surgery training in the UK (Exeter) and Belgium (Leuven, Brussels, Hasselt) I gained experience in bariatric and oncological surgery besides classic general surgery (such as inguinal hernia, gallbladder surgery). I am a strong believer in a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of weight related issues and am happy to be part of this service at the Berlaymont Health Centre. I live in Leuven with my wife and young daughter. I consult in English, French, Dutch and I have a working knowledge of Russian
Dr Anca Paunica-Siminea ABPN
Languages: English, French, Romanian
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After graduating from the Medical University of Bucharest in Romania, I trained and worked as a psychiatrist in France (1992-1997) and then in New York. I moved to Belgium in 2010 and I am double-board certified in both Adult as well as Child & Adolescent Psychiatry by the ABPN. I live in Wezembeek-Oppem with my family and am happy consulting in either English, French or Romanian. My approach is holistic, emphasising collaboration and the integration of psychiatry into primary care.
Languages: English, Slovak
Available: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
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I qualified with a Masters in Psychology from the University of Prešov in 2008 and completed post-graduate training in Counseling (2010) and Psychotherapy (2012). I moved to Brussels in 2011 and have been working as a psychologist and psychotherapist using techniques such as counseling, narrative psychotherapy and autogenic training. I am registered with the Belgian commission of Psychologists. I treat adults, young people, families and couples alike in either English or Slovak.
Clinical Psychologist & CBT ( MSc)
Languages: English, Danish
Available: Wednesday and Friday
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I am a clinical psychologist specialised in CBT. In addition to my 20 years practice as a licensed therapist, I have worked internationally for the Red Cross and the UN with issues related to stress, trauma, loss, and relocation. Today I mainly treat anxiety disorders, stress, depression and interpersonal difficulties. I consult in both English and Danish. I am certified by the Belgian Commission of Psychologists, and I live in Brussels with my husband and three children.
Languages: English, Italian
Available: Thursday and Friday
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I am a recognised Belgian Dietitian and also a UK certified Dietitian with the Health Professions Council (UK). I hold a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Surrey (UK). My origins are British/Italian but since 2011 I have been living and working in Brussels. I combine my dietetic activities with working in the healthcare sector. The areas of my interest include sports nutrition, antenatal and postnatal nutrition as well as preventative medicine and management of chronic illness. I am happy to consult in either English or Italian.
Lieven Rouffaer M.SC.OST.-D.O.
Languages: English, Dutch, German
Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
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I qualified at the International Academy of Osteopathy (IAO) Gent in 2007, gaining a Masters in Osteopathy from the University of Applied Sciences of Tyrol (Austria) in 2011. I worked for ten years in orthopaedic rehabilitation in Germany before moving back to Belgium to continue my practice and lecture at the IAO. I enjoy using a broad spectrum of treatment approaches, from structural to cranial techniques, in order to suit the patient’s needs. I treat adults and children from the age of six and provide antenatal and postnatal care. I consult in English, Dutch and German.
Languages: English, Arabic, Hebrew, Dutch
Available: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
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I qualified as a physiotherapist (B.PT) from Tel-Aviv University (2014). Then I worked in neurological and orthopaedic rehabilitation in hospitals and privately. I graduated with a M.Sc in rehabilitation sciences and physiotherapy from the University of Leuven (2017). I specialise in manual therapy for musculoskeletal disorders, management of sports injuries including exercise therapy and kinesio-taping. I also treat vestibular disorders.I live in Leuven with my husband and consult in either English, Arabic, Hebrew or Dutch.
Languages: English, Dutch and French
Available: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
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I qualified with an MSc in Physiotherapy from the University of Leuven in 2014. I then worked at the Heilig Hart Hospital and two separate multidisciplinary practices where I was able to specialise in manual therapy and exercise therapy for musculoskeletal and sport injuries. I also have experience in post-operative and cardiorespiratory rehabilitation. I am happy to treat adults and children. Driven by my desire to keep learning, I took up training in osteopathy (MSc in Osteopathic Medicine). I consult in English and Dutch and I also have a good knowledge of French.
Languages: English, Dutch, French
Available: Monday and Thursday
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I studied Physiotherapy at the University of Antwerp, qualifying in 2005, before specialising in Manual Neurotherapy. I then created a multi-disciplinary health centre and practice massage, reflexology, acupuncture, neurodynamics, Ayurveda, mobilisation and fascial techniques as well as different exercise-based methods. I live in Leuven with my wife and our two children. I usually consult in either English or Dutch but I am also comfortable working in French.
Languages: English, French
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I qualified as a podiatrist (podologue) from Parnasse-ISEI in Brussels in 2005. I have practiced as a podiatrist since graduation, and in 2008 I was appointed senior lecturer in the department of podiatry at Parnasse-ISEI.
I have extensive experience in treating different dermatological foot conditions and in biomechanical examination of the foot and lower limb. When appropriate I can administer foot orthotics, using the latest computer aided design and manufacturing techniques. I am committed to a multidisciplinary approach to enable the best care for patients.
I live in Zaventem with my wife and children and consult in English and French.
Languages: English, Dutch, French and German
Available: Thursday afternoons and evenings
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I completed MScs in Psychology (2003) and Sports Psychology (2005) at Leuven University and I have a diploma in Sport Massage from Syntra. I am a member of the Belgian Massage Federation and work as a masseur for the UCTB professional cycling team and the Belgian Military Triathlon Team. I practice both Sports and Medical massage for stress relief, chronic pain or injury recovery. I use sessions that are structured, highly results-oriented and include specific follow-up recommendations.
Personal Trainer and Health Coach
Languages: English and Dutch
Available: Flexible, depending on demand
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I qualified from UCLL (Leuven) with a Bachelor in Physical Education & Sports in 2006. Since then I have worked primarily as a personal trainer, PE teacher and semi-professional mountain bike racer. I also combine this with swimming and snowboarding instruction. Basically, my passion is physical activity, promoting healthy lifestyles and helping people to get the most out of their bodies in a fun and supportive way. I live in Leuven with my husband and I’m happy to consult in either English or Dutch
Clinical Psychologist (Psych.D)
Available: Currently there is no availability
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I am a UK trained Clinical Psychologist qualified in CBT and other therapies to provide an integrative approach tailored to different client needs. I completed my undergraduate degree and doctoral training at the University of Surrey and worked in the UK NHS for 6 years. I have been working in Brussels for over 10 years providing therapy for adults with a range of mental health difficulties including: depression, anxiety, trauma, loss, obsessive compulsive disorder and adjustment difficulties. I am certified by the Belgian Commission of Psychologists, British Psychological Society (UK) and Health and Care Professions Council (UK). I consult in English.