Dr. Christian Bang

4 Oct 2018

Dr. Christian Bang graduated from medical school in Aarhus, Denmark in 1987.
In 1992 he started his training in plastic surgery in Denmark and in 1999 he was board certified.

Early in his career Dr. Bang was trained in reconstructive surgery as a part of treating cancer patients, trauma patients and patients with congenital anomalies. In 2001/2002 he had a position as microsurgical reconstructive fellow in Toronto, being fortunate working with world leading capacities. After having completed training he was appointed head of the microsurgical team in Aarhus, Denmark, working close with other departments, solving complicated cases. Dr. Bang has travelled around the world, visiting world leading experts, participating in congresses and workshops, always looking for new challenges.
During the years Dr. Bang has also trained several junior plastic surgeons.

Dr. Bang performs a wide range of surgical procedures, including cosmetic surgery, cancer surgery (especially skin) and reconstructive surgery (especially head and neck and breast) and aesthetic surgery.

Dr. Bang also offers the following procedures:

  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast lift
  • Lipo transplantation
  • Eyelids plastic surgery
  • Chin/neck liposuction and lift
  • Facelift
  • Wrinkle filling
  • Lip augmentation
  • Botox/fillers
  • Scar Revision
  • Thigh Lift
  • Tummy tuck
  • Lower body lift

Dr. Caecilia Verlinden

2 Oct 2018
Dr. Verlinden is a Dutch Specialist in Family Medicine with more then 8 years of experience in Family Medicine and Anthroposophical Medicine.
 
She earned her medical degree in 2008 at Utrecht University, The Netherlands. She worked as a general doctor in psychiatry and internal medicine, went on to specialize and completed her Family Medicine Training in 2013. After this she worked in Zambia to broaden her scope of general practice and specialized further in Anthroposophical Medicine.
 
Dr. Verlinden’s personal mission is to integrate conventional and complementary medicine to optimize patient care, with a focus on lifestyle changes, restoring long-term health and prevention of chronic diseases.
 
Her special interests are:
  • Family Medicine
  • Anthroposophical Medicine
  • Psychological disorders
  • Paediatrics
  • Minor surgery
  • Complementary Medicine

Dr. Wilfried Bouvais

30 Sep 2018

Dr. Bouvais is a French doctor that has over 10 years of experience in family medicine, pediatrics and hypnotherapy.

He studied medicine at the University of Nantes, France. After graduating as a family physician, he went on several missions to Africa with Doctors Without Borders. On his return, he graduated as an emergency doctor and moved to Geneva, Switzerland, where after a few years with SOS Médecins, he set up his own general practice and a home visiting service.

At the same time, he underwent in-depth training in medical hypnosis at the Institut Romand d’Hypnose (Switzerland).

Thanks to hypnosis, he can treat stress, anxiety, phobias, eating disorders, depression, burn out, smoking cessation in both adults and children.

His areas of interest are:

  • Family Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Emergency care
  • Psychological disorders
  • Hypnotherapy

Dr. Maria Viola

19 Feb 2018

Dr. Viola studied medicine at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and graduated with distinction in 2001.

After completing University, as part of her internship in gynaecology, she spent time working in Barcelona, Spain and North Carolina, USA.

In 2003 she started her residency in obstetrics and gynaecology at the Sarda Maternity in Buenos Aires and qualified as a specialist in 2007.

After obtaining her specialisation, Dr. Viola undertook a sub-specialisation in infertility at IFER, Institute of Gynaecology and Fertility in Buenos Aires before moving to Cape Town, South Africa in 2009 to take up a consultant position at Tygerberg Hospital. During this period, she completed her Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine at the University of Stellenbosch and subsequently qualified as a sub-specialist in Reproductive Medicine at the College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of South Africa.

In 2015, Dr. Viola relocated to Dubai, UAE to continue her work as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. After three successful years in Dubai, Dr. Viola continues to provide a professional and caring service to her patients utilising her expertise and experience gained during her career.

Professional Memberships

Sociedad Argentina de Medicina Reproductiva (SAMER)

Southern Africa Society for Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecological Endoscopy (SASREG)

College of Medicine of South Africa (CMSA) 

 

Special interests:

High risk pregnancy

Management of infertility 

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

Hysteroscopy and endoscopic surgery

Languages spoken:

 

 English

 Spanish

Nicole Flasser MSc. – Registered Nurse, Baby Massage and Aromatherapy

8 Mar 2017

  

Nicole Flasser is a nurse for general and intensive care hailing from Vienna, Austria. She is licensed in both Austria and the UAE. She is a healthcare professional with over 15 years experience, having obtained her Master of Science in Health Management from the prestigious Danube University Krems, Austria in 2011. There she took elective classes in Health Economics and Human Resource Management. She also worked as the Head of Flight Nurse for several years at Medical Jet Service, a company working worldwide to develop teaching and training programmes for direct performance and quality control.

In course of her career, she came across essential oils, becoming more and more fascinated by this natural antidote. Over the course of several years, she has attended a number of courses about the therapeutic use of essential oils.

In 2005, she was part of the team to establish Aromatherapy as a treatment in the Sisters of Charity Hospital in Vienna. In the years following, she took part in advanced training programmes for Aromatherapy. She is also a member of the Austrian Society for Scientific Aromatherapy and Aromatherapy Care.

After becoming a mother, she combined Aromatherapy with different massage therapies, resulting in something truly amazing which she wants to share. This led her to found ‘Little Leaf’ in January of 2016, a small company aimed at combining high quality essential oils, suited to each patient individually.

At the Koster clinic, she will offer courses in baby massages and will introduce you to different essential oils.

For special needs and requests, she offers private consultation sessions, where she can create individual treatments for each patient.

  

 

Olivia Faujour

9 Sep 2016
  • Olivia Faujour is a French physiotherapist with over 12 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation. She has worked in various parts of the world including Paris, and Kuala Lumpur settling 8 years ago in Dubai. She obtained her degree from the prestigious Ecole de kinésithérapie – ADERFin Paris.
  • Olivia started her career with neuro-rehabilitation, helping special needs children and paediatrics and then gained experience with chest physiotherapy for asthma and bronchiolitis. Then she moved towards musculo-skeletal and post-trauma injury physiotherapy.
  • When she moved to Dubai, she decided to extend her skills to mother and child health through 2 training courses in Paris in 2008 and 2014:
  • When she moved to Dubai, she decided to extend her skills to mother and child health through 2 training courses in Paris in 2008 and 2014:
  • – Pelvic floor rehabilitation (following delivery) and incontinence (stress and urge). This helps mothers get back into shape
  • – Hypopressive abdominal gymnastic from the Institut de GASQUET.
  • Olivia offers the following services:
  • – Neck and back pain management
  • – Muscle, joint, tendon and ligament injuries.
  • – Stretching, gym and correction of poor posture
  • – Urge and stress incontinence
  • – Pelvic floor rehabilitation: both manual and electrostimulation + biofeedback
  • – Chest physiotherapy for asthma and bronchitis

Martine Nates

9 Sep 2016

Martine has practiced acupuncture for over 20 years and feels extremely fortunate to be treating adults and children with this ancient healing system.  Trained in the UK, at the London School of Acupuncture (Westminster University), she has practiced in The National Health Service as well as privately in the UK, South Africa and now Dubai. She is a member of the British Acupuncture Council and is licensed to practice in the UAE.

Martine’s areas of interest include fertility issues (male and female), stress related conditions, migraines, digestive and musculo-skeletal problems which she approaches with acupuncture and Mindfulness Meditation.  Because of the interconnectedness of many health related conditions with diet and lifestyle, she particularly focuses on these root cause factors in her treatment.

Martine treats many women throughout their pregnancy for a variety of conditions as well as helping them to prepare for their journey through childbirth into parenthood. She teaches Acupressure in labour classes to couples, empowering them to improve their chances of an efficient labour with minimal medical intervention. As a mother of two daughters, Martine has personally experienced the benefits of acupressure and acupuncture in labour and is keen to share her knowledge with health-workers and other couples to help ease and empower the birth experience and first joys of parenthood.

Having trained to teach the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program through Bangor University, she now teaches the internationally recognized 8 week course at the Koster Clinic.  This program has supported 1000’s of people world-wide to manage their stress, become more relaxed, focused, productive and inspired to enjoy life to the full

Adam Koster

9 Sep 2016
  • Adam studied at two prestigious universities in London, gaining a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Immunology from Kings College, and a Master’s degree in Molecular Medicine at Imperial College. This was followed by two years in stem cell research, before joining a UK based biotech company, and then a London based pharmaceutical consultancy, before returning to Dubai.
  • His role at the Koster Clinic is as Managing Director, looking after administration, human resources and finance.

Dr. Juliane Reuter

9 Sep 2016
  • Dr. Juliane Reuter is a renowned German board certified specialist in Dermatology working in Dubai since the beginning of 2010. Before coming to the UAE she spent nine years of her career at the University Clinic in Freiburg, Germany, focusing on general dermatology for children and adults as well as dermatologic surgery.
  • Specialty
  • Dr. Reuter is specialised in providing advanced dermatological care to both adults and children with a strong emphasis on counselling and educating her patients about skin diseases, treatment and prevention according to German standards.
  • She is also providing aesthetic dermatological procedures designed to enhance the skin’s appearance through the latest techniques in aesthetic dermatology and laser medicine.
  • Special Expertise
  • Apart from the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases and dermato-surgical procedures of medical and cosmetic nature, Dr. Reuter is specialised on melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer prevention, treatment and education. Utilizing advanced, innovative technologies of German standards, our dermatologist is especially experienced in digital dermoscopy and skin imaging known as “Mole Mapping”.
  • Mole Mapping is a unique, non-invasive and completely painless technique to detect skin cancer at the earliest stage. The procedure involves a complete body skin examination with a dermoscopic screening of every mole on the body with a subsequent digital imaging of suspicious moles and a final technical computer analysis of the suspicious potential of the moles. Thereby, moles can be systematically monitored over time for any sign of activity.

Dr. Gertrud Koster – Medical Director

9 Sep 2016
  • After qualifying and practicing at the Huddinge/Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm and then as Senior Consultant and Chief of Department at the Tawam Hospital in Al Ain, Dr. Koster established the Koster Clinic to share the benefit of her unparalleled experience gained from over 30 years of patient care. She is a leading practitioner in the region in the field of women’s health, covering all aspects of childbirth and fertility, including pregnancy and its complications, and infertility. Her particular expertise includes investigations and treatment of infertility, Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and prevention of cervical cancer and colposcopy. She also has a special interest in aesthetic vaginal and vulva surgery.
  • Dr. Koster’s in-depth knowledge of an impressive range of women’s health issues, combined with an incisive mind and genuine concern for patients, have led to her being renowned as a caring and highly effective practitioner whose commitment to her patients is total.

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