Our Team

 
 

Maria Ioannides - Patient and treatment specialist

Maria has over 15 years of experience in healthcare where she has successfully completed ample variety of projects across the UK in various specialties especially in the area of Oncology, Rheumatology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology and Gastroenterology.

Louise-Anne Baitson - Nutritionist 

Louise graduated with Honours in 2014, later pursuing a Masters in Sports Nutrition & Exercise and graduating in 2015. During these years she completed her necessary placement and work experience, along with conducting independent research within the field and currently working towards publication. 

LUZ JIMENEZ

Luz is an experienced laser hair removal specialist at Ocean Medical Clinic with over 10 years of practice. Luz is also qualified as a massage therapist and is trained in a variety of massage modalities including relaxation, bamboo, deep tissue, and hot stone massages. Luz has continued her training and she is also qualified in variety of skin peels and facials. Luz is qualified in INMODE treatments such as BodyFX, Lumecca and Forma. Over the past year she has been working in Ocean Medical Clinic and has been working as cosmetic clinical assistant for botox treatments, mole removal, dermal fillers and factora treatments.

VIRGINIA PICHARDO

Virginia has over 10 years of experience in the beauty and aesthetic industry, having worked various reputable clinics in both Spain and Gibraltar. She is qualified as a laser hair removal technician, specialist and massage therapist with additional experience in skin peels, facials, manicures and pedicures.
Virginia continued her training and became a qualified technician for INMODE treatments such as BodyFX, Lumecca and Forma. Over the past year she has been working in Ocean Medical Clinic and has been working as cosmetic clinical assistant for botox treatments, mole removal, dermal fillers and Factora treatments.

Dr. Kyriacos Ioannides

Dr Kyriacos Ioannides is a nationally renowned non-surgical specialist with over 11 years of aesthetic medicine and medical expertise.

When it comes to aesthetics treatments, experience and clinical judgment are critical factors in his success in achieving the desirable results. This is the hallmark of Dr. Ioannides' practice for the last decade.

Dr. Ioannides built his reputation by working in some of the top clinics in London and Ireland and as such he has developed a wealth of knowledge in the Aesthetic Market.

DR. ALFONSO ANTEQUERA - Bariatrics 

Dr Antequera is a Consultant Surgeon at St Bernard's Hospital and Ocean Medical Clinic, Gibraltar. He is a leading expert in laparoscopic and endoscopic treatment for Obesity. He offers alternative weight loss solutions such as, gastric balloons, gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, gastric band/lap-band, bariatric surgery and gastric band adjustments.

DR GLORIA GARCIA

Dr Gloria Garcia is a qualified Medical Physician. Dr Garcia graduated in Granada Medical School in 2007 and started her medical training in Internal Medicine in Puerto Real University Hospital, where she was awarded with being the best registrar amongst all the specialties.
Dr Garcia’s main field of interests is in Infectious Diseases and has specialised in HIV.

DR. HANS MULLER - E.N.T 

Hans Mueller is currently a consultant surgeon at St Bernard's Hospital and Ocean Medical Clinic, Gibraltar. He completed his medical training at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Germany in 1982 and completed his higher surgical training in E.N.T. Surgery in Nuremberg in 1992.

DR. JUAN AROCENA - Urologist

Dr Juan Arocena García-Tapia is currently a consultant surgeon at St Bernard's Hospital and Ocean Medical Clinic, Gibraltar. He is a prestigious specialist in Urology and an expert in urological cancer: prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular. He has more than 15 years of experience working in hospitals across Spain and is currently Head of the Urology Service at Xanit in Marbella and the Urology Service at the Costa del Sol Hospital. 

DR. EHAB MANSOUR - Proctologist

Dr Ehab Mansour is currently a consultant surgeon at St Bernard's Hospital and Ocean Medical Clinic, Gibraltar. He is a leading expert in laparoscopic and endoscopic treatment for the Colon and rectum. He offers alternative non-operative solutions for haemorrhoids, pelvic floor disorders including poor control, severe anal pain and constipation.

 

YARA ABDOUNI - physiotherapist

Yara is a qualified physiotherapist with over 16 years of experience in both general physiotherapy and women’s health physiotherapy. She also holds a Masters degree in pelvic floor dysfunctions. Yara graduated with a Bachelor (Hons) degree in physiotherapy from the Catalan University Rovira I Virgili.

 

FARES ABDOUNI - physiotherapist

Fares is a qualified physiotherapist with over 16 years of experience in both general Physiotherapy and Craniosacral Therapy.
Fares graduated with a Bachelor (Hons) degree in physiotherapy from the Catalan University Rovira I Virgili. In 2001, he started working for the UK National Health Service (NHS) and for 8 years he gained extensive experience through working in different clinical settings and hospitals. Fares has been based in Gibraltar since 2010. Having worked in the GHA since, he now holds a Senior Physiotherapist and Team Leader position in the ERS.

BRAD POWER - Osteopath

Brad qualified as an Osteopath in July 2015 achieving a Masters level degree in Osteopathy from Leeds Beckett University and is fully registered with the General Osteopathic Council in the UK. In addition to his degree he has successfully completed courses in dry needling/acupuncture, which both aim to achieve a local twitch response to release muscle tension and pain.

DECLAND WREN - Sports Therapist

Decland qualified as a Graduate Sports Rehabilitator in 2016 after studying at the University of Hull. He is a full member of the British Association of Sports Rehabilitators and Trainers.  Along with his degree, Decland has continued to add to his portfolio by completing his KT1 and KT2 certificates in Kinesiology Taping and also the RFU level 2 immediate care in sport award. 

LAURIE CRAWFORD-SMITH - Sports Therapist

Laurie graduated from the Oxford School of Sports Massage in October 2016, with a level 5 Diploma which is certified through the ISRM, Institute of Sport and Remedial Massage. Laurie specialises in sporting injuries and rehabilitation sessions for injured athletes, as well as pre and post match maintenance and general postural/alignment sessions for the non-injured athletes. Laurie offers more remedial massage techniques, which aim to get rid of stress and tension build up.

Jessica Gow - PODIATRist

Jessica Gow graduated from the University of Southampton in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Podiatry. Jessica is registered with the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) and a member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists. She has wide-ranging experience working within the NHS in city hospitals and rural clinics across Devon and Cornwall. During these 3 years, Jessica dealt with a variety of complex conditions and spent time rotating between specialist departments including the Diabetic Foot Clinic and the Musculoskeletal Department.