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About us

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Huisartsenpraktijk Westertoren consists of an energetic and experienced team of general practitioners, doctor's assistants and practice support staff. Together, we make an effort every day to support our patients in the best way possible. Warm, personal and future-proof care is what we stand for.

Our Team

Nicole Hengelmolen

GP

Nicole Hengelmolen

GP

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Payam Vatankhah

GP manager

Payam Vatankhah

GP manager

Dr. Vatankhah completed medical school at the Free University of Amsterdam after which he gained work experience in the field of neurology and neurosurgery. Following this, he pursued training in family medicine which he completed 2019. As a general practitioner, he gained experience at various practices and GP surgeries. Since September 2021, he has been strengthening the physician formation as a family physician leader. BIG 19918102401

Alka Lal

GP

Alka Lal

GP

Alka Lal completed her training as a radiologist in Mumbai, India and then completed her medical and general practice training at the Free University of Amsterdam. Her love for people and intrinsic nature to help people is the inspiration for her profession. In addition to Dutch, she is also fluent in English and Hindi. BIG 79100115801

Hanna Werschkull

GP

Hanna Werschkull

GP

Hanna Werschkull studied medicine at the University of Amsterdam. Subsequently, she gained several years of experience as a consultation bureau physician, physician assistant in internal medicine and observations at general practices. For a few years now she has been working at the Westertoren practice. She gets to know more and more patients and is committed to continuity of care, personal attention for the patient, taking into account the latest guidelines and insights. Besides working at our practice, Dr. Werschkull also enjoys working as a prison doctor. BIG 19062835201

Ivo Budiman

GP

Ivo Budiman

GP

Ivo Budiman, has been working as a general practitioner at Westertoren general practice since September 2021. He completed his training as a family doctor at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Every Wednesday he is present at our practice. The other days he works in other general practices in Amsterdam in which he mostly deals with expats, tourists, and patients with a non-Western background. BIG 99924102201

Ilaria Zanaga

Physician assistant manager

Ilaria Zanaga

Physician assistant manager

Ilaria Zanaga completed her training as a nurse in 2016 at the University of Padua, Italy (Universit√° degli studi di Padova). She then worked for 2 years in a private clinic at the Alzheimer's and Emergency Department in Padua. At the end of 2017 Ilaria moved to Amsterdam and since January 2020 she works full time as a doctor's assistant in our practice.

Marloes Bot

POH-GGZ

Marloes Bot

POH-GGZ

Marloes Bot received her bachelor's degree in social work in 2012 and completed the training for POH-GGZ in 2021. Since 2020, Marloes has been working as POH-GGZ at this practice. She also works as a school social worker at a school for blind and visually impaired children. Working days: Thursday and Friday

Gennaro Altamura

POH-GGZ

Gennaro Altamura

POH-GGZ

Gennaro Altama is a passionate licensed psychologist with accomplishments in expat psychology, mental health, training and recruitment. With an extensive educational background and experience in clinical and organizational psychology, expat psychology, CBT techniques for anxiety and depression, stress and burnout PTSD treatments. Gennaro is fluent in English and Italian.

Florance Tingueri

GP assistant

Florance Tingueri

GP assistant

Jihad El Boulafathi

GP assistant

Jihad El Boulafathi

GP assistant

Sophie Nijenhuis

GP assistant

Sophie Nijenhuis

GP assistant

Sophie Nijenhuis graduated as a doctor's assistant in 2018. During her training, Sophie did her BPVs at our practice and hasn't left since. In addition to her work as a doctor's assistant, Sophie has almost graduated as a medical imaging and radiation specialist. The knowledge she acquires in this field complements her work as a doctor's assistant. Her focus areas are wound care, medical imaging and the STD/PrEP consultation hour.

Mayleen Shoemaker

Physician Assistant

Mayleen Shoemaker

Physician Assistant

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Huisartsenpraktijk Westertoren is a future-oriented healthcare provider and offers you a workplace where you can continue to develop as a healthcare professional in every phase of your life. An environment where you are appreciated, a place where you are listened to in order to achieve progress together, and an opportunity to contribute today to the practice of tomorrow.