Valvekliinik- evening appointments in the centre of Tallinn

Personnel

Our personnel

Gynecologists

Ann Maser

Keeled: English, Russian, Finnish, Estonian
  • 2018 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2018 Residency in obstetrics and gynecology
  • Languages : Estonian, English, Russian

Dr. Ann Maser worked as an assisting nurse in the Emergency Medicine Department of the North Estonian Regional Hospital in 2015 and as an intensive care unit sister in the Emergency Cardiology Department of the Heart Clinic of Tartu University Hospital.

Dr. Ann Maser is a member of Estonian Junior Doctors’ Association and the Estonian Gynecologists’ Society.

Reet Lindström

Keeled: English, Russian, Finnish, Estonian, Swedish
  • 1977 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • Languages: Estonian, English, Finnish, Swedish, Russian.

Dr Reet Lindström has worked as a gynecologist at the First Women’s Clinic of Tallinn and as the manager of the Women’s Department in the Lasnamäe Clinic.

Dr. Reet has also been working at the SL Meedik Medical Care Centre since its foundation in 1993 and at Valvekliinik since 2017.

Anu Vanatoa

Keeled: English, Russian, Finnish, Estonian
  • 2015 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2019 Residency in obstetrics and gynecology
  • Languages: English, Finnish, Russian, Estonian.

Dr. Anu Vanatoa has been working in women’s clinics in Estonia and Finland on a daily basis for the last four years.

Dr. Anu has work experience in counseling centers for both women and young people, monitoring pregnancy and childbirth, as well as performing gynecological procedures. In addition to that, she has worked as a general practitioner in an emergency medicine department in Finland, which has helped to maintain the ability to approach the person as a whole in treatment.

Dr. Anu uses every opportunity to gather new knowledge for her specialty, both in and outside of Estonia.

Liina Rajasalu

Keeled: Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish
  • Miina Härma Gymnasium, silver medal
  • 2008 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2012 Residency in obstetrics and gynecology

Dr. Liina Rajasalu has been working in the Women’s Clinic of East Tallinn Central hospital since 2012. During her specialty work, she has focused on health problems during pregnancy and performs all necessary fetal ultrasound examinations. She has a license for first trimester screenings since 2009.

Dr. Liina regularly performs with presentations in trainings and conferences for her specialty.

Dr. Liina Rajasalu is a member of the Estonian Gynecologists` Society, Estonian Perinatal Society, and International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Ivi Saar

Keeled: Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish
  • 2000 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2005 Residency in obstetrics and gynecology

Dr. Ivi Saar graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in University of Tartu 2000 and the residency of Gynecology and Obstetrics in 2005.

Since 2007 Dr. Ivi Saar has been mainly working in Finland as a gynecologist and Deputy Chief Doctor in the Obstetrics Department at the Päijät-Häme Central Hospital.

Dr. Ivi Saar consults patients on all matters of gynecology; her specific interests are related to pregnancy, including ultrasound and other tests and examinations.

Svetlana Kobin

Svetlana Kobin

Keeled: Estonian, Russian, English, Finnish
  • 1975 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 1976 Internship completed in Pelgulinna Maternity hospital, specializing as a gynecologist

Dr. Svetlana Kobin has worked in the First Tallinn Maternity hospital, the Women’s Clinic of Mustamäe, Sakala Maternity Hospital and in the Gynecology Department in Nõmme. Since 2001 Dr. Svetlana has worked in the Pelgulinna Maternity Hospital, gathering experience in the Department, Emergency Room, Ultrasound Room as well as Women’s Counseling Center.

During years 2011 to 2015 Dr. Svetlana worked as a gynecologist in Finland. Her main employer since 2016 has been the West Tallinn Central Hospital.

Dr. Svetlana Kobin has more than forty years of experience as a gynecologist. She owns an international license for first trimester screenings and has also performed amniocentesis in the past.

 

Family physicians

Sergei Abramov

Keeled: English, Russian, Finnish, Estonian
  • 2014 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2020 Residency in Family Medicine
  • Languages: English, Finnish, Russian, Estonia

 

Dr. Sergei Abramov has spent the last 5 years working in health centers, private clinics and on-call rooms in Finland and Estonia.

 

Jaan Pranstibel

Keeled: Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish
  • 2015 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Jaan Prantsibel is currently a doctor-resident in the field of family medicine. He has 3 years of experience working in Finnish health centers and has worked in a childrens’ counseling center for 2 years.

Kristi Särgava

Keeled: Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish
  • Tallinn English College,  International baccalaureate diploma (IB) program
  • 2019 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2019 Residency in Family Medicine

Dr. Kristi Särgava has worked at the Tartu University Hospital as a nurse in the General Intensive Care Unit, as an Assistant Doctor in the Oncology Department of East-Tallinn Central Hospital, as a General Practitioner and Family Doctor in family doctor centers. She also has work experience as a on-call doctor in the Emergency Medicine Department of the North-Estonian Regional Hospital.

Dr. Kristi has contributed to the development of personal medicine in Estonia, being a member of the Personal Medicine steering group.

Dr. Kristi Särgava is a member of the Estonian  Medical Association, The Estonian Society of Family Doctors, and Estonian Junior Doctors’ Association.

 

Ingmar Lindström

Keeled: Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish
  • 2001 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2005 Residency in Family Medicine
  • 2005-2007 Doctoral studies in Clinical Pharmacology, including giving lectures and seminars, and making presentations to pharmacology and medical students as well as to practicing doctors.

Dr. Ingmar Lindström has mainly worked in different hospitals and health centers in Finland between 2007 and 2018. He was the Head of the Kuusankoski Health Centre in Finland in 2014-2015, the Head of the Health Centre in the town of Kouvola in 2017 and Head of the Health Centre in the town of Pyhtää in 2018.

Dr. Ingmar has worked as a doctor in a childrens’ department for four years and has more than 3500 hours of on-call experience in Finnish health centers and 1500 hours in hospitals.

Dr. Ingmar Lindström is a graduate of the Estonian School of Diplomacy and the EBS Healthcare Leader Development Program.

Brita Kroosmann

Keeled: Estonian, English, Finnish, French, Russian.
  • 2015 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Brita Kroosmann has worked in health centers and hospitals, internal diseases department, and in an on-call room in Finland.

Kadi Tomson

Keeled: Estonian, English, Finnish, Norwegian, German, Russian
  • 2014 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2020 Residency in Family Medicine

Dr. Kadi Tomson has been working as a general doctor in Finland in health centers and in hospitals in the ER department after graduating medical school. Currently her main focus is on-call work in the Emergency Department, as the tempo, challenges and difficult situations give her a chance to push herself.

Dr. Kadi Tomson has previously worked as a Nurse-Brigade Manager in Tallinn Ambulance Service, a General Doctor in an Emergency Medicine Department, and as a temporary Family Practitioner.
The goal of Dr. Kadi is to obtain a trustful relationship with the patient and to give their medical care together with moral support.

Kaia Kiiroja

Keeled: Estonian, English, Russian
  • 1994 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 1998 Residency in Family Medicine
  • 1995-1996 Junior researcher at Tallinn Institute of Cardiology

Dr. Kaia Kiiroja worked as a general and On-call Doctor in the Internal Medicine Department in East Tallinn Central Hospital Magdaleena Unit and in the Polyclinic from 1995 to 1999. Since 1999 she has been working as a Family Practitioner in the family medical center called Merekivi Perearstid OÜ in Tallinn.

Dr. Kaia Kiiroja has also been involved in clinical drug trials since 1999, giving her more than 20 years of experience in the field.

Dr. Kaia has always been fond of family practitioners’ work, as she can take care of patients of different age since birth. Helping children gives her a lot of happiness and satisfaction in her work. She has also completed multiple additional courses in Psychotherapy.

 

Jelizaveta Kaledina

Keeled: Estonian, Russian, English, French, Spanish 
  •  2010 Tartu Descartes School
  • 2016 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2018 Residency in Family Medicine

Dr. Jelizaveta Kaledina started her career at Ida-Viru Central Hospital as a Care Nurse at the Intensive Care Unit, later on, later she worked as a Junior Nurse at the Neurology Department in Tartu University. During her studies, she was also working at the Intensive Therapy Unit and Emergency Department as a Physician Assistant.

After graduating from university, dr. Jelizaveta started active duty as a Battalion Medical Officer while also working at Tallinn Ambulance Service.

Internists

Anastassia Samovitš

Keeled: Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish
  • 2011 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2016 Residency of Internal Medicine

Dr. Anastassia Samovitš has spent her residency being on-call in the largest Estonian hospitals: the North-Estonian Regional Hospital, East Tallinn and West Tallinn Central Hospitals and the Tartu University Hospital, both as an Internal Medicine Doctor and as an Emergency Medicine Doctor.

Dr. Anastassia is mainly interested in counselling and treating patients with internal and cardio-vascular diseases.

Sven Lindström

Keeled: Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish
  • 1977 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine
  • 1988 Defense of Doctoral Degree in Medical Sciences
  • 2007 Doctor of the Year in Estonia

Dr. Sven Lindström worked as a doctor of the Department of Internal Medicine and Head of the Department of Blood Surgery of Tallinn Central Hospital from 1977 to 1996. He has been working in the treatment center SL Meedik since its establishment in 1993.

Maria Pintsaar

Keeled: Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish
  • Miina Härma Gymnasium, silver medal
  • 2011 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine

After graduation, Dr. Maria Pintsaar practiced medicine as a resident of Internal Medicine in the Tartu University Hospital, the North-Estonian Regional Hospital and East-Tallinn Central Hospital.

Dr. Maria also worked in Finland, mainly in the Internal Medicine and Emergency Departments, but also in primary care centers as an On-call Doctor and as a regular Doctor.

Dr. Maria Pintsaar has been a member of Estonian Society of Internal Medicine since 2011.

 

Sonographers

Other specialists

Geidi Rajaste

Keeled: English, Russian, Finnish, Estonian
  • 2001 Rakvere High School of Sciences, gold medal
  • 2007 University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, cum laude
  • 2014 Residency in Cardio-Vascular Medicine
  • Spoken languages: English, Russian, Finnish, Estonian.

Dr. Geidi Rajaste has been working at the Vascular Surgery Department of Tartu University Hospital since 2016. She has worked in Finnish and Estonian Emergency Departments for over 10 years, gaining valuable experience from a wide variety of medical situations and specialties.

Sandra Kase

Keeled: English, Estonian, Russian, Latvian, Spanish
  • 2018 Riga Stradins University

Dr. Sandra Kase is currently a resident doctor of Oncology. She started actively working in medicine while studying at the University, assisting in surgical operations and continued as an assistant physician at the Hematology and Oncology Clinic of Tartu University Hospital.

After graduation, dr. Sandra applied for residency in Oncology and currently, she has been able to practice in the Tartu University Hospital, East Tallinn Central Hospital, and North Estonian Regional Hospital. In addition to residency, she has worked in the emergency department at East Tallinn Central Hospital.

Dr. Sandra Kase has also enrolled in professional training at the Hospital de la Santa Creu in Sant Pau in Barcelona, ​​Charles University in Prague and Paul Strandins University Hospital in Riga.

Dr. Sandra believes that to become a good and trustworthy doctor, one has to have vast experience and knowledge. Because of this, she finds her work in Valvekliinik to be very important to be able to help patients with more common and also rarer illnesses, while she uses her specialty knowledge.

Nurses

Kira Weber

Keeled: Estonian, English, Russian
  • Tallinn Health Care College, nursing
  • Kholodenko School of Psychology
  • Wiesbaden Psychotherapy Academy, Basic consultant in positive psychoteraphy

Nurse Kira Weber has worked in the field of Psychosomatics since 2013 and has accumulated more than 500 individual hours working with clients during this period.

In addition to regular work with clients, Kira is taking part of a yearly program regarding psychosomatic work in Kiev. You can regularly listen to Kira on Radio 4 and read her articles in “Delovõe Vedomosti”, in which she shares recommendations and comments regarding questions about her specialty. In year 2018, Kira published her first book regarding psychosomatics, which includes recommendations and guidance based on her current counselling career and which can help in the most common issues that her clients have had.

 

 

Maria Nääb

Keeled: Estonian, English, Russian
  • 2018 Tallinn Health Care College, nursing
  • 2020 Tartu University, Masters in Nursing Sciences

Nurse Maria Nääb spent the year 2012 working as a leading member in a rehabilitation center for the blind in Russia. She currently works as a nurse in the 3rd degree Intensive Care Unit in the North Estonian Regional Hospital.

Maria is also interested in topics relating to gynecology and counselling in this field.

Anna-Liana Marksoo

Keeled: Estonian, Russian, Finnish
  • 2010 Tallinn Health Care College, nursing
  • 2013 Tartu Health Care College, intensive care nursing

Nurse Anna-Liana Marksoo has worked as a carer from 2006 to 2008,  as a nursing assistant in an ambulance crew between 2008 and 2010, as a nurse again until 2013, and as a nurse / crew chief from 2013 onwards.

Jekaterina Morina

Keeled: Russian, Estonian, English
  • 2010 Tallinn Health Care College, nursing
  • 2013 Tartu Health Care College, intensive care nursing

Nurse Jekaterina Morina finished her specialty learning as a Nurse-Brigade Manager in Tallinn Ambulance Service. She has worked in different departments in the North Estonian Regional Hospital since 2006 – in Vascular Surgery and Emergency Department.

Nurse Jekaterina has been working in ambulances since 2008, this is something that is of big interest for her until this day.

Nurse Jekaterina annually takes part of different additional courses, seminars, and medical competitions. She has experience in Family Medicine from year 2017.