General practicioners

Wouter Boswinkel was born and raised in Rotterdam. He is a general practicioner in Hillegersberg-Terbregge since 1992. To pass on his passion for the general practicioner profession to the next generation, he has been a general practicioner trainer since 2010. Since 2014, he has also been additionally qualified for expertise in the musculoskeletal system, with a specialization in chronic back pain. As a general practicioner with an additional specialization, he is guest lecturer at the Erasmus MC with the aim of educating general practicioners (in training).

Renske Kuppens studied Medicine in Utrecht and continued to work as a physician in pediatrics after obtaining her physician’s diploma. After that, she did scientific research at the Sophia Kinderziekenhuis and obtained her PhD. Renske has officially become a general practicioner with us in June 2020. She works on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Practice manager

Ria Doekhie-Biekhram has been practice manager at Huisartsenpraktijk Bergse Bos for many years. Besides that, she has been training the doctor’s assistants over the last years. Ria is also a vaccination consultant for travel to the tropics. She works in the practice on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Doctor’s assistants

Carolien van der Ham works in our practice since September 2019. She has had experience as a doctor’s assistant at several practices. Carolien works on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Carmen Duinkerke started working with us this year. She is a nurse and a doctor’s assistant in training. Carmen works on Monday, Thursday and Friday.

Carolien and Carmen can help you with:

  • Smears
  • Blood, urine and pregnancy tests
  • ECG’s (electrocardiograms)
  • 24-hour and regular blood pressure measurements
  • Ear cleaning
  • Treatment of warts with liquid nitrogen
  • Injections (vaccinations, injectable contraceptive, tetanus, etc.)
  • Removal of surgical suture
  • Vaccination advice for travel to the tropics

General practice-based nurse specialist (somatics)

Elleke van Vliet works as a general practice-based nurse specialist in somatics in our practice. She offers support in care tasks related to diabetes, asthma, COPD, CVD-risk management and in elderly care. Elleke has had years of experience working in other general medical practices, amongst others at the Minervaplein and in Blijdorp. Elleke works on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

General practice-based nurse specialists (mental health care)

Since June 1st, Suzanne Schiereck has been working at our practice again in mental health care support. Suzanne is a psychologist and haptonomist and is involved in the care of patients with (suspected) psychological problems and patients with chronic psychiatric conditions they no longer receive treatment for. Suzanne works in our practice on Wednesday.

Heike Klinken has years of experience as a psychologist and psychotherapist. With those qualities, she supports our practice. Heike works in our practice on Friday morning.

What are some of the things that Suzanne and Heike can help you with?

If you have psychological complaints or problems, in many cases they will be able to help. Examples of such complaints/problems are:

  • Depression/feeling down/exhaustion/having little energy
  • Sleeping problems
  • Excessive worrying
  • Being stressed out/burnout
  • Concentration problems/forgetfulness
  • Fear, panic or a tense/agitated feeling
  • Relationship problems
  • Work-related problems
  • Excessive use of tobacco, alcohol or drugs
  • Grieving the loss of a child, partner or parent

General practicioner in training

Our practice is also a training practice for general practicioners to be. At this moment, general practicioner in training Aysun Kavak is involved in our practice. Aysun works on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Wouter Boswinkel
Wouter Boswinkel
Renske Kuppens
Renske Kuppens
Ria Doekhie-Biekhram
Ria Doekhie-Biekhram
Carolien van der Ham
Carolien van der Ham
Carmen Duinkerke
Carmen Duinkerke
Elleke van Vliet
Elleke van Vliet
Suzanne Schiereck
Suzanne Schiereck
Heike Klinken
Heike Klinken
Aysun Kavak
Aysun Kavak