Dr. Adriana Youngová
Adriana Youngová graduated from the Motol Medical Faculty of Charles University in 1996. She went on to gain clinical practice at the hospital in Kralupy nad Vltavou, at the hospital of the Sisters of Mercy of St. Charles Borromeo in Prague 1 and at the Thomayer University Hospital in Prague 4. In 2000 she received her post-graduate qualification as a general physician (physician of internal medicine), and this was followed in 2002 by the same qualification in general practice. She worked as a general practitioner in Prague 8 (Karlín) with Dr. Seifert, Ph.D. from 2002 to 2009.
From 2005-15 she lectured at the First Medical Faculty of Charles University at the department of General Practice, as well as lecturing as part of postgraduate courses for general practitioners. At present she is authoring two chapters for a new textbook on general practice for English speaking students.
From January 2010 she has completely refurbished premises for a private practice in Prague Dejvice, which she opened on 1st September 2010.
She is a member of the Society of General Practitioners (part of the Czech Medical Society of J. E. Purkyně) and of the Czech society of palliative medicine, as well as the Society of Psychosomatic Medicine. She also holds a certificate of lifelong learning from the Czech Medical Chamber.
Dana Graichmanová graduated from the Royal Vinohrady Medical Faculty of Charles University in 1995. She went on to gain clinical practice at the hospital in Svitavy, where she worked as a general physician (internist). She worked here until 2004 and gained experience both on the general ward and in intensive care. She also provided consultative services for other departments, notably in pre-operative examinations and in post-operative care, and also provided outpatient cardiological and diabetological care. In 2000 she received her post-graduate qualification as a general physician (physician of internal medicine). She went on to specialise in care of the elderly (geriatrics). In 2004 she began work at Motol Hospital in Prague, where she continued to develop this specialism, and in 2010 received a post-graduate qualification in geriatrics. She is a member of the Czech Geriatric and Gerontological Society of J. E. Purkyně. She continues her professional development by participating in seminars on general medicine and geriatrics and also a course on palliative care. She is currently preparing to qualify additionally as a general practitioner. She holds a certificate of lifelong learning from the Czech Medical Chamber.
Dr. Graichmanová is not registering new patients at present.
Kristina Tůmová graduated from the Motol Medical Faculty of Charles University in 2010. During her studies she worked at the Department of Paediatric Cardiology as an assistant (2008-2010). In 2008 she undertook an internship at the Department of Preventive Cardiology at Charing Cross Hospital in London.
After graduation she chose to specialise in general practice and was employed at the practice of Dr. Mucha (2010-2015), where her training included a number of hospital placements – the Department of Internal Medicine at the hospital Na Františku, the Surgical Department at Motol hospital and other shorter placements elsewhere.
In the years 2010 to 2013 she also worked part time at the Medicover clinic, where she focused mainly on occupational medicine. From 2011 to 2013 she regularly worked night shifts at the Emergency Department of Internal Medicine at the Beroun hospital. In 2012 she undertook an internship as a part of a European Exchange program with a general practitioner in Portugal. In 2013 she received her post-graduate qualification as a general practitioner.
She is a member of the Society of General Practitioners, the Society of Psychosomatic Medicine and of the Association of Young GPs. She continues her professional development by participating in seminars on general practice and psychosomatic medicine. She speaks English and German, and joined our team in July 2015.
Lucie Nečesánková graduated in June 2009 from the Third Medical Faculty of Charles University, having completed several internships abroad during her studies (Sao Paulo-Brazil, Catanzaro-Italy). She went on to gain clinical practice at the Third Internal - Cardiology Clinic and then at the Second Internal Clinic of the Royal Vinohrady Faculty Hospital in Prague. After completing placements in neurology, anaesthetics and surgery in February 2012 she completed the first stage of the process leading to a post-graduate qualification in general medicine. Subsequently, she worked for several months as a general practitioner in the medical centre Moje Ambulance. She joined our team from October 2012 and qualified fully as a general practitioner in April 2014. She is a member of the Society of General Practitioners and of the Association of Young GPs. She holds a certificate of lifelong learning from the Czech Medical Chamber.
From 1st July 2018 Dr. Nečesánková is on maternity leave.
After graduating from the Medical Faculty of Charles University in Pilsen in 2011, Jean-Baptiste Omar worked at the department of internal medicine of Klatovy Hospital, and also with the institute of preventive medicine and weight reduction in Pilsen. From 2013 he also works at Bulovka hospital, where in 2015 he completed the first stage of the process leading to a post-graduate qualification in general medicine. From August 2015 he also worked as a general practitioner for the organisation Naděje (“Hope”), including the provision of mobile services in the field. In December 2018 he qualified fully as a general practitioner.
From 2002 - 2012 he focused on the treatment of atopic dermatitis and allergies using complementary therapies. He regularly attends seminars in the fields of cardiology, internal medicine, general practice, and others. He speaks Czech, French, English, and other languages – and is also a great teacher of Latin dances such as salsa, bachata, merengue and zouk.
Michaela Michálková Veselá graduated from the First Medical Faculty of Charles University in 1996. In 1999 she qualified in anaesthesiology and resuscitation and in 2010 in anaesthesiology and intensive medicine. She has worked at the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine (IKEM), the Military University Hospital Prague (ÚVN), General University Hospital (VFN) in Prague and also worked for the ambulance service. From 2013 she has been working at Bulovka hospital. Michaela Michálková also acquired international experiences during her four year stay at the NHS Antrim Area Hospital in the UK between 2005–2009. In October 2018 she qualified fully as a general practitioner.
Her professional interests in relation to hospital care include difficult airway management, fibrobronchoscopy, lung diseases within the field of anaesthesia and perioperative care, as well as ultrasonographic techniques and their use in local anaesthesia and emergency medicine. She regularly lectures on these topics at accredited seminars and workshops in the fields of anaesthesiology and intensive care.
She joined our team in January 2017.
Jana Bednářová graduated from the First Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague in 2013.
In 2008 she received a Master's degree in Physiotherapy from the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport of Charles University in Prague. Between the years 2006 and 2008 she worked as a physiotherapist for the Tatra Smíchov rugby team and the national rugby team.
Since 2008 she has been working as an assistant at the Institute of Anatomy of the First Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague, where she focuses primarily on teaching students of Physiotherapy as well as teaching students of the English parallel class.
During her studies she underwent several international internships (American Hospital Dubai, UAE; Universitätsklinikum Carl GustavCarus, Dresden, Germany; Hospital Distrital de Faro, Portugal; Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain). After graduating she joined the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine of the General University Hospital in Prague, where she also undertook placements in internal and surgical medicine and where she completed the first stage of the process leading to a post-graduate qualification in anaesthetics in 2016.
She joined our team in November 2016 and is now preparing to qualify fully as a general practitioner.
Barbora Rodi graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry of Palacký University Olomouc in 2009. She went on to gain clinical practice at the hospital in Ostrava, where she worked at the Department of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine and where she also undertook an internship at the Department of Internal Medicine. In the years 2016 –2017 she worked as a general practitioner at the medical facility Moje Ambulance.
In addition to her job as a general practitioner, Barbora also lectures on nutrition, quality of sleep, stress management and how to prevent burning out. She is also training in psychotherapy, and has recently completed the course "The Gestalt approach in personal and professional context" and is now nearing the end of a five-year training programme in psychotherapy accredited by the Instep institute.
Barbora speaks fluent English and gained her international experience during long-term stays abroad, notably in Denmark and in the USA.
From 1st April 2019 Dr. Rodi is on maternity leave.
Kateřina Andrýsová graduated from the Hradec Králové Medical Faculty of Charles University in July 2016. During her studies she decided to take a number of optional courses focusing on internal medicine. She also participated in the Student Research and Professional Activities program with her research paper focused on rheumatology topics.
After graduation she joined the Department of Internal Medicine of the Regional Hospital in Jičín, where she currently still works and where she also undertook placement at Intensive Care Unit. After completing placements in neurology, surgery, oncology and anaesthesiology and intensive care, she completed the first stage of the proces leading to her post-graduate qualification in general medicine in June 2018.
She joined our team in August 2018 and is now preparing for her qualification as a general practitioner.
In her leisure time, she enjoys hiking, reading and writing.
Ondřej Tefr graduated from the First Medical Faculty of Charles University in 2015 and then he went on to gain clinical practice at the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care at the Motol Hospital in Prague. He worked here for two years and during that time he gained a valuable experience in handling emergency situations in critically ill patients and also an understanding of the management of the largest medical facility in the Czech Republic. In 2017 and 2018 he worked at the Department of Internal Medicine at the hospital in Říčany.
Ondřej joined our team in January 2019.
Katarína graduated from nursing school in Slovakia in 1984 and began work as a pediatric nurse at the Department of Pediatric Internal Medicine. In the following years she focused on caring for her children and later worked at a vaccination centre in Prague that provides travellers with vaccinations as well as associated travel advice.
In 2012 she obtained her certification as a registered nurse.
Katarína joined our team in August 2018.
Monika Kuželová graduated from nursing school as a gynaecological nurse and then began working as a midwife at the Gynaecology department of the General University Hospital in Prague. She later worked at the psychosomatic clinic of the Institute for the Care of Mother and Childs, as well as studying for her bachelor’s degree in Adult Education and Personnel Management from the Faculty of Arts of Charles University.
In her previous job she took care of pregnant women and gynaecological patients in general as well as organising and lecturing on courses for nurses, midwives and others.
Monika joined our team in September 2018.
After graduating from nursing college as a paramedic, Petr Hoblík worked as a telephone operator for TeamPrevent Santé, where he enjoyed helping clients with medical issues over the telephone.
Peter also gained experience as a paramedic working on hospital wards (at Na Františku Hospital and Vršovická Zdravotní, a.s.).
He enjoys using his English language skills and also work that gives tangible results. His hobbies include swimming and sport in general and also reading adventure books.
Petr joined our team in December 2018.
Markéta has been studying medicine at the First Medical Faculty of Charles University since 2013. She has not yet decided on the field of her post-graduate specialisation – at present she is most interested in otorhinolaryngology. She is however certain that she would like to work with patients and not in research. She has been working with us on reception since August 2017.
David Dobiáš worked for more than 12 years at the psychiatric clinic of General University Hospital in Prague as a physiotherapist and ergotherapist. This provided rich experience in dealing with a wide range of psychosomatic disorders and their expression in the body. He specialised in massage and individual exercising and came to master an empathic approach to soft techniques for manipulative therapy of the cervical spine, thoracic and lumbar spine, ribs, sacro-illiac joint, tailbone (coccyx), hips, knees etc. David uses the techniques developed by the Prague myoskeletal school and complements these with the Feldenkrais principle of awareness through movement. As part of his therapy he offers kinesiological analysis, instruction and education in improving patterns of movement, in principles for a healthy back and ergonomics of the working environment. He also works privately as a physio/ergotherapist for old and disabled people.
Zuzana Lebedová graduated from the First Medical Faculty of Charles University in 1995 and qualified as a psychiatrist in 1998. Her professional competence in this specialism was accredited by the Ministry of Health in 2007 and in 2008 she gained a licence from the Czech Medical Chamber for private practice and counselling in psychiatry. In 2009 she specialised in systematic psychotherapy. She has been training for many years in group dynamic therapy and PBSP therapy, together with bodywork, numerous seminars of shorter duration focused mostly on working with trauma. She has spent many years of her professional life working in some of the country's best respected crisis centres (RIAPS and CKI) as a outpatient psychiatrist and therapist as well as director of a psychiatric ward. She has also worked at the Kosmonosy psychiatric unit and at the Budějovická polyclinic. At present she has a private practice for counselling and psychotherapy in Prague and works shifts at the Centre for Crisis Intervention (CKI). She also occasionally holds seminars on PBSP therapy for professionals in the helping professions and for the general public. She is a member of the Czech Medical Society of J. E. Purkyně and the PBSP Association. She works with adult patients and clients.