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New additions to the medical team at Buchinger Wilhelmi


Steffanie Hornstein - 16/02/2021 - 0 comments

In order to provide you with more targeted medical care in the future, we have expanded the range of treatments offered by our medical team in the past year.
Prof. Dr. Welzel took over in Überlingen as senior physician and will be able to use the experience she gained at University Hospital Frankfurt in her new position on Lake Constance. Three outstanding new doctors have also broadened the medical spectrum in Marbella and on Lake Constance.

New senior physician at Buchinger Wilhelmi on Lake Constance: Prof. Dr. Tania Welzel

Prof. Dr. Tania Welzel, MHS (Master of Health Science), joined our fasting clinic on Lake Constance as senior physician. Prof. Dr. Tania Welzel began her medical career with a degree in medicine from Ruprecht Karl University in Heidelberg. After a clinical rotation at Harvard Medical School, she graduated from Heidelberg in 2000. She was awarded a “summa cum laude” for her doctoral thesis, which she completed at the Institute for Medical Virology.
With the help of Prof. Dr. Tania Welzel, we will be able to take a further major step into the future and continue to build our vision of state-of-the-art medicine.

You can find Prof. Dr. Tania Welzel’s full résumé here.

New at Buchinger Wilhelmi on Lake Constance: Dr. Mihaela Minea

Dr. Mihaela Minea was born in 1985 in Slatina, Romania. She began her medical career in September 2004 with a degree in medical science at the University of Oradea, Romania.

After graduating in 2010 with the title of Dr. medic, Dr. Minea moved to Ingolstadt, where she received a scholarship to complete her practical clinical training in internal medicine, gastroenterology and neurology.

This was followed by a stint as a visiting physician in Westphalia and her approbation as a doctor in Germany in October 2011. Dr. Minea demonstrated her outstanding skills as an assistant physician in internal medicine at the Elisabeth Hospital in Essen and the Augusta Clinics in Bochum-Hattingen, among others. She earned her professional certificate in internal medicine at the end of 2016, and in gastroenterology in early 2019.
At the beginning of 2018, Dr. Minea took a position as senior physician in the department for internal medicine at the Helios Hospital in Überlingen.
Since 2020, she has enhanced our fasting clinic on Lake Constance with her extensive experience in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and has contributed her profound expertise, among others in advancing integrative gastroenterology.

The Buchinger Wilhelmi team is proud to have a top expert in the field of gastroenterology in the clinic. Dr. Minea is multinational and speaks not only Romanian, her native tongue, but also excellent German and English.

New doctor for acupuncture at Buchinger Wilhelmi in Marbella: Dr. Fernando Fierro

Marbella has seen an important changeover in the area of medical acupuncture: After successfully establishing and developing this department over the last 18 years, Dr. Fermin Flores entered his well-deserved retirement. We would like to thank him for his visionary work. From now on, Dr. Fernando Fierro will be in charge of medical acupuncture in our clinic in Marbella. Some guests have already had the chance to meet him as a locum for acupuncture and ozone therapy and as the physician supporting them during fasting.
Dr. Fierro was born in Chile, where he studied medicine, before working as a surgeon and A&E doctor in various Chilean and Spanish hospitals. At the same time, he completed an in-depth course in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and was awarded the title of “Specialist in Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion” from Peking University Third Hospital.
Dr. Fierro is passionate not only about TCM, but also about Japanese medicine. That means you can look forward to additional treatments in this area in the coming years. He has already introduced laser acupuncture at Buchinger Wilhelmi – very much to the joy of guests with needle phobia.

For more about the medical team and the range of medical services at Buchinger Wilhelmi, see.