Clinica La Alegria - Nora Hendriks - Huisarts

Nora Hendriks, doctor in functional medicine

Dr. Nora Hendriks is a Dutch doctor with a very broad experience and since 2007 owner of Clinica La Alegria.

She is a graduate of the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and the University of Antwerp. In addition to studying general practice medicine, she followed several additional courses and specializations, which makes her an all-round doctor.

Because of her broad interests and many extra studies, she can also call herself an anti-aging specialist in addition to a general practitioner.

This allows her to put a lot of emphasis on prevention and healthy aging.

In 1985 she started as a doctor in Schoten, Belgium. In 2004 she left for Spain where she opened ‘Clinica la Alegria’ in Calpe in 2007.

Beautiful sunny Spain has been her home for a long time, although she still holds consultations every month at various locations in the Netherlands.

Dr. Nora Hendriks is known for the personal attention, the tailor-made treatments and the time that is taken for everyone.

Peter Termohlen, cosmetic doctor

Peter Termohlen studied medicine at the medical faculty of Utrecht and specialized in family medicine in which capacity he worked from 1979 to 2002.

As a practicing doctor, Peter Termohlen now has 15 years of experience in the field of cosmetic procedures with injectables.

He performs 2500-3000 treatments per year.

Peter Termohlen was chairman of the NVCG (Dutch Association of Cosmetic Medicine) from 2011-2014, regularly attends international conferences and follows advanced training courses.

With his extensive experience, he subsequently trains future colleagues himself.

Clinica La Alegria - Peter Termohlen - Cosmetisch arts
Dr. Koen De Waegenaere

Dr. Koen De Waegenaere, general practitioner

Dr. Koen De Waegenaere graduated as a general practitioner from the University of Ghent (Belgium) in 2002 and has since gained extensive experience in general practice. He also completed the Sports Medicine course at the University of Brussels in 2004.

Since his childhood he has been extremely fascinated by how life works, and what lies at the basis of illness and health. This led to additional training on both a medical and psycho-social level.

Dr Koen De Waegenaere attaches great importance to sufficient time and humanity to arrive at the best approach and treatment in consultation with the patient.

Dr. Patrick Welter, doctor, specialist Functional Medicine

Dr. Patrick Welter has been working in the Costa Blanca since 2003 in several hospitals on the urgencia and as a General Practitioner.

During his career he also specialised in Functional Medicine, which is characterised by a scientific approach to healthcare that focuses on prevention and addressing root causes of diseases rather than solely treating symptoms.

His approach is based on taking sufficient time and cooperating with the patient to obtain a complete diagnosis and develop a personalised treatment plan.

Dr Patrick Welter
Dr Thomas Hoffmann

Dr. Thomas Hoffmann, hematologist, internist

Dr. Hoffmann is a German specialist in internal medicine and hematology.

Before moving to Spain, He worked for several years as head of internal medicine/ hematology/ oncology and palliative medicine in Germany.

In addition to his specialty he also offers: ECG, Holter, Ultrasound examination, Blood smears, Bone marrow exams etc.

Rafael Veitia, dermatologist

Dr. Rafael Veitia is a Spanish dermatologist with very extensive experience and has been present in the clinic every week for years.

He speaks English as well as Spanish, but if you prefer the consultation in Dutch

It is possible to arrange an interpreter for you.

Dr. Veitia only works by appointment.

Clinica La Alegria - Rafael Veitia - Dermatoloog
Marte Venema, fysiotherapeut

Marte Venema, fysio therapist

The Dutch physiotherapist Marte Sofie Venema has been working on the Costa Blanca for 18 years.

In consultation we will determine what you need. This can be through (usually combinations of) a manual treatment (massage, mobilization, trigger points) exercise advice or program for back / joint pain or rehabilitation after surgery breathing techniques for asthma, COPD or hyperventilation relaxation techniques and basic body awareness therapy for stress/anxiety/depression.

You can contact her for a free consultation or appointment, she will gladly take the time to help you on your way to a better quality of life.

Philip Mann, Podologist

Philip Mann studied at the University of Westminster in 1994 and earned his Bachelor of science in Podiatric Medicine.

He worked at various clinics in London and was part of the Diabetic team at Central Middlesex Hospital, working mainly on diabetic wound care.

Philip specializes in medical foot problems, Diabetic foot evaluation and treatment, customized insoles with a digital scanning, nail surgery for ingrown toenails,  sport injuries, treatment of corns and basic foot and nail care.

Clinica La Alegria - Philip Mann - Podologist
Clinica La Alegria - Annemieke Evers - Psychotherapist and Coach

Annemieke Evers, Psychotherapist and Coach

Annemieke Evers worked for 20 years as an integrative Psychotherapist and Coach in her own practice in the Netherlands.

She has also worked as a coach and psychological (trauma) counselor at Air Traffic Control the Netherlands for the last 10 years.

For many years she gave workshops in the field of personal development, relationship counseling and reducing stress and burnout complaints.

As an integrative psychotherapist, she specifically on guiding and treating clients with problems that impede or disrupt daily functioning.


Carol Hicks is at your service to, for example, take your blood for blood tests, perform minor operations or apply IVs.

Your care in good hands.

Clinica La Alegria - Carol Hicks - Verpleegster
Clinica La Alegria - Marijn Burie - Kliniek manager

Marijn Burie, clinic manager

Behind the scenes, the organization is steered in the right direction by our clinic manager, Marijn Burie.

Among other things, she ensures that doctors can concentrate on patients instead of having to deal with the organization, administration and other daily activities within the company.

Thanks to her many years of experience in a leading position within the cosmetics sector in the Netherlands, she can support the entire company on all fronts.

In 2016 she moved to Spain to combine work with the quality of life in Spain.

Rosanne de Vries, secretary

Rosanne de Vries

Front desk

Our receptionist is Wilma Veltman.

She is your point of contact for making all appointments, processing blood tests and other analyses and all other things that come with your visit.