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Our Team

A holistic approach to healthcare that blends Eastern wisdom with modern science to deliver the best of contemporary treatment and restore balance to mind, body, and soul. Our team of dedicated medical professionals is here to provide you with the highest quality care.

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Dr. Maria Alonso

Preventive and Chinese Medicine Specialist

Dr. Maria began her journey 17 years ago with the dream of bringing Preventive Medicine and holistic care to Dubai. Pivotal part of this journey was her role as medical director at a leading medical centre for complementary medicine in Dubai, seeing and educating clients as well as raising public awareness about the importance of preventive and holistic medicine.

Today, she is the founder and medical director of Maison Santé, a wellness concept that combines modern and ancient medicine to help people live their most wholesome life.

Dr Maria completed her medical degree at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhems- University, Bonn and a master’s degree at Dresden International University (Germany). She has worked several years in Neurology and Psychiatry and has additional training in Homeopathy and Naturopathy.  Now she holds dual licenses in preventive and traditional Chinese medicine, specialising in lifestyle medicine, mental well-being, women’s health, fertility and gut health. Living in Dubai has given her a unique expertise and appreciation of the diverse culture and lifestyle, allowing her to provide a highly personalised, compassionate approach that empowers both men and women to live their brightest, healthiest life.

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Lidia Lopez

Clinical Psychologist 

With over 11 years of dedicated experience, I am a clinical psychologist who has had the privilege of practicing in both German psychiatric hospitals and Dubai clinics. My expertise lies in a range of evidence-based therapies, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), both in individual and group settings.

My passion for helping individuals has led me to specialize in treating a variety of mental health conditions, such as PTSD, depression, anxiety, and stress management. Additionally, I work with individuals facing challenges related to Autism, ADHD, ADD, and Eating Disorders. I have a profound interest in treating Eating Disorders and trauma-focused therapy.

My academic journey includes studies in Spain and a master's degree from Germany. I am committed to empowering individuals to transform their lives, fostering positive habits, and facilitating personal growth.

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Gema Roca

Physiotherapist

A Physiotherapist, Master in Osteopathy and Manual Therapy from Spain and Lymphedema expert, includes Manual Lymphatic Drainage from Germany. I work with patients to develop personalized treatment plans that address their unique needs and goals.I love my job and finding the root cause of my patients problems, that is the reason why nowadays I am expanding my knowledge & practices in pelvic floor and woman health. 

Whether you are recovering from an injury or looking to improve your overall fitness, I am here to help you achieve your full potential.

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Paula Beatriz

Speech Therapist

passionate Spanish Speech and Language Pathologist, specializing in Early Intervention, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders.

Paula's expertise centers around a captivating field known as Myofunctional Therapy. But what exactly is Myofunctional Therapy? It's a tailored approach that focuses on harmonizing orofacial muscles and structures through specialized exercises.

Now, take a moment to consider: Where is your tongue right now? Are you watching this with your mouth open? Do nighttime snoring or TMJ pain trouble you?

If any of these questions resonate with you, Myofunctional Therapy might just be the life-changing solution you've been seeking. It's all about promoting nose breathing, establishing correct tongue posture, ensuring proper swallowing patterns, and achieving that ideal lip seal.

Are you curious to explore further? Stay tuned for invaluable insights and tips on how Myofunctional Therapy can enhance your life. Your well-being is at the heart of it all – don't miss out!

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Dr. Tasnim ElGendy

General Practitioner 

Dr. Tasnim Elgendy is a distinguished practitioner in the field of functional integrative medicine, with a commitment to addressing the core issues of the body. Her extensive expertise and passion lie in providing holistic healthcare solutions that prioritize overall well-being.

With a rich background in functional integrative medicine, Dr. Elgendy's approach is rooted in a patient-centric philosophy. She places great emphasis on thoroughly analyzing individual medical histories and lifestyles to create tailored treatments. This personalized approach ensures that each patient receives the most effective and customized intervention possible.

A strong advocate for patient empowerment and community education.

In her work, Dr. Tasnim Elgendy embodies the principles of functional integrative medicine, combining conventional and alternative therapies where appropriate to create a comprehensive and holistic approach to healthcare. Her dedication to addressing the core issues of the body and providing patient-centered care makes her a respected figure in the field and a positive force for change in the healthcare landscape.

"Are you ready to start your wellness journey?"

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Dr. Sajid Burud

Internal Medicine Specialist

Dr. Sajid Burud is a highly experienced Internal Medicine Specialist with a career spanning over 20 years. He is dedicated to providing exemplary healthcare services and improving the well-being of his patients. Throughout his career, Dr. Burud has held several key positions in the medical field, showcasing his commitment to advancing medical knowledge and patient care.

Dr. Burud's commitment to his patients extends beyond traditional medicine. He is an advocate  in holistic and integrative approaches to healthcare. With a particular focus on nutritional medicine ,gut health and Anti-ageing medicine .

Dr. Burud employs evidence-based and personalised methods to diagnose and treat a variety of chronic and complex conditions.

Dr. Burud has expertise in the following areas:

  • Cardiometabolic diseases including obesity, hypertension, and diabetes.

  • Gut health including food tolerance, irritable bowel syndrome,SIBO  and inflammation.

  • Thyroid and autoimmune conditions.

  • Nutritional medicine including IV nutrients and regimes

  • Allergies and environmental medicine including food and chemical sensitivities.

  • Anti-aging medicine.

  • Preventive medicine & lifestyle modification.

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Dr. Claudia Terragni

Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist

Specialized in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). Using outstanding interpersonal skills, expertise in EMDR and Mindfulness techniques to achieve positive therapeutic experiences for patient outcomes. Working in Private Practice for teenagers, adults and couples since 2017.

Dr Claudia Terragni practices in a very person-centred way, developing an individualised treatment plan for each client based on their individual presentation, needs and preferences.

 Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree : Psychological Sciences and Techniques, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy, 

  • Master's Degree: Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Neuropsychology, Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy, 

  • Certificate of Higher Education: Psychotherapy - MIUR Recognized, ASIPSE Scuola di Formazione Psicoterapia, Milan

Areas of Expertise

  • Anxiety (including phobias, panic, generalised anxiety, and social anxiety)

  • Couple therapy

  • Sexual disorders

  • Gender disorder

  • OCD

  • Depression

  • Emotion regulation

  • Cognitive assessment

  • Personality disorders

  • Complex trauma

  • Grief and loss

  • Eating disorders

  • Mood swings

  • Sleep disorders

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD

  • Bipolar disorders

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