Doctors

Doctors and specialists of all main medical fields work at Confido. They give advice on how to maintain health and prevent problems, diagnose and prevent diseases, give an expert opinion on existing treatment plans and perform follow-up medical examinations of chronic diseases.

In order to come to the consultation, you need to appoint a consultation time beforehand.

After booking the time, you need to pay for the requested services in advance. Prepayments help to prevent cancelling of appointments and enable doctors to provide aid for more people.

Important to know

  • You can come to the reception without an accompanying letter, and a consultation time will be available for you much sooner than in the national health care system.
  • Come ten minutes earlier.
  • Carefully analyse your complaints and find out when did they start and how have they changed in time.
  • If you happen to have previous case-related test results in your possession, take them with you.
  • If you are using medication, think carefully which ones you have been taking and what effect did they have on your well-being and health condition, and what medical advice you have been following.

Consultation with a rheumatologist

A rheumatologist focuses on disorders of musculoskeletal system and systemic autoimmune conditions. The doctor is also an expert in gout, various rashes, psoriasis, fever, and young adults suffering from chronic lower back pain (3+ months).

Additionally, a rheumatologist can offer expert opinion on diagnoses and treatment plans, give additional advice on a chronic condition management, monitoring, and follow-up.

A doctor can also order extra tests and analyses and collaborates with other specialists at our clinic. We also offer intra-articular injections.
The consultation fee is 100 euros.

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Dr Kati Otsa

Dr Kati Otsa

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Dr Kairit Joost

Dr Kairit Joost

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Consultation with a medical geneticist

A geneticist focuses on genetic and hereditary diseases. A geneticist advises patients on genetic diseases, hereditary conditions, possible tests, and treatment plans. We recommend geneticist’s consultation for people who have been diagnosed with a genetic disease, have an increased risk for a hereditary condition, or people who have done genetic testing and wish to consult with an expert.

Geneticist can explain hereditary conditons (cancer, arrhythmia, neurological problems, and more), and assess the risk of transmission and predisposition among healthy family members.

A geneticist can also help with pregnancy planning in high risk pregnancies, for example risks for miscarriage or developmental disabilities. If you have had a hereditary diagnosis in your family, it is possible to assess the risk for your unborn children.

The consultation fee is 150 euros. The fee for a follow-up consultation introducing the genetic findings is 230 euros.

Good to know

  • We work with leading genetic laboratories in Estonia and abroad. Confido clinic offers all necessary analyses for genetic testing. Read more about genetic testing »
  • You will decide the need of additional tests, procedures, and analyses with the doctor during the consultation. Analyses and tests are not included in the consultation fee.
  • Medical geneticist gathers the information from the consultation and genetic testing and then writes up a summary. The summary is introduced to the patient in the follow-up consultation.
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Consultation with an endocrinologist

An endocrinologist treats the diseases and malfunctions of the glands of internal secretion (pituitary gland, thyroid, male and female gonads and pancreas). Glands of internal secretion are important in keeping the internal environment of the body stable.

Diseases of the glands of internal secretion are caused by the oversecretion or undersecretion of hormones, which disturbs the normal functioning of the body. Thyroid diseases and diabetes are the most frequent and common.

At Confido, the endocrinologist consults, diagnoses, treats and advises diabetics, patients suffering from thyroid diseases and other endocrine disorders. If necessary, the doctor will refer patients to further analyses and tests. The price of the consultation is 70 euros.

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As an endocrinologist, I will do my best to help find the best balance in your body.
Dr Tatjana Toomsoo

Dr Tatjana Toomsoo

Endocrinologist
Estonian, English, Russian
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Dr Edward Laane

Dr Edward Laane

Haematologist
Estonian, English, Russian
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Consultation with a haematologist

A heamatologist diagnoses and treats various haematogenesis related diseases such as multiple myeloma, hemophilias or bleeder’s diseases, leukemias, anemias, etc. Blood diseases are rare, but in diagnosing malignant blood diseases, a haematologist in cooperation with other specialists is able to distinguish between various forms of leukemia and lymphoma. In case of a timely intervention, malignant blood diseases can also be curable or controllable.

The primary testing and treatment of benign blood diseases such as iron-deficiency anemia is the responsibility of a general practitioner.

We recommend seeing a haematologist to get an expert opinion on an existing diagnosis or treatment plan, to get additional advice by a top specialist for managing a disease, to monitor chronic diseases and for regular check-ups. If you come in for a consultation, we recommend taking along any blood tests and examinations already made. The price of the consultation is 100 euros.

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Due to the development of medicine, blood disease treatment opportunities and results have significantly improved.

Consultation with the surgeon

Treatment and diagnosis of surgical diseases. We recommend visiting our surgeon to get an expert opinion on your current diagnosis and treatment plan, an explanation of conservative and surgical treatment options, or if needed, a post-treatment follow-up examination.

Dr Trudnikov specialises in the surgical treatment of overweight. At Confido, his consultation addresses the surgical treatment of obesity, of its possible dangers, and the accompanying inevitable changes that it makes in one’s lifestyle. The price of the consultation is 100 euros.

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Turn to our surgeon’s consultation to get an expert opinion on your current diagnosis and treatment plan, as well as an explanation of the surgical treatment options.
Dr Andre Trudnikov

Dr Andre Trudnikov

Surgeon
Estonian, English, Russian
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Dr Erve Sõõru

Dr Erve Sõõru

Lung doctor, pulmonologist
Estonian, Finnish, English, Russian
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Consultation with the pulmonologist

Lung doctor or pulmonologist diagnoses and treats pulmonary and respiratory diseases, gives an expert opinion on the diagnose and treatment plan, performs monitoring of chronically ill, and explains preventive methods and treatment options.

If necessary, the doctor performs spirometry or lung performance examination, and decides whether subsequent examination is needed.

We recommend visiting our lung doctor when suspecting a pulmonary or respiratory disease (asthma, COPD, pneumonia etc), to assess the allergic situation of your respiratory system, or when having breathing difficulties during sleep. The price of the consultation is 70 euros.

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The pulmonologist alleviates asthma and smokers cough.

Consultation with the otorhinolaryngologist

Otorhinolaryngologist is concerned with diagnosing and treating ear, nose and throat diseases of both adults and children.

We recommend visiting the doctor when suspecting an acute or chronic ear, nose or throat disease, if you have problems with breathing through the nose or if you have frequent nose bleeds. You can also visit when you need an expert opinion on removing tonsils or adenoids, or if you are having trouble breathing while sleeping.

In the consultation, the doctor examines your nose, throat and ears, assesses complaints, and decides whether there is a need for further examinations. If necessary, the doctor will prescribe an audiometric examination in order to measure hearing acuteness. The price of the consultation is 70 euros.

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Dr Ene Miller

Dr Ene Miller

Otorhinolaryngologist, doctor of nose, ear and throat
Estonian, Finnish, English, Russian, Spanish
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Dr Margarita Rebrov

Dr Margarita Rebrov

Ophthamologist
Estonian, russian
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Consultation with a ophthalmologist

Regular eye examinations at the ophthalmologist’s are vital to prevent eye diseases. You can help your body if you take regular preventative eye examinations.

At Confido, the ophthalmologist handles preventing eye diseases, sending people to further diagnostics if she suspects a disease, and creating treatment plans in case of a disease.

You should turn to an ophthalmologist if there are any problems with vision (such as reduced visual acuity or eye infections). Several severe eye diseases, but also systemic diseases (such as diabetes, thyroid or joint problems) don’t often reveal symptoms or pain. The ophthalmologist can only help if the problem is addressed at an early stage.

Both adults and children are welcome to the consultation with the doctor. It costs 70 euros for an adult and 45 euros for a child (up to 16).

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Several diseases are accompanied by eye problems and only regular examinations can detect and treat the problems on time.

Ophthalmologist consultation with glasses prescription

In most cases, an optometrist performs eye exams and prescribes glasses and/or contact lenses. But in more complicated cases, and in instances of congenital eye problems (such as astigmatism), you might need a consultation with an ophthalmologist.

Astigmatism is generally a congenital imperfection of the cornea which causes both near- and farsightedness. Uncorrected astigmatism can lead to headaches, eye tension, and/or blurry or distorted vision. This can be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.

An ophthalmologist focuses on preventing eye diseases, running diagnostics, and creating a treatment plan for any eye diseases or disorders. The doctor also conducts vision assessment and, in case of astigmatism or any other complex visual problems, writes and updates glasses prescriptions.

Price of consultation 80 euros, duration 30-45 minutes.

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Dr Margarita Rebrov

Dr Margarita Rebrov

Ophthalmologist
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Dr Kristi Pender

Dr Kristi Pender

Dermatologist, dermatovenerologist
Estonian, Russian, English

Consultation with the dermatologist

Dermatovenerologist focuses on diagnosing, treating, and monitoring patients with various skin problems and conditions, including skin formation diagnostics and birthmark examinations. At the same time, our doctor offers expert advice on given diagnoses and treatments.

The doctor welcomes children above the age of 5 and adults with various skin diseases, skin formations, questionable birthmarks, and patients with family history of skin tumors. If needed, the doctor can freeze off warts, corns, and skin formations with cryotherapy. Price of the consultation is 70 euros.

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Consultation with the gynaecologist

The gynaecologist is concerned with the structure and characteristic function of the female body, diseases particular to women, and prevention, diagnose and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. They also deal with questions of family planning, prevention and detecting pregnancy, and support treatment of menopause.

Many of the diseases particular to women have characteristically a latent start with serious problems arising in the later part of the development of the disease. Only routine checkups and examinations help discover the disease early on. That is why regular visits to the gynaecologist are needed to keep your health in check.

The first visit to the gynaecologist’s office should happen before the sex life beings, to get advice on contraceptives. Later on, it is advisable to visit the doctor once a year. In case you have already contracted a disease or if you belong to a risk group, you should visit the doctor’s office as frequently as is agreed upon with the gynaecologist. The price of the consultation is 55 euros.

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Many of the diseases particular to women have a characteristically latent start with serious problems arising in the later part of the development of the disease.
Dr Urve Pappa

Dr Urve Pappa

Gynaecologist
Estonian, English, Russian, Finnish
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Dr Margit Muliin

Dr Margit Muliin

Nephrologist
Estonian, Finnish, English, Russian
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Consultation with the nephrologist

The nephrologist is concerned with diagnosing renal diseases, composing a treatment plan and monitoring the patient, and if necessary, gives an expert opinion on the previously given diagnosis. Chronic renal impairment occurs on average in every tenth person, and the disease is sneaky and deepening and can lead to a need for having renal replacement therapy. Our nephrologist, dr Muliin, performs the monitoring of such patients, helps to find the best treatment to slow the worsening of renal condition and consults the patient with renal disease about their diet and lifestyle.

A frequent complication of people with diabetes and hypertension is chronic renal impairment. It is important to find a combination of treatment that controls the main disease best so to avoid the development of renal damage or slow down the rapid development of renal insufficiency. Visiting the nephrologist does not require an accompanying letter. The price of the consultation is 70 euros.

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Kidneys perform many vital functions of the human organism and the disturbance of their activity also disrupts one’s life. Therefore, it is important to identify the creeping renal disease in time. The sooner the treatment begins, the better.

Consultation with the neurologist

We recommend visiting our neurologist to diagnose and treat nervous system diseases (including headache and pain in other areas), to get an expert opinion on an earlier diagnose or treatment plan, or if the waiting time of the public healthcare service is too long.

The main diseases the neurologist diagnoses and treats are stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, uncontrollable muscle contractions that result in improper body positions and movements, sclerosis, restless legs syndrome, nervous system infectious diseases (meningitis, encephalitis, Borrelia) and many more. Our neurologist also gives advice on how to recover from a neurological disease or how to cope with a chronic disease. The price of the consultation is 100 euros.

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My goal is to identify the disease or show that there is no neurological disease. If the disease exists, I will determine the treatment and give suggestions that will alleviate discomforts in everyday life.
Dr Toomas Toomsoo

Dr Toomas Toomsoo

Neurologist
Estonian, English, Russian, German
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Dr Andres Asser

Dr Andres Asser

Neurosurgeon
Estonian, English, Russian

Consultation with the neurosurgeon

The neurosurgeon is concerned with the brain, spinal cord and spinal column injuries, tumorous diseases of the nervous system, cerebrovascular diseases, and many other issues. The reason for visiting is often lumbar and cervical radiculitis, slipped disc, narrowing of the spinal canal etc. The neurosurgeon is specialized in diagnosing surgically treatable diseases and injuries, and figuring out solutions for them.

The neurosurgeon expects patients who have been prescribed to a neurosurgical examination by a doctor or who have gone through a diagnostic examination that suggests neurological impairment which needs neurosurgical treatment or neurosurgeon’s assessment. If necessary, the neurosurgeon can prescribe further examinations, and also block nerves at our clinic. Unfortunately, because the spontaneous healing of certain impairments is unlikely, surgical intervention might be necessary. The price of the consultation is 150 euros.

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My day-to-day work deals primarily with pain complaints of the back and legs, of which radiculitis is the most frequent.

Consultatsion for cardiovascular disease prevention

A cardiac health doctor advises people who are interested in the health of their heart and want to have their health checked. We recommend preventive and regular checking of the heart if your family has a history of early heart attacks or strokes, you have a sedentary and stressful job, have had pain in the heart area or have any other nondescript ailments, are slightly overweight, etc.

At the consultation, the doctor will assess your health as a whole, map the risks for cardiac and vascular diseases, prescribe further analyses and examinations if necessary, such as the ECG, cardiac stress test, cardiac ultrasound, etc. The doctor will also advise on how to transform your lifestyle in order to take good care of your heart and prevent problems. The price of the consultation is 120 euros.

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The best results are achieved by individual approach and counselling as in this case, the needs of a specific person are taken into account. The lifestyle of the person is also important as it makes up half of the health of the heart.
Prof Margus Viigimaa

Prof Margus Viigimaa

Cardiac health doctor, cardiologist
Estonian, English, Russian, German
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  • Hasso UuetoaDr Hasso Uuetoa

Dr Tiina Uuetoa

Cardiologist
Estonian, English, Russian
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Prof Margus Viigimaa

Cardiac health doctor, cardiologist
Estonian, English, Russian, German
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Dr Sirje Masik

Cardiologist
Estonian, Finnish, Russian
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Dr Hasso Uuetoa

Cardiac electrophysiologist, cardiologist
Estonian, Russian, English, Swedish
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Consultation with the cardiologist

The cardiologist diagnoses and treats cardiovascular diseases, gives an expert opinion on existing diagnoses and treatment plans, gives advice for recovering from a disease, and performs a follow-up control for complicated chronic diseases. If necessary, the doctor will assess the causal relationship of complaints and symptoms with heart diseases, i.e. will deal with differential diagnosis of cases (identifying of different vascular diseases).

We recommend visiting our cardiologists if you need a treatment plan or want to have its effectiveness evaluated if the previous treatment plan has not proven to give you the desired results, if the treatment is making you feel unwell or if it is causing side-effects and the treatment plan probably needs modification. At Confido we have experienced cardiologists who are specialists in their field. Professor Viigimaa’s consultation costs 120 euros, Dr Masik and Dr Uuetoa consultations are 100 euros each.

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Good patients are ones who have come to terms with their illness, who understand that they themselves are the one who first and foremost have to make an effort for their health and treatment, who at the same time have trust in doctors and take their suggestions into account.

Consultation with a heart-rhythm specialist

Dr. Hasso Uuetoa is an internationally-experienced cardiac electrophysiologist who provides support for patients with pacemakers, including device maintenance and regulation.

A consultation with Dr. Hasso Uuetoa costs 100 Euros (for patients aged 63 or above, the cost is 50 Euros). A consultation for patients with pacemakers costs 35 Euros (for patients aged 63 or above, the cost is 25 Euros).

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Hasso Uuetoa

Dr Hasso Uuetoa

Cardiac electrophysiologist, cardiologist
Estonian, Russian, English, Swedish
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Dr Erve Sõõru

Dr Erve Sõõru

Sleep doctor, somnologist-pulmonologist
Estonian, Finnish, English, Russian
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Consultation with the sleep doctor

Consultation with the somnologist involves the doctor examining your current state of health and complaints, and charting the symptoms that point to a sleeping disorder. In the consultation, it is good to talk to the doctor about your sleeping habits and schedule, whether you wake up at night, and of your other sleep-related behaviour. If you are taking any sleeping pills, tell the doctor which ones and how long you have been using them.

We recommend visiting the somnologist if you are experiencing symptoms of insomnia such as drowsiness, fatigue, exhaustion, trouble of concentrating, decrease of mental capacity, if you are constantly worrying about the quality of your sleep, if you are having mood swings and bodily changes such as palpitation, pain in the heart area, and when your mind seems to be constantly fogged up. The consultation is intended for adults. The price of the consultation is 70 euros.

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No matter how old you are, sleep needs to be appreciated because it is the precondition of a good life. Nowadays, sleep apnea is easily curable. The right treatment will restore health and reduce drowsiness, snoring and weight.

Consultation with a psychiatrist

A psychiatrist is a specialist who handles people’s mental health problems and focuses on diagnosing, assessing, treating, and preventing mental and behavioural disorders.

A mentally healthy person perceives the world realistically, is aware of his/her emotions and behavioural patterns and can control his/her behaviour. He/she is capable of adapting to change and managing negative events and emotions, has an adequate self-esteem, can establish and keep intimate relationships, realize their full potential, and feel comfortable in social situations. During lifetime, anyone can experience mental health issues with various levels of severity and length.

We recommend first turning to a psychiatrist who can identify the problem and then refer the patient to a psychologist if needed. First consultation with a psychiatrist is 120€ and lasts for 60 minutes. A repeated session is 60€ and lasts for 30 minutes. Read more »

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I use various scientifically based tests and methods to assess and understand patient’s psychological state.
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Dr Mari-Liis Laanetu

Psychiatrist
Estonian, English, Russian
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Dr Mairi Zopp

Psychiatrist
Estonian, Russian
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Dr Toomas Tamm

Urologist
Estonian, Finnish, English, Russian
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Dr Aare Mehik

Urologist

Consultation with the urologist

The urologist deals with diseases and congenital developmental disorders of both male and female urinary systems and male reproductive organs (tumours, kidney stones, prostate enlargement, enuresis, traumas).

The highly experienced urologists at Confido determine which cases need more specific examinations or surgical intervention. During the consultation, ultrasonography of the kidneys, urinary bladder or prostate gland is performed when needed.

Dr Tamm specializes in problems of urination and medicinal and surgical treatment of enuresis. If necessary, the doctor will put together a plan of treatment and of action, as well as suggest the most appropriate clinic and doctor, and will give advice on how to prevent worsening of the condition.

We recommend visiting our urologists for monitoring of the tumours of the urinary system or sexual organs. In the case of recurrent kidney stones, we perform metabolic examinations that clarify the reasons for their recurrence. The price of consultation is 100 euros.

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Doctors can do a lot more for the patients if they come to the doctor’s office as soon as the problems occur.

Consultation with the vascular surgeon

The vascular surgeon diagnoses arterial and venous diseases, performs examinations and determines treatments. The surgeon also gives expert advice on the medical condition and the treatment plan, tracks the course of chronic diseases and carries out routine follow-up sessions. We encourage consulting our vascular surgeon if you suspect arterial or venous disease or want to have an expert determine the exact condition and whether there is need for treatment. The doctor can also describe preventive methods and conservative and surgical treatment options. In addition, you can come to the doctor for a post-treatment follow-up visit. The vascular surgeon, Dr. Tiit Kivistik, also performs a full examination of peripheral blood vessels.

The goal of the examination is to get a clear understanding of the condition of your blood vessels and to suggest a specific plan of treatment and of action, as well as to propose a method for treatment and the most suitable clinic and physician for you. On the basis of this examination, the doctor will also give recommendations on how to prevent future problems from arising or worsening. The price of the consultation is 100 euros.

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My 14 years of experience as a vascular surgeon includes over 3 000 performed surgeries. This amount of experience gives assurance that with me, you will find the best possible solution for your health problem.
Dr Tiit Kivistik

Dr Tiit Kivistik

Vascular surgeon
Estonian, English, Russian
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