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Helena Puonti

Helena Puonti, PhD, Plastic Surgeon, Microsurgeon and Microneurovascular Reconstructive Surgeon, Breast Oncologist

Specialisation:

  • Surgical treatment of breast cancer: Breast conserving surgery and reconstructive surgery after the removal of breast tumours, using the patient’s own tissue or implants
  • Microneurovascular reconstructive surgery, microneurovascular MS-TRAM, “Sensing breast”
  • Specialist in all kinds of breast corrections
  • Treatment of lymphostasis, melanoma and surgical care of skin diseases
  • Aesthetic plastic surgery

Helena is a leading Finnish plastic surgeon, microsurgeon and breast oncologist. She has conducted more than 500 unique microneurovascular breast reconstruction operations following a mastectomy (removal of the breast). In 2002, she was given the Best Oncologist award by the Finnish Cancer Foundation. In 2010, she was awarded the Medal of Savonlinna in honour of her work in microsurgery. In 2017 she finished the PhD Thesis on the “Sensing breast”.

Tea Heiskanen, Plastic Surgeon, Breast Oncologist

Specialisation:

  • Surgical treatment of breast cancer: Breast conserving surgery and reconstructive surgery after the removal of breast tumours, using the patient’s own tissue or implants
  • Wound care

Tomi Tervala, Plastic Surgeon, Micro Surgeon

Specialisation: 

  • Surgical treatment of breast cancer: Breast conserving surgery and reconstructive surgery after the removal of breast tumours, using the patient’s own tissue or implants.
  • Head and neck tumours

Esa Männistö, Oncologist

Esa Männistö

Specialisation:

  • Chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment
  • Breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal tumours
  • Melanoma

Esa Männistö is one of the leading oncologists in Finland. He was awarded the title of the “Oncologist of the Year” in 2005 by the Finnish Cancer Foundation.

Esa is a well-liked, warm oncologist capable of listening to his patients and giving space to their feelings of sadness, anger and anxiety and joy.

The patients and their loved ones can feel safe with him, knowing that they will always get an honest answer delivered in a caring way.

Kalevi Pulkkanen, PhD, Oncologist

Kalevi Pulkkanen

Specialisation:

  • Chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment:
  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostata cancer
  • Gastrointestinal tumours
  • Melanoma

Ilpo Hovi, Radiology Head Doctor

Ilpo Hovi

Teemu Nikali, Radiologist

Teemu Nikali

Specialisation:

  • Breast radiology
  • MRI
  • Imaging-guided sampling

Nina Mattsson, Gynecologist

Nina Mattson

Specialisation:

  • Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery (Gynaecological endoscopy)
  • Vaginal and laparoscopic surgery
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Pelvic prolapse surgery

Henna Kekkonen, Sexual Therapist

Henna Kekkonen

Marjo Huju, Physiotherapist (graduating lymph therapist)

Sari Toivanen, Lymph Therapist

Office personnel

Olga Konovalova

Olga Konovalova

Olga Konovalova is our consulting doctor and she works in our St. Petersburg  office. Olga speaks Russian, English and German.

Inna Aladina

Inna Aladina

Inna Aladina is responsible for our patient administration in the Savonlinna office. Inna speaks Finnish, English and Russian.

Jenni Eronen

Jenni Eronen

Jenni Eronen works in the Savonlinna office and together with Inna takes care of the international patient arrangements. Jenni speaks Finnish, English and Italian.

Olga Vysotskaya

Olga Vysotskaya

Olga Vysotskaya is responsible for our rehabilitation patients. She works in Savonlinna office and speaks Russian and English.

Anneli Kettunen, Chief Operative Nurse

Minna Massinen, Anesthesia Nurse

Jorma Pasanen, Nurse

Maritta Kuusinen, Nurse

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