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Malteser Klinik von Weckbecker

Executive board

Stefanie Hündgen

Physicians

Our interdisciplinary team of doctors (from left): Dr. med. Rainer Matejka, Dr. med. Joachim Wernicke, Dr. Wladimir Roo, Dr. Achim
Banzhaf, Dr. Martha Welchar, Dr. Winfried Mästele, Detlev Rösemann, Ada von Ketteler
Dr. med. Rainer Matejka

Doctor in charge, medical specialist for general medicine, naturopathic, expert for biological medicine (university Mailand), acupuncture, among others internistic and surgical postgraduate trainings, honorary president of the DNB – Deutscher Naturheilbund (German association for naturopathy), chief editor of the journal “Naturarzt”

 

From 1990 to 1993, Dr. Rainer Matejka had been scholar at our clinic led by Dr. Erich von Weckbecker. In 2016, he became doctor in charge. Since he admires interdisciplinary medicine, his main goal is to treat diseases aetiologically. “The diseases of civilisation and disorders are becoming more and more complex and require interdisciplinary treatment approaches”, says Dr. Matejka. Hence, the close cooperation between doctors and therapists is very important for him. According to Dr. Matejka, modern concepts, as those offered in the Malteser Klinik von Weckbecker, in order to change the lifestyle will gain in importance on a global scale – also in the scientific medical sector.

Ada von Ketteler

General Practitioner, F.X. Mayr-Doctor, proxy Doctor in charge and Senior Physician

 

Nutrition and exercise is the key element of health for Ada von Ketteler – thus also when it comes to the treatment of many chronic diseases. The General Practitioner would especially like to give assistance for self help and motivate people to take self-responsibility. “What fascinates me the most about the concept of Weckbecker is the holistic view of an individual with the fasting cure as basis. This is how we show our patients a way towards a healthier lifestyle”, says Mrs von Ketteler. In her view, methods according to F.X. Mayr, such as the chewing training, can be combined perfectly with the fasting cure according to Weckbecker.

Dr. med. Joachim Wernicke

Doctor for internal medicine, gastroenterology, naturopathy, homoeopathy, chirotherapy, environmental medicine and emergency medicine; recommended physician by the journal FOCUS in the years 2017 and 2018.

 

When Joachim Wernicke was 10 years old, he had an accident with near death experience that lead him to the decision to become a doctor. When he was a young physician, a severe disease brought him to natural medicine and homoeopathy. Corresponding to his model “living love and alleviate suffering”, personal affection towards the patients is of great significancy. “The identification with the patient is important in order to be able to read subjective symptoms objectively”, says Dr. Wernicke. He points to the importance of keeping in mind that the emotional life impacts the body as well. Joachim Wernickes objective is the continuation of the legacy of Dr. Erich von Weckbecker and the maintenance of the house’s spirit.


Therapy

Sebastian Wurster

Chief of the Centre for osteopathic pain therapy and the areas hydrotherapy and sports

 

Sebastian Wurster, physiotherapist, osteopath and therapist educated in various ways, leads the therapy centre of the clinic. His experience shows that the combination of fasting, or healthy diet, and naturopathic therapeutic treatments provides the best conditions in order to alleviate acute and chronic symptoms. “Our highly qualified team makes
it possible to offer a wide range of effective therapies. Therefore, we can react to detailed and specific symptoms of our patients and also to their daily condition”, says Sebastian Wurster.


Nutritional therapy

Diplom Oecotrophologe Peter Faulstich, chief of the area Nutrition

Spiritual welfare & Psychology

Anne Hartmann, chief of the area Spiritual welfare & Psychology


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