Meet dr. K. Peters

Dr. K. Peters studied medicine at the University of Antwerp. He specialized in plastic surgery at the University of Ghent. After his training he also worked in Shanghai, London and Australia to get more specialized.


Meet dr. W. Jurgens

From 1998 to 2005 dr. Jurgens studied Medicine at the Radboud University Nijmegen. In January 2006 he started with his PhD research at the VU Medical Center in Amsterdam. In January 2012, he obtained his doctorate for his dissertation entitled “Cartilage Tissue Engineering using Adipose Stem Cells.” As part of his training as a plastic surgeon, he worked from 2010 to 2012 at the department of Surgery at the Slotervaart Hospital in Amsterdam. From 2012 to 2016 he specialized himself in Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery at the VU Medical Center in Amsterdam. He also was an intern at the Red Cross Hospital in Beverwijk and the Spaarne Gasthuis in Haarlem.

Meet dr. A. Damen

Dr. A.L.W.A.M. Damen studied medicine in Nijmegen from 1981 and graduated as a doctor in 1989. From 1995 to 1998 he was trained as a plastic surgeon at the Academic Hospital in Groningen. Then in 1998 he practiced at the Academic Hospital in Maastricht. In 2000 he started as a plastic surgeon at the St. Elisabeth hospital in Tilburg. Dr. Damen has a large number of scientific studies to his name. Since 1990 he has been giving lectures on this subject, often in the field of aesthetic and facial surgery. In 2001 his dissertation ‘Treatment of osteoarthritis of the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb’ was published.

Meet dr. P. Hupkens

Dr. P. Hupkens studied medicine at the University of Amsterdam. Afterwards, he stayed in the United States for scientific research. After his general surgery training he specialized in plastic surgery at the Radboud UMC in Nijmegen in 2005, where he has been working as a staff member since then. Since 2015, Dr Hupkens has been connected to Praktijk Gabriels, where he is involved with corrections of the face, breasts and stomach.

Dr. P. Hupkens says: “working at Praktijk Gabriels has been a conscious choice for me. My main motivation is the common pursuit of quality and service. In addition, the pleasant atmosphere also played an important role in this practice.

Meet drs. P. Grabietz

Drs. Grabietz was born and raised in Enschede. He studied medicine at the University of Utrecht and was an intern at the University of Cape Town, Harvard Medical School and Tufts Medical School in Boston. He started his specialization in the Maasstad Hospital in Rotterdam in 2001, after which he continued his specialization in plastic surgery at the UMCG in Groningen.

After completing his training as a plastic surgeon, he further specialized at the Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam in the reconstructive surgery of the head and neck area. He also specialized in the reconstructive breast surgery. Drs. P. Gabrietz does facial corrections, eyelid corrections, breast corrections, breast lifts, breast enlargements, extensive tummy tucks and also major tummy tucks after extreme weight loss.

Meet dr. O. Lapid

Dr. Oren Lapid followed his medical education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also studied plastic surgery at the Soroka University Medical Center in the Negev of Israel. He now has 12 years of experience as a plastic surgeon at the Department for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the AMC in Amsterdam and he received his PhD at “Topics in Plastic Surgery of the Breast” at the University of Amsterdam.

Meet dr. F. Petit

With more that 15 years of experience, Dr. François Petit is competent in handling all types of cosmetic surgery projects. This can vary from reconstructive surgery to non-surgical treatments.

Doctor and surgeon Dr. Petit is qualified in aesthetic medicine, plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Petit studied plastic surgery at Harvard University in the United States and is former head physician at Hôpitaux de Paris. He also graduated in microsurgery and has a Masters in anatomy.


Meet drs. J. Haartsen

Drs. J. Haartsen has more than twenty years of experience as a gynecologist. After completing her studies in medicine at the University of Maastricht in 1986, she completed her specialization in Obstetric & Gynecology in Heerlen and Maastricht in 1995.



Meet dr. C. Wever

Dr. C. Wever has been fully committed to facial surgery since 2007 as an ENT specialist and is one of the most skilled surgeons in the Netherlands in this field. As one of the few he controls almost all cosmetic treatments on the face. In addition to “rejuvenation surgery” (facelifts, forehead lifts, eyelids), he performs a large number of rhinoplasties every year, including so-called revisions. Dr. Wever has an international reputation as an aesthetic face surgeon and is frequently invited as a speaker for colleagues. He is the first European surgeon to sit on the steering committee for the annual American “Aging Face” congress in Los Angeles (2016).

Injectable doctors

Meet drs. A. Hassan

Dr. A. Hassan was born in Iraq, but has been living in the Netherlands since 1999. She studied medicine at the University of Maastricht. She completed her final year at the plastic surgery department in the Maxima Medical Center Veldhoven / Eindhoven.

Drs. A. Hassan works as an injectables doctor at Praktijk Gabriels. She specializes in botox, fillers and bleaching of the pubic areas. In addition to the injectable treatment, she can also add liposculpture to her list in practice.

Meet bariatric consultant Chris Deprez

Chris Deprez is a bariatric consultant and is present every Wednesday and Thursday from 8 am to 8 pm at Praktijk Gabriels in Barendrecht.

You can go to him for a consultation about the gastric balloon, the gastric band, a gastric sleeve, a gastric bypass and for adjusting the gastric band. Chris will assist you throughout the whole process of your treatment.