Our doctors

 

Doktor Meeli Glükmann is the Head of Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics at the SYNLAB Tallinn lab. She graduated from the Medical Faculty of the University of Tartu in medical treatment and later specialised in laboratory medicine. She is a member of the Estonian Association of Laboratory Medicine and the Estonian Society for Immunology and Allergology.

Dr. Glükmann has worked at the Tallinn Central Hospital as the principal doctor of the Immunology Laboratory and at the North Estonia Medical Centre as a senior doctor of the Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratory. At SYNLAB, Dr. Glükmann manages the clinical laboratory in Tallinn, advises family doctors and medical specialists in laboratory medicine and provides pre- and post-consultations to private patients.

Dr. Glükmann consults private patients by telephone and at the Tallinn lab in the Estonian, Russian, English and German languages.

Dr. Ene Makoid works at the SYNLAB Tallinn laboratory as a principal clinical microbiologist since 2007. She graduated from the Medical Faculty of the University of Tartu in medical treatment and completed residency in clinical microbiology. She is a member of the Estonian Association of Laboratory Medicine and the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID). At SYNLAB, Dr. Makoid is responsible for the Tallinn microbiology lab and advises family doctors and medical specialists.

Dr. Makoid consults patients at the Tallinn lab in the Estonian and English languages in the field of infectious disease diagnostics.

Dr. Paul Naaber is the Head of Infectious Disease Diagnostics at the SYNLAB Tallinn lab. He graduated from the Medical Faculty of the University of Tartu in medical treatment in 1991 and defended his MD degree in microbiology and infectious diseases at the University of Tartu in 1997. Dr. Naaber has worked at the Microbiology Laboratory of the University of Tartu as a senior researcher, at the Tartu University Hospital as the head of the Microbiology Department and at the Stavanger University Hospital in Norway as a clinical microbiologist. Dr. Naaber is qualified in clinical microbiology (competence certificates from Estonia, Norway, Finland and the USA). He is a member of the following organisations: Estonian Association of Laboratory Medicine, Estonian Society for Sexually Transmitted Infections, the American Society for Microbiology and the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.

Dr. Naaber consults patients in the Estonian and English languages in the field of infectious disease diagnostics at the Tallinn lab and by telephone.

Dr Anneli Raave-Sepp has been working at SYNLAB as a laboratory doctor since 2004. She graduated from the University of Tartu as a paediatrician and completed a residency in laboratory medicine. She is a member of the Estonian Association of Laboratory Medicine.
In her day-to-day work Dr Raave-Sepp coordinates the work of SYNLAB’s laboratories in Southern Estonia and consults family doctors, medical specialists and patients in the field of laboratory medicine. She also teaches at Tartu Health Care College. She is highly respected among doctors and nurses as a trainer in laboratory medicine. In recent years she has held lectures for amateur sports enthusiasts and advised many leading athletes on laboratory tests.
Dr Raave-Sepp provides consultations to private clients in Estonian on site at the Tartu laboratory, as well as at the laboratories in Viljandi, Elva, Põltsamaa, Võru and Pärnu upon agreement, and over the phone all over Estonia.
Dr Tatjana Panova works at SYNLAB as a laboratory doctor. She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Tartu, specialising in treatment, and completed a residency in laboratory medicine and family medicine. She is a member of the Estonian Association of Laboratory Medicine.
Dr Panova has prior experience as a laboratory doctor in a private clinic in Tartu and as a family doctor and general practitioner in Estonia and Finland.
On a day-to-day basis, Dr Panova works at the SYNLAB laboratory in Tartu, supports the work of the laboratory in Ida-Viru County and provides consultations to family doctors and medical specialists in the field of laboratory medicine.
Dr Panova consults private clients in Estonian, Russian and Finnish on site at the laboratories in Tartu, Jõhvi and Narva and over the phone all over Estonia.
Dr. Jüri Laasik graduated from the Medical Faculty of the University of Tartu in medical treatment and worked as a senior teacher in the Medical Faculty biochemistry department. In 1989 he defended his MD degree (now equal to PhD degree) in clinical biochemistry. In 1999 he was attributed with the highest qualification of laboratory doctor speciality. Dr. Laasik has worked as a laboratory manager of Endocrinology clinic in Tartu University Hospital.
He is one of the founders of SYNLAB Estonias forerunner – Estonias first privet equity based medical lab HTI Laboriteenused and is one of the doctors who has worked out our most ordered Health Athlete Panel.
Dr. Laasik consults patients by telephone and at the Tallinn lab in Estonian, Russian and English languages.
Dr. Mare Suigom graduated from the Medical Faculty of the University of Tartu in medical treatment and completed residency in clinical immunology and allergology. She has participated in a number of complementary training courses and conferences in European countries and is a member of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), the European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID) and the Estonian Society for Immunology and Allergology.

At the SYNLAB Tallinn laboratory, Dr. Suigom provides allergology and immunology consultations to patients with various allergy and/or immune deficiency complaints. Dr. Suigom also works as an allergologist-immunologist at the East Tallinn Central Hospital where she receives outpatients and day care patients.

Dr. Suigom also conducts complementary training in allergy and immune deficiency for doctors and nurses.

Dr. Irina Utenko works at SYNLAB as a lab doctor and is responsible for the diagnostics of autoimmune diseases.

She graduated from the Medical Faculty of the University of Tartu and completed residency in laboratory medicine. She has worked at the Immunology Laboratory of the North Estonia Medical Centre, where she was responsible for growth markers and hormone studies. Dr. Utenko is a member of the Estonian Association of Laboratory Medicine and the Estonian Society for Immunology and Allergology.

Dr. Utenko consults private patients in the Estonian, English and Russian languages at the Tallinn lab and by telephone.