Medical Team


Dr Bernard Landau

Bernard Landau qualified in the UK in 1984 at the Royal Free Hospital and did his GP training in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. After 2 years in anaesthetics, he moved to Portugal to set up the International Health Centres.
Outside medicine, he has an active interest in palaeontology and received a PhD from the University of Lisbon, summa cum laude in this field. When not at the clinic, he can usually be found trekking up rivers in the Caribbean searching for fossils or enjoying time off with his family.


Dr Stephen Beck

Dr Stephen Beck qualified in the UK in 1976, and following his general practice training he moved to South Africa. There he ran successful general practices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, until he joined the International Health Centres in 1991.


Dr Heleen Kampraath

Dr Heleen qualified in Leiden in Holland in 1996. She initially specialised in tropical medicine and worked for Doctors without Borders (Medicins sans Frontiers) in Angola and Nigeria. In 2010 she re-qualified as a general practitioner in Holland, and joined the team at the International Health Centres. Special interests include well woman clinic, diabetes, eating disorders and palliative care.
Apart from working at the International Health Centres, Dra Heleen is the resident doctor at the eating disorder clinic in Loule (Human Concern). Like many Dutch, she enjoys the outdoor life, walking in the countryside with her family and dogs.


Dr Ana Rodrigues

Ana Rodrigues qualified in Paris in 2008, where she specialised in General Practice at la Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital. After her internship, she worked in general practice and accident and emergency in hospital Nord Parisien in Paris. Although Ana has lived all her life in France , she is of Portuguese parentage and felt that she would like to return to her roots.
Ana joined the IHC team in October 2017 and is looking forward to being the year-round resident doctor, working both in the clinic and doing home visits. When not working, Ana enjoys being with her young daughter and husband, and keeps fit with outdoor walks, sub-aqua diving, horse riding and other outdoor activities.


Bernard V.W. Vrijaldenhoven

Berry has been an osteopath/physiotherapist for 28 years. He had his own clinic in The Hague, Netherlands, and moved to the Algarve in 2000. He is especially trained in (chronic) back and neck problems and sports injuries. For the last couple of years he has specialised in diagnostics by Muscular-Skeletal Echography and treatment by Shockwave. In his spare time he likes to play golf.