You’ll have different gynecological needs through your life, so Curaçao Medical Center is here to support women at every age.
We specializes in the care of women during pregnancy and childbirth and in the diagnosis and treatment of deseases of the female reproductive organs. With a range of services from annual check-ups to help for fibroids, fertility issues, menopause and gynecologic cancers, you can count on the gynecology team to provide personalized care.
- Pregnancy Common & Complicated menopausal issues
- Delayed puberty
- Pediatric/adolescent gynecology
- Polycistic ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
- Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)
- Premenstrual Syndrome (OMS)
- Vulvovaginal infections
- Routine Gynecology
- Start your preventative healthcare by getting regular gynecological services such as annual exams, Pap testing, and reproductive care counseling.
- Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
- Specially trained surgeons use advanced procedures and techniques, resulting in faster recovery and less discomfort.
- Family Planning
- Receive confidential counseling for family planning, birth control and other reproductive-health services.
Igor Gomez Bravio - Gynecologist
Igor Gomes Bravio obtained his General Physician degree from Universidad de Ciencias Medica, Costa Rica in 2000, his Specialization in Gynecology and Obstetrics from Universidad de Costa Rica, in 2007 ,and his specialization in Gyneologic Oncology from Universidad de Costa Rica. He is a subspecialist in gynecologic oncology with expertise in the diagnosis, management and follow up of all gynecologic cancers and pre-cancers. Gynecologic cancers are cancer that originate from the uterus body, uterine cervix, ovaries and tubes, vagina and vulva.
Precancerous lesions can develop in the lower genital tract (uterine cervix, vagina and vulva) and these are mostly related to HPV infection. In addition to gynecologic cancer treatments, his focus is also in advanced laparoscopic surgery, diagnosis, medical treatment and surgery for deeply infiltrating endometriosis.
Nurah Hammoud - Gynecologist
Nurah Hammoud, M.D. Ph.D. achieved her gynecology specialization while working in St Antonius Ziekenhuis Utrecht, St. Elisabeth Ziekenhuis, Tilburg (2017). She also worked as a gynecologist at OLVG Amsterdam, Noord- West Ziekenhuisgroep Alkmaar and St. Antonius Ziekenhuis Utrecht (2018-2020) Dr. Hammoud is originally from Curacao.
She is especially interested in the wide variety of gynecologic pathology, but is also a trainer in advanced trauma and life support of obstetric patients. She has had additional training in minimally invasive techniques and benign gynecology. Dr. Hammoud has a special interest in organization and management and has held several board functions during residency and as a gynecologist. She has also been a course instructor for the “Managing Obstetric Emergency and Trauma (M.O.E.T.)” course at Stichting ALSG, the Netherlands (from 2019 onwards) and has had several publications.
Hilde Holtsema - Gynaecologist
Hilda Holtsema is a Gynecologist, educated at University of Groningen and Radbout Nijmegen Medical Center in the Netherlands. Prior to Curaçao Medical Center, she worked at Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei (2006 – 2007), Alysis Zorggroep (2002-2003) and at St. Elizabeth hospital (1998-200 and 2011-2019) in Curacao.
She specializes in Obstetrics, which includes supervising (high-risk) pregnancies and deliveries, prenatal screening/diagnosis and preconception advice.
Vanessa Marcha - Gynecologist
Dr. Vanessa Marcha completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ghent University, Belgium. She joins the staff of Curaçao Medical Center as a young and enthusiastic gynecologist with diverse international experience. Alongside prenatal care, dr. Marcha has a special interest in Adolescent Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
As a y’ui di Korsou she is passionate in charting a path to eliminating health disparities, thereby enhancing women’s health. Dr.Marcha is fluent in four languages; Papiamentu, Spanish, English and Dutch with a special love for our traditional cultural expressions.
David Metz - Gynecologist
David Metz is a gynecologist and obstetrician dedicated to the general practice of the specialization with special care for endometrial and miometrial pathology in gynecology as well as advanced obstetrical echography and general practice in Obstetrics.
He carries out the consultancy for normal and pathological pregnancy. He worked for 10 years as a Medical Specialist (FEA) in gynecology and obstetrics at hospital Poniente in Spain during which he was dedicated to controlling the wellbeing of the fetus and evaluating the first trimester in obstetrics and handling myo-endometrical pathology through hysteroscopy in gynecology, he also participated in the academical teaching and coaching of gynecology residents and general practitioner residents.
He has been recognized an expert in echo-graphic diagnose of endometrial and uterine pathology by the university of Navarra as well as an expert in oncological gynaecology by the university of Barcelona.
He is a member of the Spanish Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FEGO), the Argentinean Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FASGO) and the Dutch Association of Gynecology and Obstetrics (NVOG).