Dr. Diana Elviha is a general practitioner and has her own private practice in Bocholt. As a child, she always dreamed of becoming a doctor, and from the age of 16 she worked in a hospital as a health care assistant. She completed her Master of Medicine studies at the Latvijas Medicinas akademija (Academia Medicinae Latviensis jeb AML) as a basic doctor in 1994. After 3 more years of specialisation at Stradina University Riga (Universitas Rigensis Stradina), she received her master's degree in general medicine in 1997. Furthermore, she attends various refresher courses and conferences on a regular basis in order to keep up to date with current and important information. Dr. Diana Elviha speaks Dutch, English, Russian and Latvian.