USC Clinical Nutrition
Conditions In Which We Specialize
With a strong focus on chronic disease prevention, our experienced dietitians provide care to patients with a wide range of conditions.
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Celiac disease
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Crohn’s disease
- Cystic fibrosis
- Eating disorders
- Enteral (tube feeding) nutrition
- Food allergies
- Gestational diabetes
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
- Organ transplants
- Parenteral (IV) nutrition
- Surgery optimization
- Ulcerative colitis
- Weight management
- Wound care
What Is a Registered Dietitian?
All of the dietitians at Keck Medicine of USC are registered dietitians. Registered dietitians are professionals who specialize in providing medical nutrition therapy to help prevent and treat both acute and chronic diseases. Registered dietitians must complete specialized academic and professional training, including a dietetic internship approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, specialized certification under the Commission on Dietetic Registration and mandatory continuing professional education. Registered dietitians may also choose to use the credential: registered dietitian nutritionist. Most of our registered dietitians have advanced degrees and/or specialty certifications, as well as a vast array of clinical experience and expertise.
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