Your Cultural Bariatric Nutritionist
Get support from a dietitian BEFORE and AFTER weight loss surgery.
Maximize your bariatric surgery success and reach your weight and wellness goals?
Our dietitians help you tailored your diet, using your cultural foods, and create a bariatric specific nutrition guide.
From nutrition clearance prior to your surgery to after weight loss surgery, we teach you exactly what to eat and drink and still eat your cultural food. Yes, it’s possible! And our dietitians can help you!
Prepping For Surgery
Online Bariatric Dietitian Evaluation
What this includes:
- 1) 45-60 minute one-on-one nutrition consultation with a dietitian via video
- 2) Learn what changes you can make now to prep for surgery
- 3) Education about post-op diet and importance of vitamin supplementation
- 4) Qualifies for insurance approval for bariatric surgery candidates in New York, Texas and Florida*
*Your bariatric surgery center may require further sessions with onsite dietitian
* Payment does not guarantee approval of bariatric surgery
Your investment: $150
After Surgery Weight Management Program
Whether you are one month after surgery or 10 years, this monthly coaching group with help you get the support and guide you need, in your own language.
- 1) Weekly video calls with dietitian addressing all your questions and needs
- 2) Weekly bariatric friendly recipes and tips sent via WhatsApp
- 3) Access to dietitian via messaging between sessions
*Groups available in Spanish and English
Monthly investment: $97.50
Frequently Asked Questions
At the present time, our dietitians are a preferred provider with Aetna, Humana, Cigna, MetroPlus, Medicare, HealthFirst, Centerlight, Emblem Health/GHI, Senior Whole Health, United HealthCare, Oxford and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.
It is common for Bariatric patients to pay for surgery without insurance and still use insurance to cover nutrition appointments.
Yes. In the event that you carry insurance that we don’t accept, you will need to pay for your counseling session at the time of service. The cost for a nutrition visit for bariatric surgery is $150.00.
If you are using your insurance to pay for bariatric surgery and need a certain amount of visits, we offer a package for 3 visits for $350 dollars and five visits for $600.
We accept credit card and Health Saving Account (HSA) cards.
Depends on your insurance. To verify your nutrition coverage for bariatric surgery, please call the 800 number on the back of your card and ask to speak with a representative from member services. Please make sure to verify how many visits are required by your insurance PRIOR to your consultation with the dietitian. We assume no responsibility for the verification of your benefits.
Yes. Our dietitians have extensive counseling experience with patients pre and post surgery.
We see people who are considering weight loss surgery, or already had surgery. All appointments are 1-on-1 and done via telehealth. Generally the first appointment is about 1 hour, and follow up appointments are 30 minutes.
A Registered Dietitian is credentialed to practice Medical Nutrition Therapy. RDs hold a college degree in nutrition, completed a 1200 hour Dietetic Internship, passed a national board exam, became Registered in the US, and Licensed their state. RDs must take 12 hours of continuing education every 2 years to remain licensed.
We are licensed in New York and Florida. Many other states, such as Texas, do allow Dietitians to hold telehealth appointments from out of state. Let us know where you live and we will let you know if we can be your Dietitian.