We are excited to announce a new Clinical Dietician is joining our team!
Feb 27 2019
We are pleased to announce that Maya Kobeissi, Clinical Dietician has joined GMCClinics Jumeirah Medical and will be available for appointment starting 1st week of March.
Maya Kobeissi is a Canadian-certified registered dietician and the Director of Nutrition Programs at the Obesity Medicine Institute. She has over eleven years of experience as a clinical nutritionist in Canada and the UAE where she worked closely with medical specialists providing nutrition counseling for patients with arthritis and patients struggling with their weight. She directs individualized programs for Adult Weight Loss, Paediatric Weight Loss, and Pre- and Post-Bariatric Surgery.
Maya’s Adult Weight Loss Program is customized for each patient. It provides in depth nutrition education, expert guidance, and close monitoring so that patients can implement and maintain healthy habits that are specific to their needs.
In her Paediatric Weight Loss Program, she aims to empower kids and parents with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to develop and maintain lifelong healthy habits. The program is infused with her love for children and her extensive experience in paediatric nutrition.
In her Weight Loss Surgery Program, she works closely with an Obesity Medicine specialist and bariatric surgeon to 1) prepare patients for surgery and 2) guide them during the post-operative period with evidence-based recommendations that help to minimize complications and ensure long-term success.
She has been the guest-expert in a weekly television show on MBC 3 and has spoken as a nutrition expert at several national meetings.
Maya will be available for appointments at the following clinics:
GMCClinics Jumeirah Medical – 043494880
She will also soon be available in Green Community branch shortly.
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