About the Provider
Karalynn Chiazzese is a registered dietitian (RD) and a certified dietitian-nutritionist (CDN) by New York State. She received her undergraduate degree in biology from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT and completed her Master of Science in nutrition, followed by a dietetic internship program from Lehman College in Bronx, NY.
Prior to joining Westmed, Ms. Chiazzese worked as an outpatient bariatric dietitian at Jacobi Medical Center, a hospital part of the NYC Health + Hospital Network. In this role, she counseled and educated bariatric patients both virtually and in-person on weight loss, bariatric nutrition and nutrition related to their individual needs.
She helps patients make lifestyle and behavioral changes that are easily maintainable to help them achieve long term weight loss and benefit their overall health. As someone who enjoys food, cooking and exercise, her goal is to help patients live an enjoyable healthy lifestyle.
Ms. Chiazzese is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and stays up to date on current and relevant nutrition research related to weight loss and bariatric nutrition.
Ms. Chiazzese partners with the doctors and staff that manage Westmed’s established Healthy Measures Weight Management program. As an integral member of the team, she assists clients with their individual nutrition plans.
City University of New York – Lehman College
Degree: Masters of Science