Dr. Lillian Craggs-Dino is a nationally and internationally known Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist with more than 20 years professional experience in bariatric nutrition. She holds a Doctorate Degree in Health Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Master of Science degree in Dietetics and Nutrition from Florida International University. She is the Advanced Practitioner Level II Bariatric Dietitian and Support Group Coordinator for Cleveland Clinic Florida where she has had much success assisting patients with their nutritional and weight loss goals. She is also an adjunct assistant professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine Nutrition Program and Allopathic Medical School. She is the Scientific Advisor for Bariatric Fusion.
She currently serves on the Integrative Health Executive Council for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS-IHEC) as Member-at-Large, and she is the Past Co-Chair of the ASMBS Integrated Health for the Florida, Puerto Rico, and Caribbean Chapter. She is a co-author of the ASMBS Integrated Health Nutritional Guidelines For The Surgical Weight Loss Patient- 2016 Update: She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). In addition to serving on the Ad Hoc Subcommittee for the Integrated Health Clinical Issues and Guidelines (IHCIG) Committee of ASMBS, she is a member of the Integrated Health Support Group Committee with ASMBS. She also served as a committee member of the Evidence Analysis Library (EAL) for Bariatric Surgery with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is a member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO).
In her “spare” time, she is the Associate Editor for SOARD journal (Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases), and a peer reviewer for journals such as Obesity Surgery, JPEN, Bariatric Times, and Today’s Dietitian. She is a national and international speaker and has authored and co-authored articles on the nutrition management for bariatric patients and obesity management. She is the 2021 recipient of the prestigious ASMBS Foundation’s LEAD Award in Excellence in Nutrition.
Dr. Lillian truly enjoys what she does and totally immerses herself in the field of obesity prevention and treatment.