Clinical Nutrition Clinic

Find your care

Our specialists help you prevent and manage health conditions and meet your goals with individualized, expert nutritional care. For help finding clinical nutrition care, call 310-825-7921. To reach the Medical Weight Management Program, please call 310-825-8173.

About the Program

The primary areas of practice of the Clinical Nutrition are treatment and prevention of obesity and obesity-associated diseases. Our board-certified physician nutrition specialists integrate cutting-edge research on nutrition, and use of phytochemicals and botanical dietary supplements to prevent and treat common forms of metabolic disease, cardiovascular disease and cancer.


The Clinical Nutrition Clinic offers individual consultations for patients with a variety of nutritional conditions including:

Weight Management

  • Overweight and obesity
  • Pre/post bariatric surgery
  • Pregnancy- excessive/inadequate weight gain
  • Unintentional weight loss

Metabolic Conditions

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes and prediabetes
  • Hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol)
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)


  • Cancer-associated malnutrition
  • Nutritional counseling for cancer survivors
  • Nutritional counseling for cancer prevention

Gastrointestinal Conditions

  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)

Kidney disease

  • Chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease
  • Kidney stones

Enteral Nutrition

Parenteral Nutrition

Expert Team

Zhaoping Li, MD PhD

Michael Garcia, MD

Dave Garg, MD

Mopelola Adeyemo, MD

Shaya Noorian, MD

Vijaya Surampudi, MD

Contact Us

(310) 825-7921


Peter Morton Medical Building
UCLA Medical Specialties Suite
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 365-C
Los Angeles, CA 90095