Shelby D. Yaceczko, RD

Shelby D. Yaceczko, RD

Gastroenterology| Clinical Nutrition
Accepting new patients
Primary Location
Westwood Digestive Diseases
100 Medical Plaza
Suite 345
Los Angeles, California 90024


Shelby is a board certified registered dietitian in nutrition support, sport nutrition and transplant nutrition and is one of the few advanced-practice dietitians in California. She is finishing her doctoral degree in clinical nutrition degree with research interests in dietitian provider autonomy in advanced-level practice, gastrointestinal cancer and complex gastrointestinal surgery conditions. Shelby previously worked in the Abdominal Transplant and Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery Division at Keck Hospital of USC, where she developed the perioperative pancreatic surgery nutrition program and various early feeding protocols in the intensive care setting. She has recently rejoined UCLA Health and is leading efforts to launch a new nutrition practice focused on disorders of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, esophagus and small bowel. Shelby holds leadership roles in national nutrition organizations involved in nutrition support and gastrointestinal diseases and is a leader in a new expert-level accessory organ workgroup.





California State University, Long Beach, MS, 2017

Areas of Focus

Gi cancer nutrition
Liver disease
Enteral and parenteral nutrition
Palliative care management of weight loss