Nutrition Services

Long Beach Gastroenterology is privileged to have our own in-house Registered Dietitian. Andrea Marincovich, R.D. offers a full spectrum of nutrition counseling and education based on your health needs in our Long Beach office. Areas of expertise include:

  • Weight management (see below for more details)
  • Diabetes 
  • IBS, Ulcerative Colitis, and Crohn's
  • Celiac disease
  • Fatty liver
  • Cardiovascular
  • Kidney disease
  • Food intolerances/sensitivities
  • Food allergies

Our Weight Management Programs Provide Two Options:

Ideal Protein 

A medically developed ketogenic weight loss protocol that has a four phase approach to weight loss and management. It is designed to support steady weight loss and long term weight management. This is only offered in medical offices and Long Beach Gastroenterology is very impressed with its overall ease of implementation and success rate. Click here to learn more about this program, including an opportunity to sign up for our next Ideal Protein Workshop!

Customized Weight Management Program 

To address weight loss, weight maintenance and malnourishment, Andrea will work with you to customize a plan that works for you.

 

Insurance Coverage/Payment Information

Insurance may cover these services depending on your health condition and type of insurance. This will be confirmed prior to your first appointment. No referral is necessary with PPO insurance, however, with HMO insurance prior authorization may be required.

        Good News! If no insurance coverage is available, we offer cash pricing for nutrition services:

  • $150 for an initial consultation
  • $75 for follow-up appointments
  • $315 for an initial consultation and 3 follow-up appointments