Teresa Lesher, RD, CD received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutritional Sciences with a minor in Kinesiology from The Pennsylvania State University. She completed her accredited dietetic internship at The Ohio State University’s Human Nutrition program. Teresa is a Registered and Certified Dietitian in Washington.

Teresa’s passion for medical nutrition therapy and exercise science led to her interest in the nutritional needs of bariatric patients. She provides comprehensive and evidenced based care to patients and their loved ones before and after procedures. Teresa believes in an individualized approach to nutrition counseling, and works together with patients to promote positive behavior change.

She is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and part of the Weight Management Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. When she isn’t working, Teresa enjoys spending time with friends and family, running, hiking, and exploring everything the Puget Sound has to offer.