Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN is a registered dietitian who completed her undergraduate studies at the Rochester Institute of Technology, a dietetic internship through Cornell University and a Masters degree in Nutrition and Integrative Health from the Maryland University of Integrative Health. Prior to joining The UltraWellness Center, Lisa worked in the acute care hospital setting with experience in surgical oncology, colorectal surgery and rehabilitation until she became a Clinical Nutrition Specialist working in Pediatric Gastroenterology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Here she counseled children, adolescents and their families dealing with complex gastrointestinal conditions. At the same time, she began working in private practice at On Nutrition, LLC where she worked with adults, teens and children using a functional nutrition approach. She has additional training through Center for Mind Body Medicine and the Institute for Functional Medicine.
Lisa has delivered a number of community lectures on the role of food as medicine and emerging health research. She has been featured in publications, blogs and interviews including Reader’s Digest, In Good Health magazine, On Nutrition blog, Health Matters blog, and WXXI National Public Radio.
Lisa was drawn to functional medicine after experiencing health concerns of her own. She looked to functional medicine to address the root cause of her issues and find true wellness. She is able to draw from her personal experiences to educate and foster healing in others. In her free time, Lisa enjoys traveling, hiking, yoga, reading, spending time with friends, family and her mini goldendoodle!
Get to know more about Lisa’s personal journey to Functional Nutrition here.
Some conditions Lisa specializes in
- Autoimmune Conditions
- Cancer Prevention
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Digestive Disorders
- Food Allergies and Sensitivities
- Health Optimization
- Metabolic Syndrome, Pre-Diabetes and Insulin Resistance
- Underweight and Malabsorption
- Weight Loss and Management
Publications and Press
Working with Lisa
Your initial 50 minute appointment with Lisa can be done in person at The UltraWellness Center or virtually if you are unable to travel. During your initial appointment, Lisa will take the time necessary to understand your medical and nutritional history and will then create a comprehensive nutrition and lifestyle plan. Lisa may recommend functional medicine testing and/or dietary supplements if needed.