About Dr. Claudia Chavez
Dr. Claudia Chavez has a combined experience of over 20 years as Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist. She has worked with hundreds of people undergoing weight loss surgery and has not only the theory to share with you, but the practical tips she has learned from their valued clients.
Dr. Claudia Chavez earned his medical degree from The Autonomous University of Baja California.
Dr. Claudia Chavez offers expert nutritional advice and guidance for pre- and post-surgery as well as for long-term care.
Dr. Chavez will monitor your blood test results and provide advice on the use of nutritional supplements appropriate for weight loss surgery. She will provide you with recommendations for food choices, portion sizes and eating behaviours, ensuring you maintain a nutritious diet specific for your choice of surgery.
Since her inception in our team Dr. Claudia Chavez has assisted over 4000 patients through the weight loss surgery process. Further, she has assisted numerous patients succeed with getting back on track after surgery.
Dietary changes after weight loss surgery are intended to be long-term to achieve sustainable weight loss. It is important to have a varied diet for both nutritional adequacy but to also keep things interesting.
Vitamin and mineral supplementation is required for the rest of your life after surgery. The specific formulation you need is dependent on the type of surgery you have had and is best discussed with Dr. Claudia Chavez for individual advice.