Kelly Issokson, MS, RD, CNSC, specializes in treating patients with IBD, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), and IBS.  She also helps patients with other GI conditions, such as celiac disease, diverticulosis, and short gut. Kelly is certified in nutrition support and helps manage patients on tube feeding and IV nutrition.

Kelly is available for nutrition counseling in-person at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles (at the Nutrition & Integrative IBD Program, or at the Nutrition Counseling Center), counseling via Skype, public speaking, professional writing, and more. Contact kissokson@yahoo.com for more info.

**If you are a patient of Kelly’s from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, please contact her via issoksonk@cshs.org or 310-423-2762.



  • B.S. Culinary Nutrition, Johnson & Wales University, RI 2006
  • M.S. Nutrition, California State University Northridge, CA 2010


  • Registered Dietitian, 2009
  • Certified Nutrition Support Clinician, since 2011

Work Experience

  • Per Diem Clinical Dietitian, Little Company of Mary Hospital Torrance 2009-2015
  • Clinical Dietitian III, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 2009-present
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
    • RD for LA Chapter Medical Advisory Committee
    • Nutrition expert/consultant for CCFA

Speaking Engagements

  • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
    • IBD RD on expert panel for “Take Steps 2014”
    • Co-speaker (with Dr. Vasiliauskas) on the topic of Nutrition Therapy for IBD, 2016 Patient Education Conference, Los Angeles
  • American Dietetic Association, California — 2016 Annual Meeting (upcoming)                                   
    • Speaker on the topic of Nutritional Management of IBD
  • American Dietetic Association, Nebraska — 2016 Member Meeting
    • Speaker on the topic of Nutritional Management of SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth)
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – October 2015, Department of Medicine’s GI Grand Rounds
    • Co-speaker (with Dr. Vasiliauskas) on the topic of Diet Therapy for IBD
  • American Dietetic Association, California — 2015 Orange District Annual Conference
    • Led roundtable discussion on low FODMAP diet for treatment of IBS