Pooja Dhir is a registered specialist dietitian who has worked as a senior manager in the NHS, specialising in upper gastrointestinal and surgery. She is Kings College Trained in the management of IBS through the low FODMAP diet.
Pooja has worked in acute hospitals, both inpatients and outpatients and has written articles for the leading medical nutrition CN magazine and is published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. She has experience in behavioural change, counselling and communication.
Pooja is due to start a PhD that looks at the self-perceived barriers in following the low-calorie diet for type 2 diabetes. She is interested in research and how nutrition and diet impacts on health outcomes.
Pooja has experience and is able to use multilingual skills in conversing in Hindi and Punjabi to provide nutritional advice, and has an understanding of South Asian diets.
Specialities & Expertise:
Colorectal Diseases and Disorders, South Asian Diets, IBS