Melani is a Registered Dietitian with Washington Nutrition & Counseling Group. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI and a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, CA. While the bulk of her dietetic internship was done at Loma Linda University Hospital, she also enjoyed her experiences working with clients in a pediatric outpatient diabetes clinic and at an outpatient behavioral health clinic specializing in eating disorders. Her varied professional experiences include working with a wide range of age groups from school aged kids to senior citizens. Melani has spent the last 8 years working with seniors in skilled nursing facilities helping them manage chronic disease and illness such as diabetes, obesity, renal disease, cardiac issues, and more.

Melani has had a passion for food and nutrition for as long as she can remember and enjoys sharing this passion with others. In her spare time she enjoys hosting dinner parties and trips to the dog park with her Miniature Schnauzer, Darcy. Melani is a DMV native and is happy to be working in the community she grew up in. She is currently licensed to practice in Maryland and Virginia.

Locations: Telehealth & Alexandria, VA

In-network with BCBS, Cigna, United and Aetna

Melani Dhason