Nutrition Services

Susan Baum RD CDE

Certified Diabetes Educator

Susan is a graduate of the California State University at Fresno where she earned a bachelor's degree in Nutrition-Dietetics. She completed her internship at Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital in Los Angeles, California.

Susan is a nutrition consultant and a diabetes educator. She is a nutrition manager at INOVA and provides individual diet instructions and educational community and corporate classes. Susan has worked as a clinician dietician at INOVA Fairfax Hospital, a nutritionist at the Austin-Travis County Health Department in Texas and a clinical dietician at Harbor-U.C.L.A. Medical Center.

Common Nutritional Concerns

The following are common nutritional concerns facing parents. My practice is however not limited to these issues.

  • Overweight
  • High blood pressure
  • Eating for good health
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Diabetes
  • Food Allergies
  • Elevated cholesterol
  • Gastrointestinal disease
  • Pediatric feeding issues

What to expect during an appointment? The basic consultation includes the following:

  • Medical history including weight and family history
  • Review of laboratory tests
  • Assessment of supplement and medication usage
  • Food intolerance and allergies
  • Diet history and review of current eating habits
  • Assessment of nutrition needs
  • Implement a tailored plan of care

Scheduling Appointments

Appointments are on Wednesdays and one Monday a month

Fairfax Pediatric Associates
13135 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway Suite 201
Fairfax, VA 22033

Initial session is usually 60 minutes in length

Additional 30-45 minute follow-up appointments are available. Lifestyle changes often require ongoing support and guidance for optimal results.

To schedule an appointment or obtain additional information please call 703 999-6290

Fees: Appointments are $150 per hour.


A medical diagnosis and a physician referral maybe needed for insurance to cover nutrition therapy however many insurance do not cover nutrition counseling. I am a provider for Aetna and Cigna. I am in the Carefirst and United Health Care options discount program. This entitles you to a 10% discount.

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