Mary Ellen DiPaola

Diabetes educator

Mary Ellen DiPaola is a dietitian, certified diabetes educator and lactation consultant. She provides nutrition therapy for chronic kidney disease, diabetes, weight management and bariatric surgery, cardiac conditions and gastrointestinal disorders. She also has expertise in women's health, obstetrics and childhood feeding issues.

At UCSF, DiPaola sees patients at the clinics for nutrition counseling, pre-kidney transplant care, bariatric surgery, polycystic ovarian syndrome, young women's health and adult diabetes.

DiPaola received her bachelor of science degree in nutrition and dietetics from the University of Delaware. She completed an internship at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis.

Clinics I work with

Bariatric Surgery Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Kidney Transplant Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Nutrition Counseling Clinic at Parnassus

400 Parnassus Avenue,, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

PCOS Clinic

499 Illinois St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Center of Excellence

400 Parnassus Ave., B1 Plaza Level
San Francisco, CA 94143

Young Women's Clinic

2356 Sutter St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

Please check with your health insurance plan regarding coverage for this type of care. Not all providers at UCSF are covered by every insurance plan.