Foodie and outdoor adventurer
Melissa Xia is a dietitian and weight management specialist who cares for patients with a variety of conditions, including diabetes and kidney disease. She provides nutrition therapy, counseling and education.
As part of the UCSF Weight Management Program, Xia coordinates classes for new participants and facilitates the support group. She believes the keys to wellness are balance and moderation in all areas of life.
Xia earned a bachelor's degree in dietetics from Brigham Young University. She completed an internship at Oklahoma State University.
When not working, Xia enjoys doing outdoor activities and playing sports with her family.