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The NBPNS Online Directory of Certified Physicians is a national referral service that links visitors to this website with physician nutrition specialists. Participants in the NBPNS referral service are physicians who provide reliable, objective nutrition information, separate facts from fads and translate the latest scientific findings into easy-to-understand nutrition information. Participants in the referral service may provide services on a fee-for-service basis.

A physician nutrition specialist is a physician with training in nutrition who devotes a substantial career effort in nutrition and who can assume a leadership role in coordinating interdisciplinary clinical nutrition services and education in academic health centers, other medical centers, private practice, and other health care settings. Physician nutrition specialists generally have backgrounds in the specialties of internal medicine, pediatrics, family medicine, or general surgery, and sometimes in subspecialties such as adult or pediatric gastroenterology, endocrinology, critical care, nephrology, cardiology, or others. They have completed a period of defined nutrition training, in addition to categorical residency training, that includes mastery of a defined core of knowledge and completion of a period of mentored clinical nutrition experience, which may be obtained in a nutrition fellowship or as part of training in another subspecialty. They have satisfied all requirements of, and are certified by, the NBPNS.

The NBPNS makes "Find A Physician" available to the general public to provide access to basic information about participants. The use of "Find A Physician" for commercial or any other purposes, such as making compilations or mailing lists, is prohibited, as is the download and/or establishment of independent data files and the republication, resale, or duplication of the data in whole or in part.

NBPNS does not endorse or specifically recommend any of the participants described in "Find A Physician." NBPNS is not liable to users or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon such information obtained through this service.