Ginger C. Cochran, MS, RDN, CEP, CDE

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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35 Casa St, Suite 220
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Phone: (805) 595-1808

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.7 out of 5
16 Ratings

About The Provider

Ginger is a registered dietitian nutritionist, certified diabetes educator, and certified exercise physiologist working predominantly in prenatal nutrition in San Luis Obispo. Ginger’s passion is working in prenatal nutrition and supporting moms through preconception and pregnancy. Ginger focuses on individualized evidence based real food nutrition and believes in a food first approach. She has served as President for local dietitian chapters and contributed to the Commission of Dietetic Registration exam for Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management. Ginger currently serves as the diabetes specialist on the Board of Editors for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition Care Manual.

Before working in prenatal, Ginger worked in the primary care setting focusing mostly on diabetes, bariatrics, cardiac rehab, and weight management. Ginger has also worked on projects for Today Show dietitian Joy Bauer, MS, RDN and Woman's Day magazine. Ginger currently writes blogs for Health Warrior Inc. on wellness and nutrition. Ginger was named in 2018 Young Dietitian of the year by the CA Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Cochran received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Master of Science in Exercise Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly).

During graduate school she focused her research on creating nutrition education programs for low income students, community needs assessments for area hospitals, and corporate health programs. Ginger interned during graduate school at the nationally recognized weight loss resort Hilton Head Health in South Carolina.

Ginger is an active San Luis Obispo community member and serves her time on a variety of commissions to promote health and quality of life in San Luis Obispo County.

Patient Ratings & Comments

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Aug 22, 2021
I got bumped up to an earlier appointment
Jul 1, 2021
Very pleasant
May 20, 2021
Just good
May 14, 2021
I met with the nutritionist so did not interact with nurse/assistant
May 14, 2021
Everyone is very pleasant in the office.
Apr 28, 2021
Any of the staff that I've come across at the registration area are always amazingly nice. They are extremely courteous and kind and always handle whatever I need to do with a smile.
Mar 21, 2021
I like Ginger
Mar 21, 2021
I like Ginger