Amera Marian Varghese

English, Hindi, Malayalam

Core competencies

  • Medical nutrition therapy for metabolic syndrome, PCOS, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, fatty liver disease
  • Nutritional therapy and management for obesity and post-bariatric surgeries
  • Medical nutrition therapy in prediabetes, type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes mellitus
  • Gastrointestinal diseases, surgeries and nutritional management including celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis, pancreatitis
  • Metabolic disorders including pancreatic, liver, and renal disorders
  • Dietary management following surgical resections
  • Nutritional management during cancer, pre/post-surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy
  • Nutritional management during kidney disease and dialysis
  • Geriatric and pediatric nutrition
  • Childhood obesity
  • Nutritional deficiencies, food allergies and intolerances for children and adults
  • Nutrition during pregnancy and lactation
  • Post-menopausal nutritional management.
  • Eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia nervosa
  • Dietary, and lifestyle education and counselling to promote vitality


Amera Varghese has 12 years of experience working as a clinical dietician in some of the largest hospitals in the UAE as well as in the aviation food industry with one of the world’s largest airline organisations. She pursued her initial hospital training in India and gained clinical hands-on experience on the specific nutritional needs of complex and complicated disease conditions across all life stages. She believes in promoting good dietary health and treating nutritional problems with practical but scientific advice about food choices, lifestyles, and healthy living.
She holds a Master's degree in food science and nutrition, specialising in dietetics, health and nutrition, with additional qualifications as a nutrigenetics counsellor and a certified Neuro linguist programming coach. She has also specialised in sports nutrition.
Her strength is helping educate people on practical and sustainable changes to improve the quality of their health and wellbeing. She designs therapeutic approaches to sustain and assist in achieving fitness goals. She works to provide great quality, individualised dietary advice, and support and provide treatment with tailored programmes to meet their needs.
She has also been actively involved in several conferences, television shows and community initiatives that are undertaken to help the community understand more about the importance of nutrition and a healthy lifestyle, and has served as a guest columnist in several newspapers. She has also presented a range of nutrition and lifestyle-based webinars and interactive sessions to improve the nutritional knowledge and well-being of healthcare professionals, corporate workplaces and the public. She is Scope certified (World Obesity Federation).
Her skills include specialisation in enteral and parenteral nutrition, diabetes, cardiology, nephrology, gastroenterology, oncology, paediatrics (especially with pediatric type 1 Diabetes and childhood obesity), hormonal imbalances, obesity, and malnutrition.


Master’s Degree in Food Science and Nutrition
Certificate course in Sports Nutrition
Advanced Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming
Certificate in Advanced Translational Nutrigenetics
Scope certified (world obesity federation)
Member of the American Society of Nutrition
Member of Indian Dietetic Association


Mediclinic Welcare Hospital

Dubai, UAE
Al Garhoud

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