DepartmentCenter for Family Medicine and Integrative Health Care
Ms. Jackie Gao graduated from the University of Sydney (Australia) in 2009 with a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics degree, following her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Auckland (New Zealand) in 2007.
Ms. Gao worked as a clinical dietitian for over seven years at various tertiary hospitals in Australia, including Sydney Children’s Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital, Gosford Hospital Oncology Centre, and various Family Medicine centers. Before joining Beijing United Family Hospital, she was a senior dietitian at Sydney Children’s Hospital and one of the few dietitians in Australia and New Zealand who specialize in ketogenic diet.
Ms. Gao’s extensive experience of nutrition management comes from managing patients across all age groups, diverse cultural backgrounds, and a vast range of acute or chronic conditions. These include, but are not limited to, infant feeding difficulties, growth issues in children or adolescents, food allergies or intolerances, gastrointestinal conditions (e.g. coeliac disease, irritable bowel syndrome), various cancers, pre-/post-surgery diet, prenatal and pregnancy nutrition, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, renal diseases, and obesity/being overweight. Besides working in outpatient clinics, she is also responsible for hospitalized inpatients, including adult and neonatal intensive care, and enteral/parenteral nutrition support. She takes a holistic approach in her practice and strives to provide high-quality personalized nutrition care for all patients she sees.
Ms. Gao is an Accredited Practising Dietitian in Australia and a Registered Dietitian in China. She is also a member of the Dietitian’s Association of Australia and Chinese Nutrition Society.
Ms. Gao speaks fluent English and Mandarin.