Taryn is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and has worked in the area of bariatric surgery for the last 10 years. Taryn has seen the field of bariatrics evolving over the last decade and assisted many people undergoing a range of different procedures from bands to balloons, bypasses, and sleeves. She has also been involved in clinical trials for new and emerging therapies.
Taryn will provide information and support for you in the pre and early post-operative stages, and guide you towards healthier eating habits to minimise discomfort when eating; optimise intake of nutrients; and most importantly encourage enjoyment and a healthy relationship with food.
Taryn has previously worked in public and private hospitals, community health and private practice. She currently works at Pindara Hospital and supports patients on the surgical ward during their hospital stay. Taryn is available for consultation in Dr Jordaan’s rooms every Thursday.