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Ciara Ferguson, RD

Bariatric Coordinator/Practice Manager
Ciara Ferguson, BSC
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  • Bariatric Surgery
  • About

    Ciara has been a dietitian for over 20 years and helped thousands of patients achieve their goals. She graduated with a double major in nutrition and dietetics from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and moved to England to begin her career. She moved to Kentucky in 2003 as the Director of Food and Nutrition at Georgetown Community Hospital, it was here her career in bariatrics began. Ciara has led and been part of 4 bariatric programs and is honored to be part of the new bariatric program at UK healthcare. She has worked in a variety of settings including management, lecturing, inpatient and outpatient areas and in private practice. She is a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and previously served on the Kentucky Dietetic Association State Board.

    Personal Statement

    Nutrition is my passion and leading a team to help patients achieve their goals and improve their quality of life is a daily reward. I treat each patient individually with empathy and compassion. Outside of working I am the proud mom of 3 boys and love to spend time with them, travel, cook and read.


    BSC, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Member

    Certified Support Group Leader

    Postgraduate qualification in Eating Disorders

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