Lillian Craggs-Dino, DHA RDN LDN
  • Registered Dietitian and Support Group Coordinator
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Weston, FL USA


Dr. Lillian Craggs-Dino is a nationally and internationally known Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist with more than 20 years professional experience in bariatric nutrition. She holds a Doctorate Degree in Health Administration and did her doctoral research on interdisciplinary collaboration in bariatric surgery. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Dietetics and Nutrition and is the Level II Advanced Practice RDN and Support Group Coordinator for the Cleveland Clinic Florida Metabolic and Bariatric Department. She is an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine Nutrition Program and Allopathic Medical School. Dr. Lillian was the recipient of the prestigious LEAD Award for Excellence in Nutrition by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Nutrition Foundation and is recognized as a proven leader and forward-thinker in the field of nutrition.

She currently serves on the Executive Council for the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Integrated Health (ASMBS-IH) in elected position of Member-at Large, and she is the past Co-Chair of the ASMBS-IH Florida, Puerto Rico, and Caribbean Chapter. In addition she is serving as the Chair for the Integrated Health Clinical Issues Committee (IHCIC) of ASMBS, and she is a working member of the Integrated Health Support Group Committee. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) where she serves as the Nominating Committee Director with the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group (DPG). She was also a committee member of the Evidence Analysis Library (EAL) for Bariatric Surgery. She is a member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) and immerses herself in the field of weight management, wellness, and nutrition-related disease prevention and treatment. In her “spare” time, she is the Associate Editor for the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (SOARD), and a peer reviewer for journals such as Obesity Surgery, JPEN, Bariatric Times, and Today’s Dietitian. She has written several peer-reviewed publications and book chapters on bariatric nutrition and other nutrition-related topics.