Phoo has cultivated his knowledge and expertise in medical nutrition therapy in various hospital systems in New York City. His interests in lifestyle nutrition is something that was brought up from being raised as a child of immigrants. He learned about how food unites us, teaches us about who we are, and has a strong cultural influence on our lives. He is devoted to providing evidenced-based, patient-centered nutrition care for all those in need to reach their lifestyle goals while continuing to celebrate their individual food cultures. Before joining the Culina Health team, Phoo worked as a critical care dietitian in the medical intensive care unit at Kings County Hospital.
Phoo’s counseling style is patient-centered and collaborative. He takes an emotional-and-behavioral-focused, goal-oriented, supportive and evidenced forward approach to nutrition care for all genders and backgrounds.
Phoo is a true socialite, finding immense joy in the company of friends and family. With a culinary spirit that’s always hungry for adventure, Phoo loves to experiment with new recipes in the kitchen and indulge in the diverse culinary offerings of New York City. When the sun is shining, Phoo enjoys outdoor activities to the fullest. But when winter arrives, you can find Phoo at home, wrapped in warmth and comfort with a cherished bowl of tom yum soup.
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Queens College CUNY
Queens College CUNY
Training & Certification:
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Nutrition Support Clinician