Lisa Cimperman, MS, RD, LD

Lisa Cimperman

Cleveland, Ohio

Areas of Expertise:

  • Cardiovascular Nutrition
  • Diet Trends
  • Epidemiology
  • Gastrointestinal Nutrition
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy

Cimperman is a clinical dietitian at University Hospitals Case Medical Center where she works with physicians to provide specialized nutrition support to critically ill patients in the surgical intensive care unit. She also educates patients on dietary modifications after heart, esophageal and lung surgeries. Prior to specializing in critical care nutrition, Cimperman's experience included adult and pediatric outpatient counseling. In addition to direct patient care responsibilities, Cimperman provides ongoing nutrition education for physicians and mentors dietetic interns. She has participated in the completion and publication of a pilot study to further discern the effects of antibiotic use and probiotic supplementation and has lectured on probiotics and other topics as a guest speaker in Case Western Reserve University undergraduate and graduate-level nutrition courses. Cimperman has a special interest in helping individuals with functional and inflammatory gastrointestinal disorders and volunteers with the local and national chapters of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America. Cimperman is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, where she also earned a master's degree.