Forest Hills Wellness

Dara Bergen, MPH, RD, CDN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist located in Forest Hills, NY

About Dara

Dara is a Registered Dietitian and Certified NYSNutritionist, with broad experience in food and nutrition. She has worked in clinical, community, and corporate nutrition settings. She currently has a thriving private practice in New York specializing in weight management, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, bariatric surgery diet management, pre and post natal care, gastrointestinal disturbances, general wellness, and more.Working one on one with her clients is her true passion!

Dara also lectures at universities in New York, which enables her to stay current on new and emerging nutrition issues. She is actively involved in nutrition research and her work has been published in theJournal of the American Dietetic Association. Media appearances include a guest spot on WBNX-TV, where she discussed the health benefits of yogurt and probiotics.

Her academic achievements include a Masters degree in PublicHealth Nutrition from Hunter College, where she received the Dorothy EpsteinNutrition Fellowship Award, and an undergraduate degree in Family, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences from Queens College, where she graduated with honors and received The Family & Consumer Science Alumnae Award.

Dara is a member of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its local chapters.

She enjoys spending free time outdoors with her family and friends!

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Forest Hills Wellness

Dara is a Registered Dietitian and Certified NYSNutritionist, with broad experience in food and nutrition. She has worked in clinical, community, and corporate nutrition settings. She currently has a thriving private practice in New York specializing in weight management, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, bariatric surgery diet management, pre and post natal care, gastrointestinal disturbances, general wellness, and more.Working one on one with her clients is her true passion!

Dara also lectures at universities in New York, which enables her to stay current on new and emerging nutrition issues. She is actively involved in nutrition research and her work has been published in theJournal of the American Dietetic Association. Media appearances include a guest spot on WBNX-TV, where she discussed the health benefits of yogurt and probiotics.

Her academic achievements include a Masters degree in PublicHealth Nutrition from Hunter College, where she received the Dorothy EpsteinNutrition Fellowship Award, and an undergraduate degree in Family, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences from Queens College, where she graduated with honors and received The Family & Consumer Science Alumnae Award.

Dara is a member of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its local chapters.

She enjoys spending free time outdoors with her family and friends!


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About Diana

Diana is a compassionate Registered Dietitian, Eating Psychology Coach and Yoga Instructor. She practices a mind-body approach to nutrition, health and well-being. She seeks to empower each individual to develop a healthy relationship with food, body and mind. She is passionate about helping  individuals live a healthy and joyful life.
Diana’s keen interest in preventative health, passion to help individuals live life fully, her love for food, culture and the celebration of the body through movement, led her to obtain her dual degree with honors in Dietetics and Exercise Science from Queens College. She also studied abroad Food, Culture & Society in Florence, Italy at the APICIUS International School of Hospitality. She completed her Dietetic Internship at NorthWell Hospital. More recently, she completed her Eating Psychology Training with the Institute for the Psychology of Eating.
In her spare time, Diana can be found doing yoga, reading books, skating, and traveling to far-off countries, or simply exploring the vast availability of cultural foods that New York City has to offer.

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About Tina

Tina is a native New Yorker and proud Nuyorican. She hasbeen a Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator for over 10 years. Shereceived her Baccalaureate degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from New YorkUniversity and a Master’s in Public Health from Hunter College. She isbilingual in English and Spanish.  Tina has experience working in urban communitiesfacilitating nutrition, health, and wellness, in community, clinical, and business settings. Tina also specializes  in diabetes education and provides childbirth education and breastfeeding supportservices.  Tina is a mom, loves traveling, yoga, chocolate, running,and exploring new cuisines. 

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Insurance

We work with the majority of health insurance plans. Please call our office if you do not see yours listed or have any other questions.

Aetna
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Empire Plan
GHI
HealthFirst
HIP
MagnaCare
Medicare
Metroplus
Multiplan
Multiplan PHCS
Oxford United Healthcare
United Healthcare
Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Dara Bergen was great she looked at my blood results and told me exactly what I have to eat and what foods I have to stay away from. I definitely recommend her!!!!

    Johannaz Gomez
  • I never went to a nutritionist before, the experience was good she answer all my question she was very patient

    Ines T.
  • She is very professional, she answered all my questions confidently. I feel good that I can now start my diet plan correctly with her daily meal plan guide.

    Georgina G.
  • I'm so happy to have had the opportunity to meet Dr. Dara B. What a great human being. She listened to all my concerns and helped me to come up with a plan...

    Nini J. C.
  • She was great. She took her time.to explain everything in detail. I am very satisfied. The receptionist was very nice. Overall my visit was a total success.

    Mira D.
Location
Forest Hills Wellness
112-41 Queens Blvd, Suite 100
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 917-935-0937
Office Hours

Dara Bergen, MPH, RD, CDN
112-41 Queens Blvd
Suite 100
Forest Hills, NY 11375