Mischa Travis is our Nutritionist who specializes in Weight Loss and Bariatric Nutrition, as well as health and wellness coaching. Mischa was born and raised in Rescue, California and has lived in the surrounding area ever since. Mischa completed her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition at Sacramento State, CA in 2008. For the last 10 years, she has worked in the field of nutrition providing dietary counseling and developing meal plans to patients in a clinical setting. She is very passionate about helping others with weight loss and better health.
Mischa’s journey into the field of nutrition began when she was 16 years old and decided to join a weight loss program to better her health. She lost 20lbs, all the while learning how to cook, plan, and prep meals. She began measuring foods, reading food labels, and counting calories. Pretty soon she was creating her own weight loss meal plans, as well as for her family and friends just for fun. This is where her love of healthy cooking and nutrition was born, and it never went away. She decided to follow her passion and continue her education in nutrition through the University.
Mischa believes Bariatric Surgery is an excellent tool to aid in weight loss, in conjunction with proper nutrition. It is extremely important to her to share her knowledge of nutrition with our patients not only through the post-op recovery period but long term to assure our patients have continuous support and are successful in keeping the weight off. She enjoys getting to know our patients and forming a relationship so everyone can feel comfortable coming to her for help when it’s needed.
On her days off, Mischa enjoys cooking and spending time outdoors with her husband and 3 children. She particularly enjoys camping, hiking, and traveling. She believes staying active and being outdoors is very important in conjunction with a healthy diet.