Kelly K. Sakellaris, MS, RD, LD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Kelly K. Sakellaris, MS, RD, LD

Kelly K. Sakellaris, MS, RD, LD

Cystic Fibrosis
Clinical Dietitian

Heart-Lung Transplant
Clinical Dietitian

Lung Transplant
Clinical Dietitian

Pulmonary Medicine
Clinical Dietitian

Transplant Program
Clinical Dietitian

Contact Information

700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4912


Kelly Sakellaris is a dietitian in the Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Programs and the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree from the Ohio State University School of Allied Medicine (Medical Dietetics) and earned her master’s degree in Allied Medicine (Clinical Nutrition) while working part-time in the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic. Her clinical interests focus on working with adults with cystic fibrosis and lung transplant. Her research interests include the nutritional status during the first year of life of newborn babies with cystic fibrosis.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Greek

Clinical Interests

  • A variety of outpatient and inpatient nutrition counseling specifically with adults but also with children of all ages.

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Nutritional status in infants with cystic fibrosis, metabolic demands and energy expenditure in acute illness in individuals with cystic fibrosis, bone health in individuals with cystic fibrosis.

Education and Training

Undergraduate School

  • Date Completed: 06/14/2009

Graduate School

  • Date Completed: 06/12/2011


  • Pulmonary Medicine

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 01/04/2010

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • The Columbus Dietetic Association, 2009-2012
  • The American Dietetic Association, 2008-2012
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000