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Barbara Van Meerbeke, RD, MS, LDN, RDN, CDCES

Barbara Van Meerbeke, RD

Accepting New Patients


WellSpan Medical Group

My Locations

Map Marker A WellSpan Endocrinology
12 St. Paul Dr., Suite 210
Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 217-6820
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Map Marker B WellSpan Endocrinology
601 E. Main St., Level 3
Waynesboro, PA 17268
(717) 217-6820
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in healthcare:

Believe it or not, I answered a lot of questions about myself, and an early computer program spewed out “dietitian.” I had no idea what a dietitian was. Then I shadowed a dietitian at a local hospital where my mom was a nurse and I decided it was a perfect career for me. There have been no regrets. I have been privileged to help people improve their health through the power of food for more than 35 years. Food is medicine!

What I want my patients to know about me:

I will try to meet you where you are. That is, I will try to get to know you as a person first. I will find out about your typical day, your food likes and dislikes and about your own personal health goals. After providing some education, I will encourage you to begin working on at least one goal - big or small - to improve your diet and ultimately your health and quality of life. In most cases, I will promote real food, affordable food, and easy-to-prepare foods.

What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

I am spending time with my growing family. I also enjoy gardening, cooking, inviting friends for dinner, swimming and playing golf. I am active in a local church.

Clinical Interests

  • Diabetes
  • Dietary Counseling
  • Health & Wellness
  • Lipid Management
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Obesity
  • Chronic Kidney Disease

Education & Credentials

  • Professional Education: Boston University
  • Undergraduate Education: University of Delaware

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • UHC

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