Vanessa Connolly, RDN, CSR, LD

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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LocationCharleston, South Carolina Metropolitan Area
SchoolMedical University of South Carolina
ExpertiseRenal Dietitian


  • Vanessa is currently working as a renal dietitian with Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
  • Vanessa is currently working with chronic kidney disease clients in her private practice
  • She has extensive experience working with individuals with CKD, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and diabetes.
  • Vanessa exhibits in-depth knowledge with excellent ability on meal planning, recipe modification and diet education.


  • B.S. Dietetics, University of Maryland at College Park
  • Medical University of South Carolina Dietietic Internship
  • CSR - Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition

Professional Accomplishments

  • Vanessa works as a licensed registered dietitian nutritionist
  • She is certified specialist in renal nutrition
  • Vanessa has a publication in the Nephrology Nutrition Journal, 2006


Vanessa is an accomplished and patient-oriented professional with over 20 years of strong expertise in performing nutritional assessments and educating patients on a prescribed renal diet as well as reviewing lab results, dialysis adequacy, fluid weight status, and nutrition concerns on a continuous basis. Exhibits in-depth knowledge of chronic kidney disease and dialysis as well as meal planning, recipe modification, and diet education.

Specializes in all stages of kidney treatment, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, and plant-based nutrition. Utilizes collaborative leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to foster trusting, lasting, and mutually beneficial relationships with patients, nurses, physicians, and medical directors. With a strong sense of dietitian best practices combined with valuable technical and professional expertise, eager to master new challenges and contribute to the overall success and growth of the company.

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