Maria Karimbakas RD, CNSC

Optum Intestinal Rehab Program Manager, Optum Infusion Pharmacy, Milton, MA

Maria Karimbakas is a registered dietitian and certified nutrition support clinician, who received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont and completed her dietetic internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. She has been providing clinical care and education to short bowel syndrome (SBS) patients for over 25 years and worked at the Nutritional Restart Center, the first intestinal rehabilitation program in the United States. Maria has co-authored several abstracts, papers, and book chapters and frequently speaks on the subject of diet and SBS. In her current role, she works as the Optum Intestinal Rehab program manager.