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Weight Management Center

Rhoda Ascanio, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Rhoda AscanioRhoda is a Family Nurse Practitioner at the MUSC Health Weight Management Center. She started her professional life as a research biologist, but was inspired to return to nursing school in 2004 to become a Nurse Practitioner after working for a faith-based lifestyle change program. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing followed by a Master of Science in Nursing; both from MUSC. She then worked overseas with Cardiac Rehabilitation patients in Sydney, Australia. Upon her return to Charleston in 2010, she worked with a local endocrinologist, local cardiothoracic surgeons, and for a Medicare/Medicaid insurance provider conducting in-home patient assessments before coming to the MUSC Health Weight Management Center. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

 

Contact Us

We're located in the Institute of Psychiatry building at 67 President Street in downtown Charleston. We also offer a Tuesday afternoon clinic in North Charleston at 8471 Resolute Way.

Call us at 843-792-2273 or 800-553-7489. Fax us at 843-792-5432.

Weight Management Center Voted Best in Charleston

WMC voted best weight loss center in Charleston