Svetlana Akoyeva joined Providence Saint John’s Health Center oncology team with a master’s degree in nutrition and dietetics from California State University, Northridge. She is a registered dietitian as well as a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group.
Svetlana enjoys working with John Wayne Cancer Center Clinic patients by providing education and support, and empowering them with practical skills to reach and maintain health through nutrition. Her mission is to comfort patients and ensure they receive the best possible nutritional information for their daily lives. Svetlana believes patients can improve their quality of life through clinical excellence and spiritual healing. She is bilingual in both Russian and English.