Omer J. Deen, MD graduated medical school at Ross University School of Medicine and completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Nevada-Reno. He went on to fellowship training in Digestive Disease and Clinical Nutrition at Cleveland Clinic, graduating in 2012.
He stayed on staff at Cleveland Clinic following fellowship prior to moving his practice in Clinical Nutrition to Los Angeles County in 2013. He spends 100% of his clinical work treating a variety of nutrition disorders, from severe malnutrition to morbid obesity as well as eating disorders.
In addition to being an executive board member for the National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists, he has been a member and guest speaker at the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, is a member of the American Society for Nutrition, is fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology as well as fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association.
During his academic career, Dr. Deen has published several research articles in reputable peer reviewed journals, has presented at Digestive Disease Week as well as the annual American College of Gastroenterology conferences, and has authored book chapters regarding nutritional complications of obesity, stroke and nutritional deficiencies in inflammatory bowel disease.
He has devoted his academic and private practice career to the advancement of clinical nutrition and remains in practice full time in Torrance, CA. He is also active in promoting equitable healthcare for the county, serving on the executive board of the Los Angeles County Medical Association, currently as President-Elect of the organization.