Joanne Gardner, LDN, MS, RD
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I coach my clients toward thoughtful food selection and meal preparation to improve health and well being.
– Joanne Gardner, LDN, MS, RD

Joanne Gardner, LDN, MS, RD

Dietitian

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Where I See Patients
Duke Integrative Medicine - Durham, NC
I coach my clients toward thoughtful food selection and meal preparation to improve health and well being.
– Joanne Gardner, LDN, MS, RD
My Locations
Duke Integrative Medicine
3475 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27705-0005
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About Me

I coach my clients toward thoughtful food selection and meal preparation to improve health and well being. I consider the matrix of factors that influence nourishment: from the source of the foods to the what, where, when, and how food is purchased, prepared, and consumed. I listen and assess my client's symptoms, concerns and health history. We work together to develop customized action steps and identify strategies to move towards an active, well nourished and healthy lifestyle. I have completed integrative, functional and sports nutrition trainings, am a Certified LEAP Food Hypersensitivity Therapist and am a member of the Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine, a sub-group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. I am committed to living an active, integrative lifestyle including exercise, mindfulness and yoga. I am a yoga teacher, registered with the Yoga Alliance. Before coming to Duke, I worked in a outpatient clinic, as well as independently, providing nutrition consultation and education services in Green Bay, Wisconsin. I also served as an adjunct faculty member in the Human Biology department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. I relocated to Chapel Hill in 2013.

Languages I Speak
English, Spanish
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Training and Education
Education
MS, Nutritional Science, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
BS, Food Science and Nutrition, University of Rhode Island
Dietetic Internship, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center (Wisconsin)
Clinical Focus and Research
Publications
View my publications on PubMed
Insurance Accepted

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS, Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice HMO, Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
    • Aetna Health Network Only, Aetna Health Network Option
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Limited Benefit Insurance PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS
    • Aetna Medicare HMO Open Access
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Premier Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Open Access HMO, Open Access Aetna Select, Aetna Open Access Select, Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • Aetna PCP Coordinated POS Plan
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
    • Aetna Select HMO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice
    • Aetna Voluntary Indemnity Group Plan
    • Aetna Whole Health – Duke WakeMed WKCC
  • Ambetter
    • Ambetter of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
    • Blue Advantage
    • Blue Medicare (HMO, PPO)*
    • Blue Options (123, PPO, HSA)
    • Blue Select
    • NC State Employees Health Plan
    • *Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate in the plan.

  • CIGNA
    • Cigna Choice Plus
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Duke Group Plans
    • Duke Basic
    • Duke Select
  • First Health
  • Gateway Health Alliance
  • Gateway Health Plan
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Prime (HMO)
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Select (HMO)
  • Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
  • Healthgram
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice (PPO)
    • Humana ChoiceCare (PPO)
    • Humana Gold Choice (PFFS)
    • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
    • First Medicare Direct*
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part B
    • *This is for Wake County only.

  • MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
  • NC Medicaid
    • NC Medicaid*
    • *Not all Duke locations and doctors participate in this plan. Please contact the location you will be visiting to determine what is accepted.

  • OneNet PPO
  • Optima Health
    • FAMIS
    • Optima Family Care (Medicaid HMO in VA)
    • Optima Individual & Family (On & Off Exchange Plans)
    • Optima Plus (PPO)
    • Optima Vantage (HMO)
  • TRICARE
    • TRICARE Extra*
    • TRICARE for Life*
    • TRICARE Prime*
    • TRICARE Prime Remote*
    • TRICARE Standard*
    • *Duke Primary Care does not participate with the plan.

  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete (HMO, PPO)
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential (HMO)
    • All Savers Alternate Funding
    • All Savers Fully Insured
    • State Employee Health Plan (for retirees)
    • United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Charter/Charter Balance/Charter Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Core/Core Essential
    • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Plus/Navigate Balanced
    • United Healthcare of the River Valley
    • United Healthcare Option PPO
    • United Healthcare Options PPO with Harvard Pilgrim
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Options PPO
    • United Healthcare Select/Select Plus
    • United Medical Resources (UMR)

Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Industry Relationships
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