Nutrition Services

Atlantic General Hospital & Health System
located at Atlantic Health Center
9714 Healthway Drive
Berlin, Maryland 21811


Our Nutrition Services are typically covered by insurances and offer payment plans. Referrals are required. We can help obtain a referral from your primary care physician or specialist. To get started, call (410)-641-3340.

Our Services

Nutritional counseling can help to improve a number of medical conditions including:

  • Cardiovascular disease (including high cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure)
  • Digestive disorders (including IBS)
  • Food allergies and intolerances (including Celiac disease)
  • Kidney disease
  • Cancer care
  • Childhood obesity

We offer nutritional counseling for weight management, whether a patient is seeking to gain or lose weight. We also provide guidance on proper nutrition for vegetarians as well as healthy eating for general well-being. Additionally, upon request, we can help coordinate a consultation with the Diabetes Education Program for diabetes counseling. To make an appointment, please contact Nutrition Services at 410.208.9761.

Our Nutrition Services Team

Amanda Buckley, RD, LDN

Amanda Buckley, RD, LDN is a licensed and registered dietitian providing clinical counseling, training, and education in food and nutrition. She has a Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management. Amanda completed nutrition coursework and research at James Madison University, University of London, Birkbeck, and University of Ghana, Legon, completing a BS in Nutrition at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, culminating in a comprehensive dietetic internship through Iowa State University. She currently works as Clinical Nutrition Services Coordinator for inpatient and outpatient services at Atlantic General, as well as lending expertise to Bariatric Services. Amanda is a native of the Eastern Shore.

Katie Busacca MS, RD, LDN

Katie is a registered dietitian and licensed dietitian nutritionist from New Jersey. She has a Certificate of Training in Pediatric Weight. Katie earned her undergraduate degree in Health Sciences with an emphasis in Dietetics from James Madison University and her graduate degree in Nutrition Education from Montclair State University. Katie then completed her dietetic internship through Iowa State University in Cedar Rapids, IA. She currently works at Atlantic General Hospital as an inpatient dietitian and has previous experience working as a nutrition counselor for the Maryland WIC program.