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Amber Odom

About Amber

Amber Odom is a licensed and registered dietitian who brings over 20 years of experience to Village Health Partners. Her passion and specialty is preventative and cardiovascular nutrition and weight management. She enjoys teaching patients how to modify their lifestyles for overall health and wellness and loves to see the results her patients achieve.

Prior to joining Village Health Partners, Amber started her career in dietetics at Parkland Health & Hospital System before working as a registered dietitian at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas for over 10 years.

Amber encourages her patients to make small changes toward a healthier lifestyle and teaches them that, over time, those changes add up to achieve big results. She believes weight loss should be a realistic lifestyle approach involving healthy eating and staying active, while still enjoying foods you love in moderation.

How Amber practices whole-person wellness

Amber enjoys running, working out, cooking and traveling with her husband. They also enjoy spending time outdoors, riding bikes, boating, and watching their two teenagers' basketball games.

Education

Undergraduate degree in food and nutrition, Texas Tech University
Bachelor of Science in clinical dietetics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas
She also completed an internship in nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

Memberships

Dallas Dietetic Alliance
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Weight Management and Dietetic Practice Groups
American Association of Diabetes Educators

Awards

In 2002, she was named “Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year” by the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Schedule

Amber sees patients at Independence Medical Village. To schedule an in-office appointment with her, text (469) 382-3548. To schedule a telehealth appointment, click below.

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Reviews

"My Husband and I have been seeing Dr. Yao for a little over 2 years. He is very detailed, explains things thoroughly, available when we have needed appointments, wants to investigate the issue and find an answer. He is also always kind and patient. Dr. Yao is one of the best doctors that I have ever had and we are very grateful to have found him. It is also important to note that his nurse Julie Ann is the glue that holds it all together so that he can do his job. She is great! I highly recommend them."

A.

Google

"Mr. Driver took the time to review my chart especially concerning sinus and seasonal allergies. Brett listened to what steps I took leading up to my virtual visit. He prescribed medications that would best meet my diagnosis and ordered an x-ray to examine my lungs. Brett was professional, efficient treating my with respect. I would highly recommend him to my Family and friends. Thank you!"

P.C.

Office Visit

"Amy is excellent. She is thorough, friendly and takes the time to listen and answer any questions. I would highly recommend her."

L.M.

Office Visit

"Village Health Partners is an amazing facility - Brett, Swetha, Daisy, all the phlebotomists, and of course Dr Sheffield. So glad they’re here to take care of me and my family"

E.B.

Google

"The staff was very friendly and efficient. I would recommend them to my family and friends."

K.M.

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