Outpatient Clinical Nutrition
Outpatient clinical nutrition therapy involves the assessment of nutritional needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent age groups and culturally diverse populations based on disease specific needs so that medical care is optimized. Based on our assessment, a clinical nutritionist will develop an individualized plan of care which will include treatment goals.
Consultation with your referring and primary care physician is integral to developing a comprehensive nutritional plan of care.
Outpatient Clinical Nutrition Therapy includes, but is not limited to, treating the following conditions:
- Crohn’s and Colitis (IBD)
- Failure to thrive
- Feeding-tube dependence
- Food allergies
- Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Genetic disorders
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Kidney disease
- Mealtime feeding problems
- metabolic disorders
- Picky eating
- Poor weight gain
- Unintentional weight loss
Our registered dietitian provides nutrition education and goal setting and teaches skills to patients, their families and caregivers in order to optimize the patient’s nutritional status and ultimately improve their medical condition.
Referrals and communication with in home health agencies, the special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), as well as other community agencies, is available to assure continuity of care.
What to Expect at Your Appointment:
Our nutritionists will gather medical history to assess your current nutrition status using the methods of food frequency and 24-hour recall. Once a complete history is acquired, an individualized diet/meal plan will be created for you, and handouts regarding this will be provided and discussed.
Callie Neelands, Registered Dietitian
Lisa Englander Landes, Pediatric Outpatient Dietitian
An appointment can be scheduled by asking your primary care physician for a referral to the outpatient nutrition department. We will bill your insurance company, Medicaid or Medicare for allowable services.
If you have questions about any of the services we offer, please call us at 336-713-3043.