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Nutrition Counseling Services at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center provides comprehensive medical nutrition therapy for patients with a wide range of health conditions. The registered dietitians at Nutrition Counseling Services conduct individual sessions that are personalized to address each patient's specific needs.
Indications for Referrals
Patients are referred to Nutrition Counseling Services by their primary care physician, often for follow-up medical nutrition therapy after being discharged from the Medical Center. Nutrition Counseling Services' patients range from newborns and children to adolescents and adults, including pregnant women and seniors. The Service treats patients with a wide variety of diseases and disorders, such as:
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Digestive diseases
- Dysphagia (swallowing difficulties)
- Eating disorders
- Gestational diabetes
- Lipid abnormalities
- Organ failure
- Pediatric failure to thrive
- A transplanted organ
A Uniquely Qualified Service
The expertise at Nutrition Counseling Services sets it apart from other facilities. Because of the vast diversity of specialties at Cedars-Sinai, the Services's registered dietitians are highly qualified to consult on many disorders that are rare and hard to treat. The experience that they gain as part of a world-class, multidisciplinary team is invaluable in preparing them to meet the nutritional needs of all patients, no matter how complex their medical and nutritional issues may be.
A Team of Specialists
Nutrition Counseling Services' team of specialists are comprised of experienced outpatient registered dietitians. The registered dietitians work with the referring physicians to determine the best nutritional program for each patient and keeps the referring physician apprised of the patient's condition. As part of Cedars-Sinai, the service also provides access to inpatient registered dietitians for any complex or specialized assessments or counseling.
For More Information
To learn about Nutrition Counseling Services at Cedars-Sinai or for referrals, please contact:
Nutrition Counseling Services
8700 Beverly Blvd.,
Steven Spielberg Building, Suite 290
Los Angeles, CA 90048