Rhode Island Hospital Nutrition Teaching Center


Appointments are available on Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Prior to making an appointment, patients require a physician referral with the ICD-10 diagnosis as the reason for the visit.

To book an appointment, call weekdays 401-444-7152:

  • 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Monday and Tuesday 
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Wednesday through Friday

Physician Referral Form
for Adult Patients

Nutritionists at Rhode Island Hospital are registered dietitians, licensed by the State of Rhode Island and registered by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. They are trained in all areas of nutrition and they regularly translate diet prescriptions into everyday food choices.

Conditions We Treat

Dietitians offer nutritional counseling for a variety of health conditions, including:

  • Celiac Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Diabetes
  • Food Allergies
  • Gastrointestinal Problems
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension-High Blood Pressure
  • Hypoglycemia-Low Blood Sugar
  • Kidney Disease
  • Obesity

Medicare patients please note: Medicare only covers nutrition counseling for renal and diabetes diagnoses.