Nutrition Services

Rhode Island Hospital Nutrition Teaching Center

The Nutrition Teaching Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital provides customized nutrition education, nutrition counseling, and personalized support to our patients’ parents and caregivers. Our highly qualified staff of pediatric registered, licensed dietitians can help optimize a child’s nutrition, which can improve medical outcomes and health. 

We offer pediatric medical nutrition therapy counseling for a variety of health conditions, including:

  • Abnormal weight gain
  • Abnormal weight loss
  • Basic food allergies/intolerance
  • Constipation, unspecified
  • Failure to thrive
  • Obesity/overweight
  • Picky eaters / high-risk infants / other feeding disorders of infancy and early childhood
  • Tube feedings – feeding difficulties and intolerance management
  • Underweight

The Rhode Island Hospital Nutrition Teaching Center is located at 245 Chapman Street, Suite 300, in Providence, RI.
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Nutrition counseling is often covered by insurance.  However, patients should check with their insurance providers prior to scheduling their appointments to ensure that the service is covered for their diagnoses.


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

Physician referrals are required. Please tell your physician that an ICD-10 code is required.

To schedule 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