The NewYork-Presbyterian Department of Food and Nutrition is integrated within the large academic healthcare system to provide innovative evidence-based nutrition care and education.
All clinical nutritionists are Registered Dietitians, many with advanced degrees and certifications in specialized areas of practice including, but not limited to Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC), Certified Diabetes Education Specialist (CDES), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), Certified Specialist in Oncology (CSO), Certified Specialist in Pediatrics (CSP).
During Your Hospital Stay
We work in close collaboration with the interdisciplinary healthcare team to integrate individualized nutrition care with your medical and/or surgical treatment plan.
Our dynamic team of registered dietitians offers outpatient nutrition counseling, diabetes self-management education training and breastfeeding/lactation support. We guide and encourage patients, families and communities to make healthy food and lifestyle choices related to blood pressure, cancer, diabetes, digestive, heart and kidney diseases, food intolerance, pregnancy, lactation/breastfeeding, weight management, health and wellbeing.
For students studying to become registered dietitians, the Dietetic Internship Program offers a comprehensive clinical experience at one of the most prestigious academic healthcare institutions in the country.
The Department offers food services for patients and retail dining services for visitors and guests.