Nutrition Counseling


Registered Dietitians accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provide nutrition counseling services at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and are available upon appointment to help clients improve their nutritional status.

While a physician's referral is not necessary for general nutrition counseling, a physician's referral is necessary to obtain nutrition counseling services for specific conditions. The Registered Dietitians at St. Elizabeth’s are available to assist clients in contacting their physicians for counseling orders.

Nutritional counseling may include, but is not limited to the following:
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Prenatal and postnatal nutrition
  • Pediatric/adolescent weight management
  • Adult weight management
  • Food allergies
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Cardiovascular disease

Registered Dietitians assess nutritional needs, individualize meal plans, assist in goal setting and provide follow-up care. Follow-up visits are encouraged in order to facilitate lifestyle changes and assist clients in meeting their goals.

Counseling appointments are scheduled from 8:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday through 618.641.5498.

Download our physician's referral form.

For more information contact:
Outpatient Nutrition Counseling
Phone: 618.641.5498
Fax: 618.641.5828