Outpatient Nutrition Program at Lenox Hill Hospital

Outpatient Nutrition Program at Lenox Hill Hospital

(212) 434-6776

178 85th Street , 2nd Floor
New York, New York 10028
178 85th Street , 2nd Floor
New York, New York 10028
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Overview

The Outpatient Nutrition Program at Lenox Hill Hospital is staffed by expert registered dietitians—all of whom are specially trained to provide comprehensive care for a wide range of health issues through nutritious eating. We offer individual and group counseling for people dealing with chronic diseases, as well as those looking to achieve weight loss and overall wellness. Your dietitian will work with you and your healthcare team to develop a realistic and personalized plan to promote positive lifestyle choices and achieve your goals.

Our staff members hold degrees in nutrition, dietetics, public health or a related field from well-respected, accredited colleges and universities.

Therapies and services

Here are some medical nutrition therapy visits we offer:

  • Weight loss/management
  • Diabetes management
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Heart disease/ high cholesterol/ high blood pressure
  • Arthritis
  • Oncology
  • Senior nutrition
  • Gastrointestinal disorders (e.g. irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, Crohn's disease)
  • Pregnancy/lactation
  • Food allergies and sensitivities
  • Overall health and wellness
  • Adolescent nutrition - 12 years and older

Here are some services we offer:

  • Individual counseling
  • Core4™ Weight Loss Program
  • Resting metabolic rate breath analysis (indirect calorimetry)
  • Community lectures
  • Employee wellness events

Preparing for your visit

Please bring the following materials to your first appointment:

  • A completed nutrition health history form. (Include a list of all your medications, vitamins and supplements with doses.) Click here
  • A completed food and activity record for three days. (Include your blood sugar readings if you have diabetes.) Click here
  • Any available blood work results from the past six months. (In general, we would like to assess your fasting lipid/cholesterol panel, blood glucose/ HgbA1c and vitamin status.) 
  • For insurance purposes, bring your written diagnosis/reason for visit from your physician, as well as a formal referral, if required. (Note:  We accept most insurance plans, but this does not guarantee coverage. Please call your insurance company to ensure you have coverage for medical nutrition therapy, to ensure that your specific diagnosis is covered and to find out how many visits you are eligible for.) Click here 
  • For your Core4 individual nutrition assessment, Click here

Team members

Erin Keane, RD, CDN, CDE

Melanie Boehmer, MS, RD, CDN, CISSN

For any questions or concerns, please email us at [email protected]

For appointments

Please call 212-434-6776