Nutrition Counseling

Chestnut Hill Hospital’s registered dietitians provide medical nutrition therapy (MNT) through outpatient nutritional counseling services. MNT promotes optimal health through diet. Each counseling session is tailored to individual needs and goals. The dietitian will help you attain your goals in a way that fits your lifestyle.

Topics may include:

  • Reading food labels
  • Preparing healthy meals
  • Eating well when dining out
  • Selecting a diet to meet your nutritional needs

Nutritional counseling is valuable for a variety of diet-related concerns:

  • Weight Management
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes
  • Food Allergies
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Wound Healing

Who qualifies for Outpatient Nutrition Services?

  • Some insurance plans cover nutrition counseling. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling an appointment to determine whether your visit will be covered.

  • If insurance does not cover your visit, you are responsible for all charges. Chestnut Hill Hospital offers a payment plan that allows you to make payments over an extended period of time. One-hour consults are approximately $80.

  • Medicare Part B covers nutrition counseling for patients diagnosed with diabetes or non-dialysis kidney disease.


Call (215) 248-8554

Sessions are held in our private office at

Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19118

Free Parking in Hospital garage.


Monday — Friday | 9 am – 5 pm

For more about Chestnut Hill Hospital’s Outpatient Nutrition Services call (215) 248-8554.