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Department of Dietetics and Nutrition

Welcome to the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition at Kothari Medical Centre. Our experts are committed to offering thorough nutritional care that is specifically designed to meet the needs of each patient. Our certified dietitians collaborate closely with patients to help them accomplish their health objectives through nutritional counselling and customized meal planning.

We provide evidence-based treatments for a variety of illnesses, such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity, working with doctors and other healthcare professionals.


Nutritional Therapy

Medical Nutritional Therapy

Our trained dietitians evaluate the nutritional requirements of patients and create individualized regimens to address a range of medical diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, gastrointestinal disorders, renal disease, and more.

Nutritional Counselling

This includes recommendations for maintaining a healthy weight, managing food allergies and intolerances, and establishing a balanced and sustainable lifestyle.

In-patient Nutrition Services

For hospitalized patients, we offer specialized dietary support. Our dietitians assess patients' nutritional health, determine their nutrient needs, and create individualized diet regimens.

Out-patient Nutrition Services

Our dietitians provide thorough examinations, counselling, and follow-up care to assist clients outside the hospital setting reach their goals, whether they are managing chronic diseases, losing weight, or improving general health.

Community Outreach

By taking part in health fairs, wellness events, and working with regional organizations, our department actively engages the community. To increase public knowledge of the value of a healthy diet and how it affects overall health, we provide educational materials, talks, and resources.

Education and Research

To promote the subject of nutrition, we engage with academic institutions, dietetics associations, interns and other healthcare experts as well as contribute to ongoing research projects.

Weight Management

Obesity is a prevalent health concern, and the department plays a crucial role in helping patients manage their weight through nutritionally sound strategies.

Dietetics & Nutrition Specialists

Why Choose Us

Why choose us?

  • This facility is available to all patients in OPD and IPD.
  • Nutrition and food service staff help admitted patients select their daily menus and deliver meals to the bedside.
  • Quality of prepared food always checked by our professional and qualified Dietitian before serving.
  • The Department of Dietetics & Nutrition provides nutritional care, advice and education to patients while they are in the hospital and even after they are discharged.
  • Dietitians work closely with physicians, nurses, therapists, and other healthcare professionals to integrate nutrition therapy into patients’ overall care plans.
  • Patients undergoing surgeries are provided with nutrition guidance before and after the procedure to promote healing and recovery.
  • Nutrition experts from the department aid the general public with management of specific dietary needs in many different areas, including cardiac care, diabetes & childhood and adult obesity


Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, gastrointestinal disorders, food allergies or intolerances, eating disorders, kidney disease, cancer, and other medical conditions that may benefit from dietary intervention are just a few of the conditions and health concerns that the Dietetics & Nutrition Department can help with.

Depending on a person’s needs and objectives, a dietitian may schedule follow-up meetings more frequently. Some situations might just need a single session, while others would need continuing help and frequent check-ins to track progress and make necessary nutritional changes.

The Dietetics & Nutrition Department may provide specialized diet plans made to address particular dietary requirements or medical concerns. Planning meals for people with diabetes, kidney (renal) diets, low-sodium diets, gluten-free diets for those with celiac disease, and specialized diets for treating gastrointestinal illnesses are a few examples.

A qualified dietician will carefully elicit the patient’s medical history, dietary preferences, and any prior medical conditions. A personalised dietary plan is created using this data.

Yes, the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition may employ specialised dietitians who work with particular patient populations, such as young children or senior citizens. These professionals are aware of the particular dietary requirements of these groups.

A specific therapeutic diet may be required, depending on the patient’s health. These diets are created to meet their nutritional requirements and promote healing. The department makes ensuring that the meals offered adhere to these specifications.

For patients who require continued food support after being discharged from the hospital, we offer outpatient nutrition programmes. This may involve monitoring, follow-up visits, and dietary plan modifications based on the patient’s development.

The department’s services can help patients with a range of illnesses, including diabetes, heart disease, gastrointestinal problems, malnutrition, cancer, and obesity. Patients with dietary preferences, allergies, or intolerances can also get assistance from the department.

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