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Food and Nutrition

The Nicklaus Children's Hospital Food and Nutrition Department provides meals, special formulas, and clinical nutrition services to inpatients. The meals prepared and served by the department meet the nutritional requirements of the patients based on the medical and cultural needs and at the same time are appealing to their taste. In addition, the department offers outpatient follow-ups by referral of the medical staff.

Our pediatric nutrition specialists provide top-notch nutrition assesments for every patient. Daily screenings, nutrition counseling, calorie intake assesment and instructions on formula preparation are conducted according to the patient's diagnosis and medical plan.

 

Patient Services

We offer a broad range of food services to meet your every need during your stay. You can choose from our extensive room service menu, various café or vending machines that are located through out the facility. Our friendly staff is here to provide customer service so that your visit with us more pleasurable. Our "Excellence in Dining" service is an extension of our commitment to providing high quality patient care.
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Clinical Nutrition Services

Every patient at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, both inpatient and outpatient, has access to a pediatric nutrition specialist to address his or her individual needs. All of Nicklaus Children's Dietitians are registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), having completed education requirements from the AND, and are licensed in the state of Florida.
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Specialty Clinics

Our pediatric nutrition specialists are an integral part of the team in several of our subspecialty programs and clinics. They design special diets unique to each child's condition that support their treatment and recovery process.
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Outpatient Nutrition Services

Nicklaus Children's Hospital offers individualized outpatient assessments and counseling with referrals from your child’s pediatrician or specialty physician. Common issues that patients are referred for include food allergies, picky eating, failure to thrive, weight management and diabetes.



Nutrition Tips for Children
Erin Corrigan, Registered Dietitian at Miami Children's Hospital talks about the importance of nutrition, introducing foods and maintaining a healthy diet.
For more information on the Food and Nutrition Department, contact us at:
Phone: (305) 666-6511
Fax: (305) 669-6435
Diet Office: Ext. 2951
Nutrition Appointments: Ext. 8413

Service Locations

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Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center
2900 S. Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL 33331
Phone: 954-385-6200
Toll-free: 1-866-558-6510

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Nicklaus Children's Doral Outpatient Center
3601 NW 107th Avenue
Doral, FL 33178
Phone: 786-624-3672

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus & Emergency
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
Phone: 305-666-6511
Toll-free: 1-800-432-6837

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Nicklaus Children's Miami Lakes Outpatient Center
15025 NW 77 Avenue
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Phone: 786-313-7800

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Nicklaus Children's Midtown Outpatient Center
3915 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137
Phone: 786-624-6000

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Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center
11310 Legacy Avenue
Legacy Place
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Phone: 561-624-9188

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Nicklaus Children's Palmetto Bay Outpatient Center
17615 SW 97 Avenue
(Franjo Road)
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
Phone: 786-268-1777

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Nicklaus Children's West Kendall Outpatient Center
13400 SW 120th Street
Suite 100
Miami, FL 33186
Phone: 786-624-5363


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