Clinical Nutrition Services
Our dietitians offer nutrition services to patients undergoing treatment across a diverse field of medical specialties. We work closely with your primary care provider or specialist to help you with disease prevention and management, preoperative and postoperative surgical care, weight management and personalized nutrition education.
Our dietitians are available for inpatient and outpatient assistance, in addition to providing nutritional support for patients preparing for bariatric surgery, cancer treatment, organ transplantation and more.
Services We Offer
Our dietitians work closely with the USC Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery team. We provide preoperative and postoperative medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling to bariatric surgery patients. Our services include preoperative weight loss support and follow-up care designed to help patients understand energy, protein, fluid and micronutrient intake.
Our team provides nutrition therapy to patients with cancer throughout their journey, from diagnosis to treatment to survivorship. We design evidence-based, tailored nutrition plans for our patients and help them dispel cancer-related food myths and fears. Our goal is to optimize each patient’s nutrition status and quality of life.
Our registered dietitians are available to work with Keck Signature Care patients. We leverage the most advanced technologies and evidence-based practices to provide accessible, comprehensive and customized therapeutic nutrition services. We design specialized nutrition plans to help our patients achieve their wellness goals.
Our team offers specialized nutrition therapy to patients diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. We provide a full suite of nutrition support services, including personalized medical nutrition therapy, to help patients maintain their weight and absorb enough nutrients to optimize their health. We also work with patients and their health care team to optimize pancreatic enzyme and supplemental vitamin intake.
Our clinical dietitians work closely with patients before and after surgery to help optimize nutrition status and promote healing and recovery. We collaborate with patients and their caregivers, along with their health care team, to design a tailored nutrition treatment plan.
Our dietitians assist patients undergoing transplant surgery and treatment. We help patients prepare for the complexities of posttransplant care and provide vital nutrition education. Our services include preoperative and postoperative nutrition therapy for bone marrow, heart, kidney, liver, lung and pancreatic transplantation.
Our registered dietitians provide nutrition therapy plans designed to optimize healing and wound care. We help our patients improve their diet to ensure they are getting all of the nutrients needed to heal.