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Medical Nutrition Therapy

Food and Nutrition Services
Upstate Health Care Center
90 Presidential Plaza
Syracuse, NY 13202
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Phone: 315 464-4219

The Nappi Wellness Institute and University Hospital Care Center (UHCC) Nutrition Services provides patients with the knowledge and tools needed to manage there medical diagnosis through nutrition. Individual needs are carefully evaluated and a plan is designed that best suits health and lifestyle requirements. Our registered dietitians are committed to helping patients reduce their health risks and improve their quality of life through education, nutritional planning and lifestyle planning.

Medical Nutrition Therapy Brochure

Outpatient Referral Forms below:

Outpatient Nutrition Referral Form - Adult

Outpatient Nutrition referral Form - Pediatric

These forms are for clinics outside the hospital system that may not have access to EPIC . Please print, complete form and fax to 315-464-5115.  You can also find this form with additional referral forms on this web page Forms for Referring Physicians.

Nutritional counseling is available for:

  • Diabetes
  • Weight loss
  • High cholesterol
  • Elevated lipids
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Food allergies
  • Vegetarianism
  • Gluten intolerance
  • Eating disorders
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • GERD
  • Health Eating
  • Other nutritional issues

Office hours: By appointment.
Appointment times are based on individual necessity. Insurance coverage for the dietitian visit is determined by individual policies and medical diagnosis. A physician referral is needed for the initial visit.

For additional information: please call Heather Polcaro at (315) 464-4219 or Julie Mellen at (315) 464-3716