Pediatric Nutrition

Working closely with your family and your child’s referring physician, experienced UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center pediatric dietitians (registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration) provide a broad range of nutritional services.

Pediatric Nutrition Clinic

Conditions we treat include:

  • Growth issues (see information about our Growth and Nutrition Clinic below) 
  • Diabetes
  • Feeding problems
  • Enteral and parenteral feedings
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Food allergies and intolerance
  • Overweight and obesity (see information about our Good Fit program below)
  • Constipation/diarrhea
  • High-risk infants
  • Eating disorders
  • Picky eaters

Additional Nutrition Clinics

Growth and Nutrition Clinic
Qualifying children from birth to 7 years old can be seen in our Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Growth and Nutrition Clinic. This clinic includes a dietitian, behavioral psychologist, nurse and social worker who help children with difficulty gaining weight or weight loss.

Feeding Clinic
In the Feeding Clinic, a nurse practitioner, dietitian, occupational therapist and speech therapist conduct a complete evaluation for infants and children with oral motor difficulties that make eating difficult.

Good Fit Teen Weight and Wellness Clinic
Created specifically for adolescents who are struggling with obesity and its side effects, the Good Fit Teen Weight and Wellness Clinic is a multidisciplinary program that helps teens create and reach their own personal goals while decreasing their risk for developing medical health problems.

Email us with general questions about our services.



Appointments: 855-UMASS-MD

Children's Medical Center
University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655


Children's Hospital Association 


Call: 774-442-5695 (schedule or change appointment)

Call: 774-443-3888 (to speak with your child’s dietitian)