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Nutrition Clinic

The GI-Nutrition team at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center is committed to excellence in patient care, education, and research. This experienced team is supported by gastroenterology and hepatology physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses certified in nutrition support, and dietitians in outpatient and inpatient setting. The GI-Nutrition team provides comprehensive patient care, develops individualized nutrition therapy, and offers nutrition counseling and education to the patients and their families. This team specializes in the evaluation and management of malnutrition, failure to thrive, short bowel syndrome, intestinal failure and rehabilitation, short and long term TPN. The team has expertise in the medical management of obesity and post gastric bypass nutrition support, nutrition support in complex patients with cirrhosis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, enterocutaneous fistula, ostomy as well common and rare macro-and micronutrient deficiencies. This team also offers enteral tube feeding support in outpatient and inpatient setting. Additionally, GI-nutrition team is a useful resource supporting other services including bariatric surgery, medical and surgical oncology, bone marrow and solid organ transplant, and primary care providers. The GI-Nutrition team is dedicated to serving our community and keeping with the Division’s tradition of excellence.