Nutrition

Get personalized diet and nutrition counseling from registered dietitians

Nutrition at Mount Auburn Hospital

You have unique nutritional needs. At Mount Auburn Hospital, our dietitians provide nutrition therapy if you are:

  • A patient
  • Referred for outpatient nutrition counseling
  • A patient of Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home

Conditions We Treat

We provide expert guidance for concerns such as:

  • Weight Control
  • Diabetes: Type I, Type II, Gestational Diabetes
  • Food sensitivities and intolerances
  • Gastrointestinal disease: irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis, celiac disease and gluten intolerance, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis
  • Heart disease: high cholesterol, high blood pressure, coronary heart failure
  • Pregnancy nutrition
  • PCOS
  • Kidney disease

Inpatient Services

Our registered dietitians provide you with the highest quality of care. They work closely with physicians, nurses and other allied health professionals to meet your nutritional needs during your stay.

Outpatient Services: The Nutrition Clinic at Mount Auburn Hospital

Do you have health concerns that can be improved with a better diet? As an outpatient, you’ll be able to work with one of our nutrition counseling service dietitians. You can schedule outpatient counseling through a referral from your primary care physician, nurse practitioner or Ob/Gyn, or call 617-499-5189.

Your First Appointment

Your first visit with the outpatient dietitian will take about an hour. It will include a complete nutritional assessment. Any follow-up appointments will be 30 minutes long.

Insurance Information

Most insurance policies require a referral from your primary care physician for outpatient nutrition services. We can answer any questions on coverage when you call to make an appointment. Medicare A & B coverage for nutrition counseling for patients with diabetes or chronic kidney disease diagnosis.

Online Resources

For additional information on diets and nutrition, here are a list of trusted sources:

Empowering the Next Generation of Dietitians

Mount Auburn Hospital is a teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School. We proudly offer an accredited postgraduate Dietetic Internship. Our interns provide you with the best care possible. We're committed to teaching them to excel in a variety of clinical environments.

Make an Appointment

To speak with a member of our team, please call give us a call.

Services We Offer

Mount Auburn Hospital dietitians offer other services to support your diet and nutrition needs:

  • Elimination diets
  • Functional medicine nutrition
  • Integrative nutrition
  • Low FODMAP diet
  • Nutritional supplements

Meet Our Dietitians

Emily Lotterhand, MBA, RD, LDN Clinical Nutrition Manager
Director, Dietetic Internship
Robin Goldstein, MA, RD, LDN Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Services, Beth Israel Lahey Health at Home Dietitian
Megan Leighton, RD, LDN Oncology Dietitian
Jane Chuanchi Lin, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC Inpatient Clinical Dietitian 
Caroline Loveland, RD, LDN, CNSC Inpatient Clinical Dietitian
Kayla Dankese, RD, LDN, CNSC Inpatient Clinical Dietitian
Connor Hogan, RD, LDN Inpatient Clinical Dietitan

Featured Location

Beth Israel Lahey Health Primary Care – The Marino Center for Integrative Health Address Icon 725 Concord Avenue
Suite 4200
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone Icon 617-661-6225