Proper nutrition is a crucial part of recovery — and an important part of daily life. That’s why your health professionals at Arnold Palmer Hospital work hand-in-hand with your child and family to set kids up for success. We have a team of dietitians who are board certified in nutrition support, pediatrics and diabetes. And in both an inpatient and outpatient setting, they specialize in complementary care for:
- Congenital heart defects
- Cystic fibrosis
- Gastrointestinal system diseases
- Kidney diseases
Each of our critical care units is staffed with dietitians. In addition, the dietitians at Arnold Palmer Hospital participate in educating future pediatric dietitians through affiliations with Florida State University and the University of Florida.
Programs and Clinics
Center for Pediatric Digestive Health and Nutrition
This outpatient clinic supports gastrointestinal, liver and nutritional health counseling. Available at 321.841.3338, appointments to this clinic require a referral.
Endocrinology and Diabetes Center
Another of Arnold Palmer Hospital’s outpatient clinics, this center provides care and treatment for puberty disorders, diabetes and more. Available at 321.841.3303, appointments to this clinic require a referral.
Feeding Difficulties Center
The care professionals at the work with children learning or re-learning the skills of eating. Learn more by contacting 321.841.7116.
Hewell Kids’ Kidney Center
Treating a variety of kidney issues, the Hewell Kids’ Kidney Centeris dedicated to children managing congenital or acquired renal disease. Available at 321.841.7970, appointments to this clinic require a referral.
Inpatient Nutritional Services
From nutritional assessments to intervention, education and more, this program supports the nutritional needs of the inpatient population. Find support today by calling 321.841.2419.
Ketogenic Diet Program
For patients with epilepsy, this program has been shown to reduce the frequency of seizures in children dramatically. Find out more by calling 321.841.1179.