Nutrition Services Department
PMC Nutrition Services
115 Porter Drive
Middlebury Vermont 05753
Clinical Dietitian Services are provided at the University of Vermont Medical Center Health Network – Porter Medical Center by registered and state certified Dietitians with specialized training in the role of food and nutrition and the therapeutic management
Your physician will predetermine the diet that is best for you upon your admission. Please let us know if you have any allergens, cultural needs or other reasons to avoid certain foods, our Nutrition Services team will work with your personal preferences
All inpatients are screened for their nutritional risks as part of the admission process. For a patient at nutritional risk, an appropriate plan of care will be developed by trained Registered Dietitians (RD), and other members of the interdisciplinary team. Patients may also receive nutrition intervention upon personal request. We strive to include family and other caregivers in a patient’s nutritional care.
Additionally, Dietitians advise individuals about recommended diets for:
During your visit
To schedule an appointment with a clinical dietitian at UVMHN Porter Medical Center, please call
802-388-4776, Monday-Friday from 8am - 4pm (All appointments must be scheduled in advance.)
For an individual appointment, a physician referral is required by billing insurance carriers — providing that Medical Nutrition Therapy is a covered benefit in the plan. Please check your plan for coverage. Medicare will cover Medical Nutrition Therapy for diabetes and renal disease only.
For patients outside the UVMHN Porter Medical Center, please fax a copy of the referral and pertinent, recent medical records and lab reports to 802-388-4776.