Nutrition Services

 

 

Nutrition Services is dedicated to providing and promoting optimal nutritional therapy for its patients & community through expertise, leadership in nutrition services, research and education. We strive to attain the highest quality of care and services through effective and efficient management of resources, systems and changes. We are committed to the education of students, staff skills and knowledge, and supporting community education. 

The Nutrition services provide inpatient nutrition services to all inpatient units in the main hospital, KFSH-East and Children’s Cancer Center.


Have thirty-seven (37) Nutrition Outpatient Clinics are scheduled weekly to cover all medical specialties for both Pediatric & Adult , and covers Day Procedure Center and Emergency Room.

Department programs:

  1. Dietetic Internship Training Program
  2. Nutrition Course for Food Services Diet Clerks
  3. Dietitians’ training program.
  4. Gastrology & metabolic follow ship Nutrition Training program
  5. Summer Trainee Program
  6. Al Faisal University student Educational sessions

Research and studies:

  • Initiation of a research study on ‘low protein food effect on PKU patients’
  • Participating in a Study titled ‘The Effect of Low Protein Products on Patients with Amino Acids Metabolism Disorders’ 
  • Research study ‘Impact of Immunonutrition in Liver Transplant patients’ as a secondary co-investigator
  • Participating in a study (An open Label, Multicenter, Multinational Study of the Safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetics of Asfotase Alfa in infants and children less than 5 years of age with Hypophosphatasia (HPP)).