The SGH Dietetics department service is available for all inpatients and outpatients during their treatment in a more professional way giving personalized attention to our patients and families with regards to their diet and well-being.

The objectives of the establishment of Dietetics and Nutritional Department are:
-   To promote optimal nutritional status of patients through medical nutrition therapy.
-   To promote health care education through counseling and seminars.
-   To prepare and serve attractive and satisfying meals under high standards of sanitation for patients.

Our Services & Specialties support for outpatient as well as inpatients :

-   Nutrition assessment/healthy eating
-   Nutrition support/enteral feeding
-   Diabetes and Hypertension
-   Diets for renal disease
-   Suitable diets for various gastrointestinal disorders e.g. celiac diseases, IBD, IBS, constipation
-   Weight and lipid management
-   Food allergy/intolerance
-   Metabolic diseases which require dietary manipulation
-   Diets for neurological diseases e.g. stroke
-   Diet and arthritis
-   Diet and Cancer
-   Pregnancy, Lactating mothers
-   Paediatric counselling for infants, school going toddlers, adolescents
-   Disorders of liver, pancreas and gallbladder
-   Eating disorders
-   Pre/post operation diet as per doctor’s advice
-   Diets for specific patient groups (elderly, children, pregnant women)
-   Diet for nutritional deficiencies for vitamins and minerals e.g. anemia, hypocalcaemia, hyperurecemia etc.
-   Any others which requires nutritional counselling.

Diet Counseling - Inpatients
-   Daily visit by dietician
-   Nutritional assessment of all patient at time of admission and daily assessment thereafter
-   Diet planning of meals according to therapeutic needs.
-   Patient and family education.

Diet Counseling - Outpatients
-   Walk in or referrals
-   Advice on dietary instructions to be followed
-   Physician - Dietician - Patient team approach
-   Diet counseling done to the patients according to their physical condition or on the advice of the treating consultant.
-   Printed diet chart and instructions to the patients after explaining about their diets.

Referrals are accepted in writing by a Consultant or GP for out patients. GP and self-referrals are welcome; however, these consultations are not covered by your medical insurance company.

Service Hours
Daily (6 Days / week) -  9:00 am to 9:00 pm

Contact Us
Phone: +971 4389 0000
Email :


Al Barsha 3, Hessa Street 331 West Off Exit 36 Sheikh Zayed Road, Opposite of American School of Dubai,
P.O.Box No.  - 391093, Dubai, UAE

Dietetics Center, Saudi German Hospital, Dubai