Frequently Asked Questions
My office is located at 1149 Lincoln Ave. Lockport, NY 14094. When you enter the building, please check in with a receptionist.
Fill out any necessary paperwork that was emailed at least 48 hours before your appointment. Call to verify in insurance benefits. Bring a copy of your insurance cards and a list of medications and supplements.
Follow up appointments are usually 30 minutes to 1 hour. We will review the information provided at the previous appointment and determine if goals and strategies are working.
Initial appointments last 50-90 minutes. We will review current area of concern and any medical history that is relevant. We will determine what you hope to achieve in nutrition counseling and set appropriate personalized goals. Nutrition education, worksheets, goal sheets, meal planning strategies will be provided. A follow up appointment is then made.
Registered Dietitians are uniquely trained to understand the metabolic needs of the body and how the food we eat and our lifestyle can affect the different systems of the body. All Registered Dietitians will have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree and receive at least 1000 hours of training in the various roles a Dietitian may be employed as.
Most insurances do not need a referral. Medicare does need a referral.
A referral can be faxed to 855-434-9041
You can make an appointment through this website or by calling 716-478-0983
Usually the initial appointment lasts an hour. At this appointment we will explore your desires, goals and history.
Many insurances cover Medical Nutrition Therapy. They have identified this service as a preventative and many cover the visits 100 percent. Some insurances may have a copay associated with this service. Some may have this service go towards the deductible in your plan. You should check with your individual carrier for coverage information.