Department of Dietetics

Dietetic Department is a clinical-support unit which provides medical nutritional therapy for patients as its main activity. Medical nutritional therapy is a combination of nutritional intervention which includes nutritional, medical and behavioural sciences to give a positive impact to the health and wellness of patients. Besides that, it involves nutritional status assessment and dietary counselling and/ or special diet therapy to cure illnesses or for the sake of patients' condition.

Research shows that optimum medical nutritional therapy works well in dealing with illnesses and complication prevention, at the same time saving from high medical costs.

Services provided by Dietetic Department:

i) Clinical Services

• The clinical service has existed in line with the development of medical field which is introduced from time to time. Specialities such as in endocrine, cardiology, renal, oncology, paediatric, geriatric, critical care and surgical has been developed for in and out patient.

ii) Non-clinical Services

• Enteral and infant formula supply for in patients.
• Supervising food services (managed by private companies) for patients, students, staffs and public.

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We provide medical nutrition therapy to patients, which include individual diet education/counseling and nutrition support for the following medical conditions:

  • Diabetes (Type 1 &2, Gestational)
  • Weight Management
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Gout
  • Cancer
  • Liver Diseases
  • Kidney Diseases
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Pediatrics Nutrition
Service Operating Hours >Location
Dietetic Outpatient Service

8.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

8.00 a.m. to 12.15 p.m.
2.45 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Level 1, RUKA

Department of Dietetics,
University Malaya Medical Centre,
Lembah Pantai,59100,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Phone: +60 03-7949 2385


  • Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya,
    Lembah Pantai, 59100,
    Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA


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  • Phone No : 03-79494422
    Fax : 03-79492030