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Health Services

Pediatric Nutrition

The Pediatric Dietitian at Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth provides a comprehensive range of outpatient nutrition care to infants, toddlers, children and teens.

We care for children with a variety of conditions including:

  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
  • Food Allergies
  • GI Complications
    • GERD
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Celiac Disease
    • Short Gut Syndrome
    • Malabsorption
    • Constipation
  • Feeding Difficulties (with Psychology Consult)
  • Vitamin and Mineral Deficiency
  • Enteral or Parenteral Nutrition Support

Referral Instructions

Tricare Prime from Military Treatment Facilities

Your Primary Care Provider will submit the referral to Health Net Federal Services (HNFS). Call the Hampton Roads Appointment Center (HRAC)at 1-866-645-4584 in 48 hours to schedule your appointment. Everyone must call within 28 days or your referral will be closed.

Tricare Prime from civilian offices

Your Primary Care Provider will submit the referral to HNFS. Call HNFS at 1-877-TRICARE in 4 working days for information related to your appointment.

Tricare Standard

Your Primary Care Provider will submit the referral to HNFS. You will receive a letter in approximately 10 days with information on how to schedule your appointment. You can call HNFS at 1-877-TRICARE to check the status of your referral.

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(757) 953-0206


Peds Specialty Clinic


Monday through Friday

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Availability of Services

Our services are available to all dependent children of the military.
*Updated 27 March 2023
Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.