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Nutrition Clinic

See also C.O.A.C.H. (Center for Obesity and its Consequences in Health) Clinic.



Care Provided:

  • Individual nutrition counseling by a registered dietitian are seen in Nutrition Clinic in conjunction with a referral from the primary care physician or ACH physician
  • Feeding problems: underweight, failure to thrive, picky eaters
  • Therapeutic diets: low cholesterol, low sodium, gluten-free, etc.
  • Dietary management of other chronic or acute conditions requiring changes in the family's food habits that need monitoring over time
  • Health promotion through dietary and lifestyle changes
  • Management of enteral and parenteral nutrition plans
  • Weight management of infants/children from birth through 5 years of age who are overweight or obese and for patients greater than 5 years of age waiting to get into the Fitness Clinic


Clinic 5, Sturgis Building, 2nd Floor
ACH Main Campus
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Director of Clinical Nutrition:

Shannon Hendrix, MS, RD, LD

Note: This clinic is available to your child by physician referral. Talk with your child's physician and tell him/her you would like to be referred to ACH. Have the doctor contact the Arkansas Children's Hospital Appointment Center to make a referral at 501-364-4000. If your child does not have a regular physician, please call 501-364-4000 and we will be happy to recommend one in your area.

Arkansas Children's Hospital
1 Children's Way
Little Rock, AR 72202-3591

Call: 501-364-1100
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