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Riverside Medical Center's patients have access to advanced technology and a healthcare plan
specifically designed for their successful treatment and recovery. From admission until
discharge and beyond, Riverside Medical Center's teammates focus on exceptional care, close to home.

Patient Portal

Keep up with your personal health information by using the patient portal. We've made accessing your health records easy, but your information is still entirely private and confidential. See and manage lab results, perscriptions, billing, immunizations records, surgical history, past procedures, discharge instructions and more.
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Nutritional Services



Manager: Karen Schilling

Hours: Everyday, 6am-6pm
Phone: (985) 795-4125, (985) 795-4126, (985) 795-4127

Riverside Medical Center Nutritional ServicesDepartment provides meals for inpatients, outpatients, physicians, team members, auxiliary, staff and other guests of the hospital.

Medical Nutritional Therapy is an important part of your care at Riverside Medical Center. Meals served are tasty, as well as attractive. Patients are offered meals for balanced nutrition in accordance with current nutritional guidelines and physician specification. Patients are visited by Nutritional Services Staff for individual food preferences which are honored within diet guidelines.

The cafeteria offers meals daily from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Nutritional Counseling and Medical Nutrition Therapy:

  •  Available with a physician's order.
  • The fee is $75.00 for a one hour appointment.
  • Education and meal plans are individualized by a registered Dietitian.

Counseling is done on a one-to-one basis covering such topic/diseases as Diabetes, HTN and Obesity.
Medical Nutritional Therapy is provided through nutritional assessments, recommendations, and education. Outpatient Nutritional Counseling is provided with a physician or health care provider referral. Individual consultation is available for weight loss, weight gain, high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney disease, and abnormal cholesterol levels.Call (985)795-4257 to schedule an appointment.


1900 S. Main Street
Franklinton, Louisiana 70438