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Nutrition & Weight Management

The Team

Caroline Apovian, MD, FACN
Director of Nutrition & Weight Management

Nawfal Istfan, MD, PhD
Nutrition Physician Specialist

Dong Wook Kim, MD
Nutrition Physician Specialist

Kenya Palmer, MS, FNP

Victoria Coffey, NP-BC

Donald T. Hess, MD, FACS

Brian Carmine, MD

Cullen Carter, MD


Preston Family Building
2nd floor, 732 Harrison Avenue

Patients only accepted to program through referral
Call: 617.638.7470
Fax: 617.638.7449

Refer a Patient

To be seen by a member of our team you will need a referral from your primary care physician (PCP) with a medical diagnosis and the type of nutritional counseling you are being recommended for.

If your PCP is located on the BMC campus, ask him/her to send the referral via Logician. Otherwise, referrals can be faxed to 617.638.7449 or mailed to:

Boston Medical Center
Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition and Weight Management
Preston Family Building, 2nd floor
732 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Attn: Stephanie Spaide, MS RD LDN

Our office will contact you upon receipt of the referral

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