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Nivedita Jerath, MD, MS

* Member of the AdventHealth Medical Group

Medical Director, Neuromuscular

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Nivedita Jerath, MD, MS, is board certified in Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and board certified in electrodiagnostic medicine by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Dr. Jerath was blessed to graduate from Harvard University, where she was an award-winning student and athlete. She earned her medical degree at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and returned to Harvard for her neurology residency. She followed her husband to Iowa City, where she completed consecutive fellowships in neurophysiology and neuromuscular diseases and earned a master’s degree in translational biomedicine at the University of Iowa.

Before moving to Central Florida to serve as a neuromuscular division director, Dr. Jerath served as Director of the Charcot Marie Tooth Association Center of Excellence and as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida.

Passionate about advancing the science behind neuromuscular disorders, Dr. Jerath is currently the medical director of our Neuromuscular Program and enjoys taking care of her patients like family. 

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Medical School 
Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN 

Neurology – Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA 

Clinical Neurophysiology – University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Neuromuscular Diseases – University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 


Peripheral neuropathy, Charcot Marie Tooth disease, Motor neuron disease, Neuromuscular junction disorders, Muscle disease, Hereditary neuromuscular disorders