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Nivedita Jerath, MD, MS

* Member of the AdventHealth Medical Group

Medical Director, Neuromuscular

Nivedita Jerath, MD, MS, is a board-certified neurologist with outstanding credentials and a special interest in helping patients with hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies. Growing up in Augusta, Georgia, she was a nationally ranked tennis player who decided to follow in her mother’s footsteps and become a neurologist. A proud graduate of 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 next 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.

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Education

Medical School 
Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN 

Residencies 
Neurology – Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA 

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

Specialty

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