Dr. Niva

About

Nivedita Jerath, MD, MS

Dr. Nivedita (Niva) Uberoi Jerath is from Augusta, Georgia and found herself blessed to have trained at some of the best institutions in the country– Harvard University (for undergraduate and for neurology residency), Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and University of Iowa for her neuromuscular and clinical neurophysiology fellowships. At the University of Iowa, she received an Muscular Dystrophy Association Grant to study driving ability in patients with CMT1A

Passionate to help her patients, she was honored to be a Director of Neuromuscular Medicine in Orlando where since 2019, she has led her program to be recognized nationally by the Muscular Dystrophy Association, ALS association, Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation, American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America. She is also the principal investigator for multiple neuromuscular clinical trials. She specializes in connecting with her patients and in solving some of the most challenging neuromuscular cases. She wants not only to be an icon for modern neuromuscular medicine but also to celebrate her patients with neuromuscular disorders and to recognize their amazing achievements despite their disabilities that were most often no fault of their own.

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