Joan Miravite Harper
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Joan Miravite Harper, DNP


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About Me

Joan Miravite, DNP, has over 20 years of experience in the evaluation, programming and management of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease, Essential Tremor and Dystonia.  Her clinical expertise as a DBS programmer has allowed her to improve the quality of life of patients with disabling and advanced movement disorders.  She has built a strong DBS Program at Mount Sinai by educating physicians, nurse practitioners, students and patients about DBS.  She is heavily involved in the training of Movement Disorder Fellows on management of patients with DBS. 

Dr. Miravite has presented at local, regional and national CME meetings on DBS programming and management.  She has been invited to serve as member of multiple advisory groups to the Parkinson Foundation, the New York State Department of Health Advisory Workgroup for Neurodegenerative Diseases and is co-facilitator for the Movement Disorder Special Focus Group of the AANN.  She is currently director for the Greater New York City Chapter of the AANN.  She serves as an invited member of multiple foundation advisory and review boards.  She has earned numerous state, regional and national awards for education, clinical care and patient advocacy. 

She was voted by her peers to the role of Chair-Elect of the American Academy of Neurology Consortium of Neurology Advanced Practice Providers.  She will assume the role of Chair in 2023 and serve on the Medical Economics and Practice Committee.  Dr. Miravite is also invited faculty for the Parkinson Foundation Allied Team in Training for Parkinson’s (ATTP) Program.  ATTP is a national training program that utilizes a team-based approach in which medical professionals from diverse disciplines learn leading techniques in Parkinson’s disease care.

Dr. Miravite offers telemedicine appointments when appropriate.  Please call her office to schedule a video visit.

Dr. Miravite is registered to provide telehealth services in Florida.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neurology, Movement Disorders
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West