Nathalie Jette

Nathalie Jette, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Neurology
  • PROFESSOR | Population Health Science and Policy



Research Topics:

Coronavirus, Epidemiology, Epilepsy, Global Health, Health Services Research, Healthcare, Neurology, Neurophysiology, Patient Centered Outcomes Research, Psychiatry, Public Health, Seizure

Nathalie Jette, MSc, MD, FRCPC is a Professor of Neurology and Population Health Science & Policy, and the Bludhorn Professor of International Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS). She is a neurologist with epilepsy specialty training from Columbia University. She is a health services researcher, Vice Chair for Clinical Research Neurology and Chief of the Division of Health Outcomes and Knowledge Translation Research across the Mount Sinai HealthSystem.  She is also an adjunct Professor in the Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary in Canada.

She has been the recipient of over 50 research, teaching and clinical awards, including the ILAE Ambassador for Epilepsy Award in 2017. She is past President of the Canadian League Against Epilepsy, immediate past Chair of ILAE North America of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and Chair of the ILAE Standards and Best Practice Council. She is a member of the CLAE and American Epilepsy Society executive committees.  She is an Associate Editor for Epilepsia and sits on the editorial board of JAMA Neurology. She also maintains an active inpatient and outpatient epilepsy practice within the Mount Sinai Health System.

As part of her clinical practice, she sees all those age 12 and older with epilepsy. She has extensive expertise in the management of persons living with epilepsy including but not limited to those with complex epilepsies, drug resistant epilepsy, stroke and epilepsy, autoimmune epilepsy and seizures in neurocritical care settings. She also has expertise in the management of epilepsy in older adults, women's issues in epilepsy, and the workup of those who may be candidates for epilepsy surgery.

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

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



Clinical Focus

  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
  • Electroencephalogram
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG) with video
  • Epilepsy
  • Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS)
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Vagal nerve stimulator (VNS) for epilepsy


MD, University of Ottawa

Residency, Neurology, University of Ottawa

Fellowship, Epilepsy, Columbia University

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