Dr. Mejia cares for people living with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. Her research focuses on developing interventions to allow everyone to experience timely neurologic diagnoses, excellent neurology care, and optimal health.



Clinical Interests
  • Parkinson's disease; parkinsonism; atypical parkinsonism
  • Progressive supranuclear palsy; multiple systems atrophy
  • Tremor; essential tremor; medication-related tremor
  • Chorea; Huntington disease; Wilson disease
  • Dystonia, myoclonus, ataxia
  • Tardive dyskinesia
  • Gait disorders
  • Medication-related movement disorders
  • Psychogenic movement disorders
  • Other movement disorders
Medical Education
  • MD, Escuela de Medicina Ignacio Santos
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Neurology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Gateway
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Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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Nicte I. Mejia, M.D. M.P.H. is Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, and Director of Neurology Community Health, Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Mejia was born in Guatemala of Mexican and Salvadorian parents. She grew up in Mexico where she graduated medical school with Honors from the Monterrey Institute of Technology. Dr. Mejia obtained Neurology and Movement Disorders subspecialty training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, as well as a degree of Master of Public Health from Harvard University. Dr. Mejia cares for a culturally diverse group of people living with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. She conducts health services research to develop interventions that improve neurology care for everyone. Her research is particularly important for non-English speaking and other minority patients as they often face greater challenges to access neurology care and have optimal neurological health. Dr. Mejia's research has been funded by the American Brain Foundation, the Rappaport Foundation, Harvard Medical School, the National Parkinson Foundation, the Patient Centered Outcomes Institute, and the National Institutes of Health. 

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Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr. Mejia's research aims to establish scientifically-founded interventions that will provide timely diagnoses, excellent care, and optimal health to people living with Parkinson's disease and other neurologic conditions. Her research is particularly important for non-English speaking and other minority patients as they often face more challenges towards accessing neurology care and having optimal neurologic health. A career in neurology, subspecialty in movement disorders, practical experience conducting movement disorders clinical trials, and public health research training solidify her capability and motivation to successfully pursue this research. She has received funding from the American Academy of Neurology, the Rappaport Foundation, Harvard Medical School, the National Institutes of Health, the Patient Centered Outcomes Institute, and the National Parkinson Foundation. Current projects include a collaboration with the National Parkinson Foundation, supported by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), to evaluate the role of telemedicine in providing neurology "virtual house calls" to people living with Parkinson's disease across the United States.

View my most recent publications at PubMed

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  • Community Health

    MGH doctors Nicte Mejia-Gonzalez and Marie Pasinski talk about providing neurological care to patients at MGH Community Health Care centers.


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