Jamie Roberts Mitchell, MD

Jamie Roberts Mitchell, MD

Attending Neuro-ophthalmologist
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital

Dr. Mitchell practices neuro-ophthalmology at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. As a neuro-ophthalmologist, she specializes in the diagnosis and management of visual problems that may be related to brain disease including double vision, visual field loss, sudden vision loss, abnormal appearing optic nerves, abnormal pupils, nystagmus (abnormal eye movements), and eye pain or headache. She also specializes in visual symptoms associated with neurologic conditions and medical conditions such as

  • Vision loss, double vision, and other symptoms of the visual system in multiple sclerosis.
  • Double vision, proptosis and visual loss in Graves disease.
  • Visual symptoms including field loss in traumatic brain injury and stroke.
  • Transient vision loss related to a variety of conditions including migraine, stroke, or giant cell arteritis.

Dr. Mitchell is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, and the New York State Ophthalmological Society. She has presented posters at national meetings published articles in peer reviewed journals

Training and Experience

Jamie Mitchell received her B.S. from Duke University (NC) where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Minneapolis. Dr. Mitchell did her medical internship at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis and went on to complete her ophthalmology residency at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Mitchell underwent an additional one year fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical College where she received further specialized in neuro-ophthalmology.

Research

  • Corresponding Ganglion Cell Atrophy in Patients with Postgeniculate Homonymous Vision Loss. Mitchell JR, Oliveira C, Tsouris A, Dinkin MJ.
    • Poster presentation at international meeting: North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) 2014
    • Poster Presentation at international meeting: The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2014.
    • Under revision for publication in Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology

Publications

Mitchell JR, Montezuma S, and Lee M. Birdshot retinochoroidopathy in the absence of typical chorioretinal lesions. Vision Pan-America Dec 2014;13(4).

Mitchell JR, Krashin-Bichler I, Rosenblum M, Diamond EL, Dinkin MJ.Giant cell arteritis presenting with bilateral orbital inflammatory disease and enhancing superficial temporal arteries. Practical Neurology 2014;14(6):446-7.

Kraus CL, Salazar NC, Mitchell JR, Florin WD, Guenther B, Brady D, Swartzwelder SH, White AM. Inconsistencies Between Actual and Estimated Blood Alcohol Concentrations in a Field Study of College Students: Do Students Really Know How Much They Drink? Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2005 Sep;29(9):1672-6.

White AM, Kraus CL, Flom JD, Kestenbaum LA, Mitchell JR, Shah K, Swartzwelder HS. College Students Lack Knowledge of Standard Drink Volumes: Implications for Definitions of Risky Drinking Based on Survey Data. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2005 Apr;29(4):631-8.

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