Dr. Miller graduated from Brandeis University in 1964 and received his MD degree from New York University School of Medicine in 1968. Following his residency in neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he received additional postdoctoral training in neurovirology and immunology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health and at Einstein. During this time, he was the recipient of a fellowship from the National MS Society. In March, 2004, Dr. Miller assumed the position of Medical Director of the Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. For 23 years prior to that, he headed the Division of Neurology at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY where he continues to serve as co-director of the MS Care Center. Dr. Miller is also a Professor of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York.
Dr. Miller became the chief medical officer of the National MS Society in October 2001 and continues to serve as its senior medical advisor. He also served as chairman of the National Clinical Advisory Board of the NMSS from 2001 through 2009. He served as chairman of the Clinical Advisory Committee of the New York Chapter of the NMSS from 1991–2004. He formerly served as the chairman of the Professional Education Committee of the NMSS and is a past president of the Consortium of MS Centers. He was the first chairman of the Multiple Sclerosis section of the American Academy of Neurology. He has participated in numerous clinical trials of new treatments for MS. He has authored two books, Multiple Sclerosis in Clinical Practice, with colleagues Fred Lublin and Patricia Coyle and Neuroimmunology as part of the What Do I Do Now? Series with Tracy DeAngelis. He has also published many articles and chapters on MS and other neurological subjects. He developed and for many years participated in a popular seminar at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology entitled MS: Patient Management, for four years directed a course entitled Update on Multiple Sclerosis, and then for four years directed a course on “Hot Topics in Multiple Sclerosis.” In 2010, he introduced a new course for the AAN annual meeting entitled “Multiple Sclerosis Essentials.”
Dr. Miller is also very active with the American Academy of Neurology, for which he served as a member of the Board of Directors from 2009—2013 and currently serves at the Secretary of that Board. He recently completed 10 years as Editor of Continuum, the bimonthly continuing education publication of the AAN, and currently serves as Editor of Continuum Audio. He was a member of the Education Committee from 1989—2009 and the Meeting Management Committee from 1997–2009. From 1997—2003, he served as Co-chairman of the Education Committee and Chairman of the Annual Meeting Subcommittee. Prior to assuming that position, he served as chairman of the Program Accreditation and Development Subcommittee.
Dr. Miller has been cited by New York Magazine in its list of Top Doctors from 2008—2012 and has been included in Castle Connolly’s book of America’s Top Doctors in 2009–2013.