One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Katherine G Nickerson, MD

One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, more

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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Katherine G Nickerson, MD

Dr. Nickerson's clinical interests are in general rheumatology, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, vasculitis and differential diagnosis. She has a background in both basic immunology and clinical rheumatology.

She is a member of the Academy of Clinical Excellence and the Apgar Academy of Educators. She has twice been awarded the Charles W. Bohmfalk Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching. She has been listed multiple years as one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors in New York and as well as a Best Doctor in America.

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Specialties & Expertise

  • Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Vasculitis


  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Medical School: University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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