Katherine G Nickerson, MD

Internal Medicine
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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.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Vasculitis

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

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

Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
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