Undergraduate Degree

  • Amherst College , 1989 , Amherst , MA

Medical School

  • Harvard Medical School , 1995 , Boston , MA


  • Massachusetts General Hospital , 1996 , Boston , MA


  • Massachusetts General Hospital , 1999 , Boston , MA


  • Brigham & Women's Hospital , 2004 , Boston , MA


  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2004 , Boston , MA


Dr. Nigrovic graduated from Amherst College in philosophy and obtained his medical doctorate at Harvard Medical School. He trained in pediatrics and internal medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital before completing fellowship in pediatric and adult rheumatology at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He joined the staff of both hospitals in 2004 and is currently Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard School. He directs the Brigham’s Center for Adults with Pediatric Rheumatic Illness (CAPRI), specializing in the long-term care of individuals with childhood-onset rheumatic disease. In his academic work, he directs the Nigrovic laboratory, a basic and translational research group focused on mechanisms of inflammation in arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. He is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.


  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Adult Rheumatology