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Peter Nigrovic | Medical Services

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Peter Nigrovic | Education

Undergraduate School

Amherst College

1989, Amherst, MA

Medical School

Harvard Medical School

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

2006, Boston, MA

Peter Nigrovic | Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Adult Rheumatology)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Rheumatology)

Peter Nigrovic | Professional History

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 the Harvard Combined Med/Peds Program before completing fellowship in pediatric and adult rheumatology at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, joining the staff of both hospitals in 2004. In 2021 he became Chief of the Division of Immunology at Boston Children’s Hospital. He also 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 Professor of Pediatrics and holds the Prince Turki Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud Chair in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

Peter Nigrovic | Publications