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Thomas P. Nigra

Chairman, Department of Dermatology
Director, Dermatology Residency Program

Education & Training

  • BA: St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pa., 1963
  • MD: University of Pennsylvania, 1967
  • Internship: New York Hospital (Cornell University), 1967-68
  • Dermatology Resident: Massachusetts General Hospital, 1968-69, 1972-73
  • Fellow-Teaching: Harvard Medical School, 1968-69
  • Clinical Associate: National Institutes of Health, 1969-72
Selected Current Professional Appointments
  • Dermatology Residency Director, Washington Hospital Center
  • Clinical Professor of Dermatology, The George Washington University Medical Center
  • American Board of Dermatology, 1973
Selected Current Professional Activities/Committees
  • Research Committee, MedStar Health Research Institute
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • D.C. Dermatological Society
  • Clinicopathological Society
  • Medical Society of the District of Columbia

Dr. Nigra is active in the residency program. He teaches and advises residents through his participation in conferences, daily rounds, and outpatient office visits. He also guides resident involvement in clinical research.