Nitika Ghattaura

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases


Administrator Info
Name: Drew Keup

Dr. Ghattaura earned her MBBS from the Government Medical College in Amritsar, India in 2006. She did an Externship in Internal Medicine at Providence Hospital in Washington, DC in 2011 and the completed her Internal Medicine Residency at George Washington University in 2014. She came to the University of Minnesota in as a fellow in the Rheumatology Fellowship Program in 2014, which she graduated from in 2016. After five years as a University of Minnesota Physicians rheumatologist at Maple Grove, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Ghattaura to the Division of Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases as an academic physician and Assistant Professor. Dr. Ghattaura is also trained in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, which has become a focal training area for our Rheumatology Fellowship Program.

Teaching Summary

Education of Rheumatology fellows, Internal Medicine residents and medical students in rheumatic and autoimmune diseases

Clinical Summary

Inflammatory arthritis; inflammatory eye diseases; Systemic lupus; Sjogren's, Systemic Sclerosis; Gout; vasculitis


MBBS, Government Medical College, Amritsar

Honors and Recognition

Best Resident Award of the Year, George Washington University
Top Doctors Rising Stars (2020, 2021), Minneapolis-Saint Paul Magazine

Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians
American College of Rheumatology