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Nilasha Ghosh, MD, MS, RhUSMS

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About Dr. Ghosh

Dr. Nilasha Ghosh is an Assistant Attending Rheumatologist at HSS, as well as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. She specializes in the care of various rheumatic conditions and also works closely with the physicians at Weill Cornell and Memorial Sloan Kettering to take care of patients with complications of their rheumatic diseases. 

Dr. Ghosh, a former fellow at HSS, has spent her career taking care of patients with rheumatologic disease and focuses on a comprehensive approach to patient care with both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies. Being a former varsity athlete at Stanford University, she understands the importance of physical function to maintaining one’s health. She also received her Masters in clinical research from Weill Cornell Medical College. Her research interests include inflammatory arthritis, rheumatic complications from checkpoint inhibitors and medical education.

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Specialized Centers

Inflammatory Arthritis Center

Special Expertise

Autoimmune complications of cancer therapies
General rheumatology
Giant cell arteritis
Inflammatory myositis
Interstitial lung disease
Polymyalgia rheumatica
Psoriatic arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Systemic lupus erythematosus


Joint aspiration
Joint injection
Trigger finger injection
USSONAR certified

Patient Stories


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Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Fellow Award, 2021


University of California, Irvine, 2015


Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2016


Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2018


Hospital for Special Surgery, 2021

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Ghosh

Professional Education

Selected Journal Articles

Selected Books/Chapters

Ghosh N, Bass AR. Rheumatic Complications of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors. Med Clin North Am. 2021
Mar;105(2):227-245. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2020.09.009. PMID: 33589099.


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Ghosh as of March 23, 2023.

  • American College of Rheumatology (ACR) - Honoraria
  • Musculo - Consultant

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

Dr. Ghosh in the News