John F. Nitsche, M.D.

John F. Nitsche, M.D., RMSK, RhMUS is a native of the Pittsburgh area of Pennsylvania. He is a Rheumatologist, Immunologist, and registered Musculoskeletal Ultrasonographer who has practiced medicine in the Metairie area since 1983. A graduate of Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, he completed his Internal Medicine residency at Tulane Affiliated Hospitals in New Orleans, LA. He subsequently completed an NIH sponsored Rheumatology Fellowship at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, CA, and then an Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at Rush Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

Dr. Nitsche is Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Rheumatology Subspecialty. He is also a Diplomat of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology.

Dr. Nitsche is also a Registered Musculoskeletal Sonographer. His practice is presently the only facility in Louisiana that is by accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) in Dedicated Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. He has passed the registry examination in Musculoskeletal Sonography given by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), and is credentialed with RMSK (Registry Musculoskeletal Ultrasound) designation. He is the only Rheumatologist in the state of Louisiana who has received The American College of Rheumatology Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology (RhMUS).