Cesar Fors Nieves, MD

Cesar Fors Nieves, MD

Specializing In

  • Arthritis & Rheumatic Diseases

Biography

Dr. César Fors is a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU and former Associate Program Director of the Rheumatology Fellowship Program at the Division of Rheumatology of the NYU School of Medicine. Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, he attended the University of Michigan where he pursued his undergraduate degree. He received his medical degree from New Jersey Medical School and completed his internal medicine residency at Temple University Hospital in North Philadelphia, where he then served as Chief Resident. He completed his rheumatology fellowship at NYU Rheumatology Division and was selected Chief Fellow.

Throughout his career, Dr. Fors has had a strong commitment to work with under-served urban communities in large safety-net hospitals. For this reason, Dr. Fors continued his work at NYU Langone Health, establishing clinics at both Bellevue Hospital and Gouverneur Medical Center prior to joining the Concorde Medical Group. Additionally, he is a peer-reviewed author and has published articles and chapters in rheumatology journals and textbooks. Dr. Fors has also had several appearances on Sirius FM’s Doctor Radio. He is very interested in medical education and continues to teach and train medical students, residents and fellows at the NYU Langone Health.

Dr. Fors is board certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology with a practice limited to rheumatology. He sees patients with all forms of rheumatologic conditions ranging from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, vasculitis and other rheumatic diseases. He is proficient in musculoskeletal ultrasound and incorporates it into his practice. Dr. Fors is a native speaker of both English and Spanish.

Medical School

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, MD 2009

Internship

Temple University Hospital, Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA – 2009-2010

Residency

Temple University Hospital, Internal Medicine, Philadelphia, PA – 2010-2012

Fellowship

NYU Langone Health, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Rheumatology, New York, NY 2013-2015

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, 2015
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2012