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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Bartels received her medical training at Creighton University and completed a residency, internship and fellowship at UW Hospital and Clinics.


Rheumatology and Arthritis

UW Health Clinics

West Clinic
(608) 263-7577 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, 2001


Madison Magazine Top Docs 2016

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2014

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Programs & Conditions

PubMed Articles
Caldera F Saha S Wald A Cooley DM Zhao YQ Li Z Bartels CM . Comparing guideline-based care quality for inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis patients within a medical home. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Jun;10(6):759-66
[PubMed ID: 27029237]
Medlin JL Hansen KE Fitz SR Bartels CM . A systematic review and meta-analysis of cutaneous manifestations in late- versus early-onset systemic lupus erythematosus. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2016 Jun;45(6):691-7
[PubMed ID: 26972993]
Bartels CM Roberts TJ Hansen KE Jacobs EA Gilmore A Maxcy C Bowers BJ . Rheumatologist and Primary Care Management of Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Patient and Provider Perspectives. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Apr;68(4):415-23
[PubMed ID: 26315715]
Ho AK Bartels CM Thorpe CT Pandhi N Smith MA Johnson HM . Achieving Weight Loss and Hypertension Control Among Obese Adults: A US Multidisciplinary Group Practice Observational Study. Am J Hypertens. 2016 Feb 24;
[PubMed ID: 26917445]
Johnson SL Palta M Bartels CM Thorpe CT Weiss JM Smith MA . Examining systemic steroid Use in older inflammatory bowel disease patients using hurdle models: a cohort study. BMC Pharmacol Toxicol. 2015 Dec 8;16:34
[PubMed ID: 26643112]
Trowbridge E Bartels CM Koslov S Kamnetz S Pandhi N . Development and Impact of a Novel Academic Primary Care Compensation Model. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Dec;30(12):1865-70
[PubMed ID: 26071004]
Johnson HM Bartels CM Thorpe CT Schumacher JR Pandhi N Smith MA . Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Rates Between Systolic and Diastolic Hypertension in Young Adults: A Multidisciplinary Observational Study. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2015 Nov;17(11):885-94
[PubMed ID: 26073687]
Johnson SL Bartels CM Palta M Thorpe CT Weiss JM Smith MA . Biological and steroid use in relationship to quality measures in older patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a US Medicare cohort study. BMJ Open. 2015 Sep 7;5(9):e008597
[PubMed ID: 26346875]
Jafri K Taylor L Nezamzadeh M Baker JF Mehta NN Bartels C Williams CT Ogdie A . Management of hyperlipidemia among patients with rheumatoid arthritis in the primary care setting. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015 Sep 3;16:237
[PubMed ID: 26336889]
Bartels CM Wong JC Johnson SL Thorpe CT Barney NP Sheibani N Smith MA . Rheumatoid arthritis and the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2015 Aug;54(8):1415-9
[PubMed ID: 25731768]
Holden TR Smith MA Bartels CM Campbell TC Yu M Kind AJ . Hospice Enrollment, Local Hospice Utilization Patterns, and Rehospitalization in Medicare Patients. J Palliat Med. 2015 Jul;18(7):601-12
[PubMed ID: 25879990]
Bartels CM Singh JA Parperis K Huber K Rosenthal AK . Validation of administrative codes for calcium pyrophosphate deposition: a Veterans Administration study. J Clin Rheumatol. 2015 Jun;21(4):189-92
[PubMed ID: 26010181]
Magnan EM Gittelson R Bartels CM Johnson HM Pandhi N Jacobs EA Smith MA . Establishing chronic condition concordance and discordance with diabetes: a Delphi study. BMC Fam Pract. 2015 Mar 28;16:42
[PubMed ID: 25887080]
Magnan EM Palta M Johnson HM Bartels CM Schumacher JR Smith MA . The impact of a patient's concordant and discordant chronic conditions on diabetes care quality measures. J Diabetes Complications. 2015 Mar;29(2):288-94
[PubMed ID: 25456821]
Carnes M Bartels CM Kaatz A Kolehmainen C . Why is John More Likely to Become Department Chair Than Jennifer? Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc. 2015;126:197-214
[PubMed ID: 26330674]
Bartels CM Johnson H Voelker K Thorpe C McBride P Jacobs EA Pandhi N Smith M . Impact of rheumatoid arthritis on receiving a diagnosis of hypertension among patients with regular primary care. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Sep;66(9):1281-8
[PubMed ID: 24585741]
Hansen KE Kleker B Safdar N Bartels CM . A systematic review and meta-analysis of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in children. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2014 Aug;44(1):47-54
[PubMed ID: 24680381]
Johnson HM Thorpe CT Bartels CM Schumacher JR Palta M Pandhi N Sheehy AM Smith MA . Antihypertensive medication initiation among young adults with regular primary care use. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 May;29(5):723-31
[PubMed ID: 24493322]
Bartels CM Buhr KA Goldberg JW Bell CL Visekruna M Nekkanti S Greenlee RT . Mortality and cardiovascular burden of systemic lupus erythematosus in a US population-based cohort. J Rheumatol. 2014 Apr;41(4):680-7
[PubMed ID: 24532834]
Hansen KE Bartels CM Gangnon RE Jones AN Gogineni J . An evaluation of high-dose vitamin D for rheumatoid arthritis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2014 Mar;20(2):112-4
[PubMed ID: 24561419]