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Christie M. Bartels, MD Print Friendly Page

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 of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

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 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
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 Mar 2;
[PubMed ID: 25731768]
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]
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]
Bartels CM Ramsey-Goldman R . Editorial: Updates in US systemic lupus erythematosus epidemiology: Tales of two cities. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2014 Feb;66(2):242-5
[PubMed ID: 24504794]
Johnson HM Thorpe CT Bartels CM Schumacher JR Palta M Pandhi N Sheehy AM Smith MA . Undiagnosed hypertension among young adults with regular primary care use. J Hypertens. 2014 Jan;32(1):65-74
[PubMed ID: 24126711]
Bartels CM Kind AJ Thorpe CT Everett CM Cook RJ McBride PE Smith MA . Lipid testing in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and key cardiovascular-related comorbidities: a medicare analysis. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Aug;42(1):9-16
[PubMed ID: 22424813]
Pandhi N DeVoe JE Schumacher JR Bartels C Thorpe CT Thorpe JM Smith MA . Number of first-contact access components required to improve preventive service receipt in primary care homes. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Jun;27(6):677-84
[PubMed ID: 22215269]
Pandhi N DeVoe JE Schumacher JR Bartels C Thorpe CT Thorpe JM Smith MA . Preventive service gains from first contact access in the primary care home. J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Jul-Aug;24(4):351-9
[PubMed ID: 21737759]
Bartels CM Kind AJ Everett C Mell M McBride P Smith M . Low frequency of primary lipid screening among medicare patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 May;63(5):1221-30
[PubMed ID: 21305507]
Berquist JB Bartels CM . Rare association of Henoch-Schönlein Purpura with recurrent endocarditis. WMJ. 2011 Feb;110(1):38-40
[PubMed ID: 21473512]
Kind AJ Bartels C Mell MW Mullahy J Smith M . For-profit hospital status and rehospitalizations at different hospitals: an analysis of Medicare data. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Dec 7;153(11):718-27
[PubMed ID: 21135295]
Bartels CM Bridges AJ . Rheumatoid vasculitis: vanishing menace or target for new treatments? Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2010 Dec;12(6):414-9
[PubMed ID: 20842467]
Bartels CM Bell CL Shinki K Rosenthal A Bridges AJ . Changing trends in serious extra-articular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis among United State veterans over 20 years. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2010 Sep;49(9):1670-5
[PubMed ID: 20463190]
Bartels C Bell C Rosenthal A Shinki K Bridges A . Decline in rheumatoid vasculitis prevalence among US veterans: a retrospective cross-sectional study. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Sep;60(9):2553-7
[PubMed ID: 19714622]
Bartels C Goetz S Ward E Carnes M . Internal medicine residents' perceived ability to direct patient care: impact of gender and experience. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2008 Dec;17(10):1615-21
[PubMed ID: 19049356]