Barton Wise, M.D., M.Sc.

Barton L. Wise, M.D., M.Sc.


Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Internal Medicine


Internal Medicine


  • Associate Professor


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Philosophy of Care

I will work with you to achieve your goals in life and support you towards them, through medical diagnosis, treatment and in other ways as appropriate.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Wise diagnoses and treats a range of rheumatologic conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoarthritis and others.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Wise is a clinical researcher with research interests in osteoarthritis, sex differences, trials, mindfulness and compassion, and pain.


General Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group


M.D., Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA 2002

M.Sc., Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston MA 2009

B.A., Brown University, Providence RI 1989

Internship: Internal Medicine, Brown University, Providence RI 2002-2003


Internal Medicine, Brown University, Providence RI 2003-2005


Rheumatology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston MA 2005-2008

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015

American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology,

Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians - Fellow

American College of Rheumatology

Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Research Society International

Honors and Awards

UC Davis Dean's Team Award for Excellence in Research, 2012

John A. Hartford, American Federation for Aging Research Scholar, 1999

Select Recent Publications

Wise BL, Liu F, Kritikos L, Lynch JA, Parimi N, Zhang Y, Lane NE. The association of distal femur and proximal tibia shape with sex: The Osteoarthritis Initiative. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2016 Mar 3. pii: S0049-0172(16)00086-X.

Wise BL, Niu J, Felson DT, Hietpas J, Sadosky A, Torner J, Lewis CE, Nevitt M. Functional Impairment Is a Risk Factor for Knee Replacement in the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Aug;473(8):2505-13.

Chaudhari AJ, Leahy RM, Wise BL, Lane NE, Badawi RD, Joshi AA. Global point signature for shape analysis of carpal bones. Phys Med Biol. 2014 Feb 21;59(4):961-73.

Lane NE, Parimi N, Lui LY, Wise BL, Yao W, Lay YA, Cawthon PM, Orwoll E; Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study Group. Association of serum uric acid and incident nonspine fractures in elderly men: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) study. J Bone Miner Res. 2014 Jul;29(7):1701-7.

Wise BL, Parimi N, Zhang Y, Cawthon PM, Barrett-Connor E, Ensrud KE, Lane NE; Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Group. Frailty and hip osteoarthritis in men in the MrOS cohort. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014 May;69(5):602-8.

Maxwell JL, Keysor JJ, Niu J, Singh JA, Wise BL, Frey-Law L, Nevitt MC, Felson DT. Participation following knee replacement: the MOST cohort study. Phys Ther. 2013 Nov;93(11):1467-74. 

Wise BL, Peloquin C, Choi H, Lane NE, Zhang Y. Impact of age, sex, obesity, and steroid use on quinolone-associated tendon disorders. Am J Med. 2012 Dec;125(12):1228.e23-1228.e28.

Wise BL, Niu J, Yang M, Lane NE, Harvey W, Felson DT, Hietpas J, Nevitt M, Sharma L, Torner J, Lewis CE, Zhang Y; Multicenter Osteoarthritis (MOST) Group. Patterns of compartment involvement in tibiofemoral osteoarthritis in men and women and in whites and African Americans. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Jun;64(6):847-52.

Wise BL, Felson DT, Clancy M, Niu J, Neogi T, Lane NE, Hietpas J, Curtis JR, Bradley LA, Torner JC, Zhang Y. Consistency of knee pain and risk of knee replacement: the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study. J Rheumatol. 2011 Jul;38(7):1390-5.