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Bernadette C. Siaton, MD, MEdHP

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:

Medicine

Additional Title:

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency; Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship; Course Director, Practice of Medicine II

Location:

MSTF, 8-34

Phone (Primary):

410-706-6474

Fax:

410-706-0231

Education and Training

BS -Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (2000)

MD -Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (2006)

MEdHP -Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (2017)

Residency -Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD (2009)

Fellowship -Rheumatology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (2011)

Biosketch

Dr. Siaton is currently an associate professor at the University of Maryland where she has been on faculty since 2011. She serves as an associate program director of the internal medicine residency and program director of the rheumatology fellowship.  Dr. Siaton is board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. 

In the medical school, Dr. Siaton is the course director of Practice of Medicine II course for second-year medical students. She is also a house core faculty member in the Lois Young-Thomas House and serves as mentor for a core group of medical students.

Research/Clinical Keywords

rheumatology, clinical education, curriculum development, transition to residency

Highlighted Publications

Berman JR, O'Rourke KS, Kolasinski SL, Aizer J, Wheatley M, Battistone MJ, Siaton BC, Criscione-Schreiber L, Pillinger MH, and Lazaro M. The Rheumatology Research Foundation Clinician Scholar Educator Award: Fifteen years of promoting rheumatology educators and education. Arthritis Care Res. 2016 Feb 11. doi: 10.1002/acr.22858. [Epub ahead of print]

Callahan LF, Shreffler J, Siaton BC, Helmick CG, Schoster B, Schwartz TA, Chen JC, Renner JB, Jordan JM.  Limited educational attainment and radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional analysis using data from the Johnston County (North Carolina) Osteoarthritis Project.  Arthritis Res Ther. 2010;12(2):R46. doi: 10.1186/ar2956. Epub 2010 Mar 18.

Singh JA, Guyatt G, Ogdie A, Gladman DD, Deal C, Deodhar A, Dubreuil M, Dunham J, Husni ME, Kenny S, Kwan-Morley J, Lin J, Marchetta P, Mease PJ, Merola JF, Miner J, Ritchlin CT, Siaton B, Smith BJ, Van Voorhees AS, Jonsson AH, Shah AA, Sullivan N, Turgunbaev M, Coates LC, Gottlieb A, Magrey M, Nowell WB, Orbai AM, Reddy SM, Scher JU, Siegel E, Siegel M, Walsh JA, Turner AS, Reston J. Special Article: 2018 American College of Rheumatology/National Psoriasis Foundation Guideline for the Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Jan;71(1):2-29. doi: 10.1002/acr.23789. PMID: 30499259 

Singh JA, Guyatt G, Ogdie A, Gladman DD, Deal C, Deodhar A, Dubreuil M, Dunham J, Husni ME, Kenny S, Kwan-Morley J, Lin J, Marchetta P, Mease PJ, Merola JF, Miner J, Ritchlin CT, Siaton B, Smith BJ, Van Voorhees AS, Jonsson AH, Shah AA, Sullivan N, Turgunbaev M, Coates LC, Gottlieb A, Magrey M, Nowell WB, Orbai AM, Reddy SM, Scher JU, Siegel E, Siegel M, Walsh JA, Turner AS, Reston J. Special Article: 2018 American College of Rheumatology/National Psoriasis Foundation Guideline for the Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 Jan;71(1):5-32. doi: 10.1002/art.40726. PMID: 30499246 

Sabha M, Siaton BC, Hochberg MC. Lorevivicint, an intra-articular potential disease-modifying osteoarthritis drug. Expert Opin Investig Drug. 2020 Dec; 29(12):1339-1346. doi: 10.1080/13543784.2020.1842357. PMID:33096010 

Siaton BC, Hogans BB, Hochberg MC. Precision medicine in osteoarthritis: not yet ready for prime time. Expert Rev Prec Med Drug Dev. 2020 Nov; 6(1):5-8. doi:10.1080/23808993.2020.1842731 

Hogans BB, Siaton BC, Taylor MN, Katzel LI, Sorkin JD. Low back pain and substance use: Diagnostic and administrative coding for opioid use and dependence increased in U.S. older adults with LBP.  Pain Med. 2021 Apr 20;22(4):836-847. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnaa428.  PMID 33594426 

Gendelman HK, Sabha M, Gryaznov AA, Siaton BC. Recurrent syncope due to concurrent cardiac sarcoidosis vasculitis.  Am J Case Rep. 2021 Jan 29;22:e927331. DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.927331. PMID: 33510124 

Khawaja MN, Alhassan E, Bilal J, Jatwani S, Mehta B, Bhalla V, Morgan DJ, Siaton BC, Hochberg MC. Medical overuse of therapies and diagnostics in rheumatology.  Clin Rheumatol. 2021 May; 40(5):2087-2094. doi: 1007/s10067-021-05638-2. PMID 33569709 

Alhassan E, Gendelman HK, Sabha MM, Hawkins-Holt M, Siaton BC.  Bilateral retinal vasculitis as the first presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus.  Am J Case Rep. 2021 May 3; 22;e930650.  doi:10.12659/AJCR.930650. PMID: 33935278 

D’Adamo C, Workman K, Barnabic C, Retener N, Siaton B, Piedrahita G, Bowden B, Norman N, and Berman B.  Culinary medicine training in core medical school curriculum improved medical student nutrition knowledge and confidence in providing nutrition counseling.  Am J Lifestyle Med. Epub 2021 June 21. doi: 10.1177/15598276211021749

Alhassan E, Siaton BC, Hochberg MC. Did COVID-19 impact osteoarthritis -clinical perspective? Current Opin Rheumatol. 2022 Jan; 34(1):68-72. doi: 10.1097/BOR.0000000000000851. PMID: 34698678 

Falloon K, Cohen, B, Ananthakrishnan A, Barnes E, Bhattacharya A, Colombel J, Cross R, Driscoll M, Fernandez A, Ha C, Herfarth H, Horst S, Hou J, Husni M, Kroshinsky D, Kuhn Kristine, Lowder C, Martin G, Parikh D, Sayed Christopher, Schocket L, Siaton B, Vedak P, Weisman M, Rieder FA United States expert consensus to standardize definitions, follow-up and treatment targets for extra-intestinal manifestations in inflammatory bowel disease.  Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2022 May; 55(9):1179-1191. doi: 10.1111/apt.16853. 

Awards and Affiliations

Rheumatology Research Foundation Clinician Scholar Educator Award