Barbara Segal, MD

Internal Medicine , Rheumatology

Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA


Rheumatology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, USA

Internal Medicine, Washington University - St Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA


Rheumatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Additional Information

Dr. Segal is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota medical school and a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. She graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and received her medical training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed a rheumatology fellowship at the University of Michigan in 1984.

She is an experienced medical educator who practiced rheumatology and taught medical students, residents and fellows at Henry Ford Hospital and at Wayne State University for 18 years. In 2002, she joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota and has served for the past 7 years as the director of the rheumatology fellowship program. Dr. Segal established and directed the Scleroderma Clinic, the University of Minnesota Lupus clinic and the Sjogren's Research clinic. In 2007, she was named the "Arthritis Investigator of the Year" for her work on central nervous system diseases and Sjogren's syndrome.

Dr. Segal's clinical and research interests include Scleroderma, Lupus and Sjogren's Syndrome. She has developed a clinical and translational research program to better understand the effect of autoimmune disease on the central nervous system. She has also collaborated with teams of clinical investigators and scientists to study and validate signs and symptoms of Sjogren's Syndrome.