Daniel J. Wallace, MD, FACP, FACR

Assistant Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program


Daniel J. Wallace is Assistant Program Director of the Rheumatology Fellowship Program at Cedars-Sinai and an attending physician in the Division of Rheumatology. He is board certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty in rheumatology, a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology.

Dr. Wallace’s research encompasses all forms of rheumatic disease, currently overseeing 30 active clinical studies and trials with biologic agents and he is active in validating quality of life indices and evaluating biomarkers for autoimmune disorders. He has assembled a cohort of more than 1,000 active lupus patients.

Dr. Wallace has published more than 300 peer reviewed articles, 20 book chapters and eight textbooks about lupus, Sjogren’s syndrome, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia and more. He is the past president of the Lupus Foundation of America and the Research and Education Foundation of the American College of Rheumatology and is active in numerous societies and committees dedicated to rheumatic diseases. He represents Cedars-Sinai at the Systemic Lupus International Collaborative Clinics.

A recipient of many awards and recognition for his work in the field of rheumatology, Dr. Wallace earned the Jane Wyman Humanitarian Award from the Southern California Arthritis Foundation, the Spirit of Hope Award from the Scleroderma Foundation and the Achievement Award from the Lupus Research Institute.

Dr. Wallace earned his bachelor’s in medicine and medical degree at the University of Southern California. He performed his internal medicine internship at Rhode Island Hospital at Brown University in Providence and his residency at Cedars-Sinai. He performed a rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine.

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