Luke Barre, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Luke Barre
72 East Concord Street


Luke Barré, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Barré earned his MD from Saba University School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine residency training at Roger Williams Medical Center. He completed his rheumatology fellowship and Preventive Medicine residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He received his MPH from Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Dr Barré’s clinical interests include general rheumatology practice, spondyloarthropathies, rheumatoid arthritis, crystal diseases and muskuloskeletal ultrasound. He also has interests in population management, public health and shared decision making.

Other Positions

  • Roger Williams Medical Center


  • Saba University School of Medicine, MD
  • Dartmouth Medical School, MPH
  • University of Ottawa, BSc


  • Published on 1/6/2022

    Hallowell BD, Chambers LC, Barre L, Diao N, Onyejekwe C, Banks A, Bratberg J, Weidele H, Viner-Brown S, McDonald J. Association between initial opioid prescription diagnosis type and subsequent chronic prescription opioid use in Rhode Island: a population-based cohort study. BMJ Open. 2022 01 06; 12(1):e050540. PMID: 34992104.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/1/2020

    Barre L, McCormick M, McDonald JV. Initial Opioid Prescription and Number Needed to Harm. R I Med J (2013). 2020 Dec 01; 103(10):44-46. PMID: 33261235.

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  • Published on 5/1/2020

    Barre L, Phengsavatdy A, Benson M, McDonald JV. Review of Rhode Island Physician Loss-of-Licensure Cases, 2009-2019. R I Med J (2013). 2020 May 01; 103(4):46-49. PMID: 32357594.

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  • Published on 8/1/2019

    Barre L, Oliver B, Alexander-Scott N, McCormick M, Elmaleh R, McDonald JV. Impact of State Regulations on Initial Opioid Prescribing Behavior in Rhode Island. R I Med J (2013). 2019 Aug 01; 102(6):24-26. PMID: 31398964.

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  • Published on 8/1/2019

    Luke Barre, MD, MPH; Justin Gallo; James V. McDonald, MD, MPH. Review of Disciplinary Actions Regarding Controlled Substances, Rhode Island 2012–2017. Journal of Medical Regulation. 2019; 1(105):22-27.

  • Published on 1/1/2007

    Green R, Barre L, Giorgi J. Nano-structures in YSZ(1 0 0) surfaces: Implications for metal deposition experiments. Surface Science. 2007; 601:782-802.

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