Faculty and Staff



Somlo, Stefan

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Professor of Genetics; Chief, Section of Nephrology


Somlo, Stefan

Section Chief

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Professor of Genetics
Chief, Section of Nephrology

Alpern, Robert J

Ensign Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Dean, Yale School of Medicine

Aronson, Peter S.

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Asch, William Stuart

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Director of Pre-Transplant Operations

Bia, Margaret Johnson

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Director Clinical Skills program
Senior Transplant nephrologist

Brewster, Ursula C.

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Firm Chief, Peters Medical Firm
Training Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship

Canessa, Cecilia

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology and of Medicine (Nephrology)

Cantley, Lloyd Garnet

C. N. H. Long Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Vice Chair, Research

Coca, Steven

Assistant Professor (Adjunct) of Medicine (Nephrology)

Crowley, Susan T

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
VHA National Program Director for Kidney Disease and Dialysis
Chief, Renal Section, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems

Dahl, Neera Kanhouwa

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Desir, Gary Vincent

Professor of Medicine and of Forestry And Environmental Studies
Interim Chair, Department of Medicine

Formica, Richard Nicholas

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and of Surgery (Transplant)
Director of Transplant Medicine
Director Outpatient Transplantation Service
Medical Director Adult and Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
Medical Director Pancreas Transplantation

Forrest, John Nevins, Jr

Professor of Medicine
Director, Office of Student Research

Geller, David Steven

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Hall, Isaac Eli

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Investigator in the Program of Applied Translational Research

Huot, Stephen Joseph

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Vice Chair, Education and Academic Affairs
Program Director, Primary Care Residency Program

Ishibe, Shuta

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Lifton, Richard P

Sterling Professor of Genetics and Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Chair, Department of Genetics
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Luciano, Randy

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Marin, Ethan P

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Parikh, Chirag R

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and of Investigative Medicine
Director, Program of Applied Translational Research

Peixoto, Aldo Jose

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Associate Chair for Ambulatory Services Operations and Quality, Department of Internal Medicine
Clinical Chief, Section of Nephrology

Perazella, Mark Anthony

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Director, Acute Dialysis Unit

Preisig, Patricia Ann

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Rastegar, Asghar

Professor of Medicine
Director, Office of Global Health
Chief, Fitkin Firm, YNHH

Shirali, Anushree C

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Turner, Jeffrey

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Valika, Aziz Karim

Instructor in Medicine (Nephrology)

Wang, Tong

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Wilson, Francis Perry

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Wright, Fred Smith

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Karihaloo, Anil K

Assistant Professor (Adjunct) of Medicine (Nephrology)

Research Interests:Epithelial morphogenesis and the associated cell signaling; Renal fibrosis; Polycystic kidney disease

Lee, Seung Hun

Associate Research Scientist in Medicine (Nephrology)

Research Interests:Pathophysiology of ADPKD Acute Kidney Injury(I/R,UUO) and repair

Velazquez, Heino

Research Scientist in Medicine (Nephrology)

Research Interests:Electrolyte transport in the distal nephron; Diuretic action in the distal nephron; In vivo micropuncture and microperfusion methods; Biology of renalase

Asch, William Stuart

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Director of Pre-Transplant Operations

Clinical Interests:kidney transplantation; kidney donation; hypertension in transplant recipient; BK nephropathy; highly sensitized recipients

Bia, Margaret Johnson

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Director Clinical Skills program
Senior Transplant nephrologist

Clinical Interests:Evaluation for kidney donation; evaluation for renal transplant; pre- and post-transplant care; early management of chronic renal insufficiency; hematuria; proteinuria; electrolyte and metabolic disorders

Brewster, Ursula C.

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Firm Chief, Peters Medical Firm
Training Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship

Clinical Interests:Pregnancy and renal disease; preeclampsia; kidney stones; chronic kidney disease; end-stage renal disease and dialysis; dialysis access; hypertension; young adult nephrology

Dahl, Neera Kanhouwa

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Clinical Interests:Chronic kidney disease; glomerulonephritis; kidney stones; polycystic kidney disease; lupus nephritis; hematuria; blood in the urine

Formica, Richard Nicholas

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and of Surgery (Transplant)
Director of Transplant Medicine
Director Outpatient Transplantation Service
Medical Director Adult and Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
Medical Director Pancreas Transplantation

Clinical Interests:Evaluation for kidney donation; evaluation for renal transplant; pre- and post-transplant care; renal consultation for solid organ and bone marrow transplant patients.

Luciano, Randy

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Clinical Interests:Glomerular diseases, including Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE); Chronic kidney disease care and management; Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders; Hypertension

Peixoto, Aldo Jose

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Associate Chair for Ambulatory Services Operations and Quality, Department of Internal Medicine
Clinical Chief, Section of Nephrology

Clinical Interests:Consultative hypertension: resistant hypertension, renovascular hypertension, hyperaldosteronism, autonomic disorders. Consultative nephrology: acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, polycystic kidney disease, acid-base/fluid-electrolyte disorders.

Shirali, Anushree C

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Clinical Interests:Onco-Nephrology; Chronic Kidney Disease; Geriatric Nephrology

Turner, Jeffrey

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Clinical Interests:renal disease in congestive heart failure; chronic kidney disease.

Crowley, Susan T

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
VHA National Program Director for Kidney Disease and Dialysis
Chief, Renal Section, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems

Clinical Interests:My primary clinical interest is the clinical care of Veterans with acute and chronic kidney disease.

Geller, David Steven

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Peixoto, Aldo Jose

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Associate Chair for Ambulatory Services Operations and Quality, Department of Internal Medicine
Clinical Chief, Section of Nephrology

Clinical Interests:Consultative hypertension: resistant hypertension, renovascular hypertension, hyperaldosteronism, autonomic disorders. Consultative nephrology: acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, polycystic kidney disease, acid-base/fluid-electrolyte disorders.

Perazella, Mark Anthony

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)
Director, Acute Dialysis Unit

Clinical Interests:Drug-induced kidney disease; toxic nephropathies; potassium disorders; acute kidney injury; urine microscopy; critical care nephrology; nephrogenic systemic fibrosis; chronic kidney disease; hypertension; HIV-associated renal disease; hemodialysis