Aldo Jose Peixoto, MD, FASN, FASH

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

Physician Biography

Dr. Aldo Peixoto is Professor of Medicine (Nephrology), Associate Chair for Ambulatory Services Operations and Quality (Department of Internal Medicine), and Clinical Chief of the Section of Nephrology.

He is a graduate of the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Florianopolis, Brazil), received his training in Internal Medicine at the University of Connecticut and completed his Nephrology fellowship at Yale. He joined the faculty of the Section of Nephrology at Yale in 1998, and was based at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, where he served as a nephrologist in the Renal Clinics (1998-2013), director of the Hypertension Clinic (2003-2013), and Associate Chief of Medicine (2007-2013). He moved to YNHH in January, 2014.

His major clinical expertise is consultative hypertension, particularly resistant hypertension, renovascular disease, hyperaldosteronism, and cardiovascular dysautonomia. His clinical interests also include polycystic kidney disese and general consultative nephrology.

His research interests focus on the interplay between kidney disease and hypertension, including studies on arterial mechanics, hemodynamic monitoring, BP monitoring, and methods of delivery of care in hypertension. He is an associate editor of Blood Pressure Monitoring and NephSAP, and a member of the editorial boards of the American Journal of Nephrology and the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and is the co-author of a bedside diagnosis book.

Clinical Interests

  • Aldosterone
  • Catecholamines
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetic Nephropathies
  • Electrolytes
  • Hematologic Tests
  • Hematuria
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Diseases
  • Polycystic Kidney Diseases
  • Magnesium
  • Metanephrine
  • Nephrology
  • Osmolar Concentration
  • Potassium
  • Renin
  • Sodium
  • Urinalysis
  • Clinical Laboratory Techniques
  • Vital Signs

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult; Geriatric
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Internal Medicine: Nephrology

Yale Medical Group

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine AB of Internal Medicine (1995)

  • Nephrology AB of Internal Medicine (1998)

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Contact Info

Aldo Jose Peixoto, MD, FASN, FASH
Patient Care Locations
Yale NephrologyYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd floor

New Haven, CT 06519
100 Church Street South
New Haven, CT 06519
DaVita Branford Dialysis Center
249 West Main Street

Branford, CT 06405
DaVita Dialysis - Hamden
3000 Dixwell Avenue

Hamden, CT 06518
Office Location
Yale NephrologyBoardman Building
330 Cedar Street, Ste BB 114

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale NephrologyPO Box 208029
New Haven, CT 06520-8029

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