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.
- Diabetes Insipidus
- Diabetic Nephropathies
- Hematologic Tests
- Kidney Diseases
- Polycystic Kidney Diseases
- Osmolar Concentration
- Clinical Laboratory Techniques
- Vital Signs
Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult; Geriatric
Referrals: From patients or physicians
Patient Care Organizations
Internal Medicine AB of Internal Medicine (1995)
Nephrology AB of Internal Medicine (1998)