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

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Nephrology

Research Interests

Clinical and prognostic relevance of trans-telephonic home BP monitoring; Arterial stiffness in kidney disease; Systems factors related to the delivery of care in hypertension; Hemodynamic phenotyping in hypertension; Renal sympathetic denervation in resistant hypertension. more...


  • M.D., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, 1992

Selected Publications

  • Townsend R and Peixoto AJ. Hypertension. NephSAP 2014; 13: in press (release March 2014).
  • Belcher JM, Sanyal AJ, Peixoto AJ, Perazella MA, Lim J, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Ansari N, Coca SG, Garcia-Tsao G, Parikh CR. Kidney biomarkers and differential diagnosis of patients with cirrhosis and acute kidney injury. Hepatology 2013: epub ahead of print Dec 21.
  • Peixoto AJ, Orias M, Desir GV. Does kidney disease cause hypertension? Curr Hypertens Rep 2013; 15: 89-94.



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