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.
His major clinical expertise is consultative hypertension, particularly resistant hypertension, renovascular disease, hyperaldosteronism, and cardiovascular dysautonomia (neurogenic orthostatic hypotension, POTS). His clinical interests also include polycystic kidney disese and general consultative nephrology. He is the co-director of the Hypertension Program at the YNHH Heart and Vascular Center and is responsible for autonomic testing in the unit.
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 a member of the editorial board of the American Journal 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
- Kidney Diseases
- Polycystic Kidney Diseases
- Osmolar Concentration
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)
|Diabetes Mellitus - Type 2, Diseases of the Kidney & Urinary Tract, Immune System||Efficacy and Safety of Finerenone in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and the Clinical Diagnosis of Diabetic Kidney Disease (FIGARO-DKD)|
|Diabetes Mellitus - Type 2, Diseases of the Kidney & Urinary Tract, Immune System||Efficacy and Safety of Finerenone in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Diabetic Kidney Disease (FIDELIO-DKD)|