Peter S. Aronson, MD

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

Departments & Organizations

Cellular & Molecular Physiology: Epithelial Transport of Ions and Solutes | Graduate Program in Cellular and Molecular Physiology | Membrane Proteins - Pumps and Transporters | Physiology and Integrative Medical Biology Track | Physiology of Human Disease

Internal Medicine: Nephrology

Office of Student Research

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology: Human Disease Pathology, Physiology and Intervention; Ion Channels, Pumps and Transporters; Organ Physiology

Yale Medical Group


Dr. Aronson received his undergraduate education at the University of Rochester and his medical education at New York University. He was an internal medicine resident at the University of North Carolina and a research fellow at the National Institutes of Health before coming to Yale as a renal fellow in 1974. He was Chief of the Section of Nephrology at Yale from 1987-2002. Dr. Aronson has published articles and book chapters on the mechanisms regulating sodium, acid-base, and oxalate excretion by the kidney, particularly as related to the formation of kidney stones. He has received a number of awards for his research work, including the Young Investigator Award of the American Society of Nephrology and American Heart Association in 1985, the Homer W. Smith Award of the ASN in 1994, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2009. He served as President of the American Society of Nephrology in 2008. Dr. Aronson actively participates in the teaching of undergraduate, graduate and medical students, as well as residents and fellows. He was a co-recipient of the Charles W. Bohmfalk Teaching Prize in the Basic Sciences in 2005. Dr. Aronson is an Associate Director of the Yale M.D.-Ph.D. Program.

Education & Training

MD New York University (1970)
AB University of Rochester, General Science (1967)
Postdoctoral Fellow in Nephrology Yale School of Medicine
Clinical Associate (Research Fellow) Gerontology Research Center, NIH
Resident University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Honors & Recognition

  • FellowAmerican Academy of Arts and Sciences (2009)

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Contact Info

Peter S. Aronson, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Office Location
Yale NephrologyThe Anlyan Center
300 Cedar Street, Ste Room S255C

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
PO Box 208029
New Haven, CT 06520-8029