Michael Kashgarian MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Pathology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupCancer Center, YalePathology: Surgical Pathology: Renal Pathology & Electron Microscopy


Michael Kashgarian is professor emeritus of and senior research scientist in pathology. He received his medical degree from Yale School of Medicine in 1958, completed his residency in pathology at the Yale-New Haven Medical Center in 1963, and completed a fellowship in laboratory medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 1964. While on the Yale faculty he established a diagnostic renal pathology and electron microscopy laboratory that bears his name. He was also a pioneer in understanding the process of organ rejection. Although Kashgarian has retired, he continues to serve as editor in chief of Yale Medicine.


  • M.D., Yale University , 1958

Selected Publication

  • Geller DS, Zhang J, Wisgerhof MV, Shackleton C, Kashgarian M, Lifton RP. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. A novel form of human mendelian hypertension featuring onglucocorticoid-remediable aldosteronism. Aug;93(8):3117-23. 2008

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Elected Fellow(1996) , American Association for the Advancement of Science
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