Margaret Bia, MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Nephrology); Senior Transplant nephrologist

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Liver & Pancreas Transplant Program | Nephrology: Kidney Transplant Program

Medical Education Staff

Palliative and End-of-Life Care Education

Program for Biomedical Ethics

Status of Women in Medicine Committee (SWIM)

Transplantation Center

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr Bia has been practicing nephrology with an emphasis on kidney transplant for over 30 years. having received her medical degree at Cornell Medical School, she went to University of Pennsylvania for residency and first year of nephrology fellowship ant to Yale for research in renal fellowship after which she joined the faculty. Previous leadership positions include Director of Transplant Medicine (until 1998) and Director Clinical Skills Program at the medical school (1998 - 2014). She now spends her time seeing kidney transplant patients after transplant and kidney donors at Yale New Haven Transplant clinic at Yale and at at St Francis Hospital in Hartford.

Education & Training

MD Cornell University (1972)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Fellow University of Pennsylvania Hospital
Resident University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1975)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Nephrology (1978)

Honors & Recognition

  • Yale School of Medicine Teaching Award Francis Gilman Blake Award (2014)

  • Yale School of Medicine - Leah Lowenstein Award (2014)

  • The Dean’s Award (2014)

  • Peggy Bia MD Annual Lectureship (2014)

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors in America (2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

Professional Service

  • Yalem medical School Committee for Status of Women in Medicine (2015 - Present) Executive Committee

  • Living Donor Community of Practice (2013 - Present) A committee of the American Society of Transplant

  • Department Internal Medicine (2011 - Present) Appointment and Promotions committee

  • Women's Health Community of Practice (2010 - Present) Committee of the American Society of Transplant

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Contact Info

Margaret Bia, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Transplant & ImmunologySaint Francis Care
1000 Asylum Avenue, Ste Suite 3201F

Hartford, CT 06105
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Yale Transplant & ImmunologyYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 4th floor

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