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Neera Dahl, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Medical Director, Nephrology; Director, Nephrology Clinical Trials Program, Nephrology

Contact Information

Neera Dahl, MD, PhD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Nephrology

    PO Box 208029

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8029

    United States



Dr. Dahl has expertise in diagnosis and management of inherited (or genetically based) kidney disease. Her main focus has been ADPKD and other cystic kidney diseases which mimic ADPKD. She is the medical director of the New Haven DaVita unit providing in center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. She is the Director of the Nephrology Clinical Trials program overseeing studies in ADPKD, diabetes and hypertension. In collaboration with Dr. Dinesh Singh she runs the Yale Kidney Stone Clinic.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2002)
  • Resident
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (1999)
  • Intern
    Harvard Medical School (1997)
  • PhD
    Tufts University (1996)
  • MD
    Tufts University School of Medicine (1996)
  • BA
    Johns Hopkins University (1987)
  • Postdoctoral, PhD
    Tufts University School of Medicine and Sackler School of Biomedical Science

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
ISN Travel GrantWorld Congress of Nephrology2013
Sugarman Postdoctoral Training GrantNational Kidney Foundation2001, 2002
Training Grant (Renal Fellow)Harvard Medical School2000, 2001
Dr. Charles Trey Fellow Summer ScholarshipAmerican Liver Foundation1992
Berlex Laboratory Scholarship, Predoctoral TrainingBerlex Laboratory1992, 1994
NSF Travel AwardNSF1987
Medical Scientist Training ProgramTufts University1987, 1996

Professional Service

Scientific Advisory Board, PKD Foundationinvolved in grant review and patient outreach projects with the PKD Foundation2018 - Present
Medical Review Board, ESRD Network of New EnglandHelped determine focus of the ESRD Network projects2015 - Present
National Kidney Foundation, CT Chapter, National Kidney FoundationBoard Member2008 - Present

Departments & Organizations