Michael Kashgarian, MD, FASN

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Pathology

Departments & Organizations

Pathology: Autopsy | Medical Renal Pathology | Surgical Pathology: Medical Renal Pathology and Electron Microscopy

Yale Medicine


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 be active in the diagnosis of renal and cardiac biopsies.

Education & Training

MD Yale University (1958)
Fellow Yale-New Haven Hospital
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Resident Barnes Hospital/Washington University
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology (1967)
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Medicolegal Pathology (1968)

Honors & Recognition

  • Robert Heptinstall Life Time Achievement AwardRenal Pathology Society (2019)

  • Medal of the Postgraduate Medical InstituteMedical Institute of Saint Petersburg, Russia (2004)

  • Jacob Churg AwardRenal Pathology Society (2004)

  • Elected Honorary MemberDeutsche Gesellschaft fur Nephrologie - German Society of Nephrology (1998)

  • Distinguished Achievement AwardNational Kidney Foundation (1997)

  • Elected FellowAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science (1996)

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Contact Info

Michael Kashgarian, MD, FASN
Patient Care Location
Yale PathologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste East Pavilion 2-631

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Department of PathologyLauder Hall
310 Cedar Street, Ste LH B20

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Pathology310 Cedar Street
PO Box 208023

New Haven, CT 06520-8023

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