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Margaret Bia, MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Nephrology); Senior Transplant nephrologist

Contact Information

Margaret Bia, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Nephrology

    PO Box 208029

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8029

    United States



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, Nephrology (1978)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1975)

Honors & Recognition

Yale School of Medicine Teaching Award Francis Gilman Blake Award2014
Yale School of Medicine - Leah Lowenstein Award2014
The Dean’s Award2014
Peggy Bia MD Annual Lectureship2014
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in America2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Professional Service

Yalem medical School Committee for Status of Women in MedicineExecutive Committee2015 - Present
Living Donor Community of PracticeA committee of the American Society of Transplant2013 - Present
Department Internal MedicineAppointment and Promotions committee 2011 - Present
Women's Health Community of PracticeCommittee of the American Society of Transplant2010 - Present

Departments & Organizations