Aldo Peixoto, MD

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Associate Chair for Ambulatory Services Operations and Quality, Department of Internal Medicine; Clinical Chief, Section of Nephrology

Research Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Nephrology

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Diabetic Nephropathies; Hemodynamic Monitoring; Hemodynamics; Hypertension; Hypotension, Orthostatic; Reproducibility of Results; Vascular Stiffness

Research Summary

- Use of systemic hemodynamics to phenotype hypertension as a tool to redefine mechanisms of hypertension (cross sectional study, PI Marcelo Orias MD PhD).

- Study of arterial mechanics in elderly patients with hypertension (cohort study, PI Sebastiao Ferreira MD PhD).

- Clinical trials (Site PI: Aldo Peixoto for all): 1) finerenone in diabetic kidney disease (FIDELIO and FIGARO); 2) droxidopa in neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (RESTORE); 3) MOBIUSHD baroreflex amplification device for resistant hypertension (CALM-2).

- Renalase in kidney disease and hypertension (PIs: John Chang MD and Gary Desir MD)

(Updated October 2017)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Diseases of the Kidney & Urinary Tract A Proof of Concept Study for a 12 Month Treatment in Patients With C3 Glomerulopathy (C3G) or Immune-Complex Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis (IC-MPGN)
Diseases of the Kidney & Urinary Tract Study of ALLN-177 in Patients Aged 12 Years or Older With Enteric or Primary Hyperoxaluria and Hyperoxalemia
Diseases of the Kidney & Urinary Tract Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Tesevatinib in Subjects With ADPKD
Hypertension CALM- 2 - Controlling and Lowering Blood Pressure With the MobiusHD™ (CALM-2)


  • Plenary Speaker - Brazilian Society of Nephrology Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2018 - 2018)

    Masterclass (Plenary Session) at the 2018 Brazilian Society of Nephrology Meeting

  • ISN Renal Educational Ambassador Lima District, Peru (2017 - 2017)

    Visiting professorship

  • Plenary Speaker - USFS Academic Week Florianópolis, Brazil (2016 - 2016)

  • Prospective cohort study of pulse wave velocity in elderly patients (EVOPIU) Uberlândia, Brazil (2016)

  • ASN Highlights Abu-Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (2016 - 2016)

    SEHA Nephro-Prevention Conference (Emirates Medical Association Nephrology Society)

  • ASN Highlights at EDTA/ERA London, United Kingdom (2015 - 2015)

  • ASN Highlights SLANH Santiago, Chile (2014 - 2014)

  • Hypertension Summit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (2013 - 2013)

  • Hypertension Summit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (2013 - 2013)

  • Hypertension Summit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (2013 - 2013)

  • ISN Renal Educational Ambassador Argentina (2012 - 2012)

    Week-long visiting professorship.

  • ISN Renal Sister Centers Program Cordoba, Argentina (2007 - 2013)

    Program Officer. Renal Sisters Program of the International Society of Nephrology. Officer representing Yale in the partnership with Sanatorio Allende of Cordoba, Argentina.

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Aldo Peixoto, MD
Office Location
Yale NephrologyBoardman Building
330 Cedar Street, Ste BB 114

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
NephrologyPO Box 208029
New Haven, CT 06520-8029

Curriculum Vitae