Dr. Aldo Peixoto, MD

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Dr. Aldo Peixoto, MD
For Patients: Dr. Peixoto specializes in the treatment of high blood pressure and kidney disease. He directed the Hypertension Clinic at the West Haven VA Medical Center from 2003 to 2013 when he moved to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he is the Clinical Chief of Nephrology. He see patients 3 days a week at the Yale Physicians Building, and is accepting new referrals, in particular those related to difficult-to-treat hypertension. As a member of the Yale Nephrology team, he also sees patients admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital with kidney and/or blood pressure problems. For Physicians: Dr. Peixoto is Professor of Medicine, Associate Chair for Ambulatory Quality and Safety (Department of Internal Medicine) and Clinical Chief of Nephrology at the Yale University School of Medicine. After receiving his medical degree from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil), he trained in Internal Medicine at UCONN and completed his Nephrology fellowship at Yale. As a clinician, he is primarily interested in resistant and secondary forms of hypertension, and in general consultative nephrology and hypertension. As a teacher, he was the director of the Renal Pathophysiology Module at the Yale School of Medicine for 10 years and has received several teaching awards including the Bohmfalk Teaching Prize in the Basic Sciences and the Francis Gilman Blake Award. As a researcher, he is primarily focused on hypertension in kidney disease, arterial mechanics in kidney disease, and the use of out-of-office BP and telemedicine approaches to the evaluation and management of hypertension. He has been the research mentor to more than 30 medical students, residents and renal fellows, has published more than 100 articles and book chapters in nephrology and hypertension, and is the author of a book on bedside diagnosis. He is an associate editor of Blood Pressure Monitoring and NephSAP in addition to serving on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Nephrology, the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and the Brazilian Journal of Nephrology.

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For Patients: Dr. Peixoto specializes in the treatment of high blood pressure and kidney disease. He directed the Hypertension Clinic at the West Haven VA Medical Center from 2003 to 2013 when he moved to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he is the Clinical Chief of Nephrology. He see patients 3 days a week at the Yale Physicians Building, and is accepting new referrals, in particular those related to difficult-to-treat hypertension. As a member of the Yale Nephrology team, he also sees patients admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital with kidney and/or blood pressure problems.

For Physicians: Dr. Peixoto is Professor of Medicine, Associate Chair for Ambulatory Quality and Safety (Department of Internal Medicine) and Clinical Chief of Nephrology at the Yale University School of Medicine. After receiving his medical degree from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil), he trained in Internal Medicine at UCONN and completed his Nephrology fellowship at Yale. As a clinician, he is primarily interested in resistant and secondary forms of hypertension, and in general consultative nephrology and hypertension. As a teacher, he was the director of the Renal Pathophysiology Module at the Yale School of Medicine for 10 years and has received several teaching awards including the Bohmfalk Teaching Prize in the Basic Sciences and the Francis Gilman Blake Award. As a researcher, he is primarily focused on hypertension in kidney disease, arterial mechanics in kidney disease, and the use of out-of-office BP and telemedicine approaches to the evaluation and management of hypertension. He has been the research mentor to more than 30 medical students, residents and renal fellows, has published more than 100 articles and book chapters in nephrology and hypertension, and is the author of a book on bedside diagnosis. He is an associate editor of Blood Pressure Monitoring and NephSAP in addition to serving on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Nephrology, the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and the Brazilian Journal of Nephrology.

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Dr Peixoto is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, and holds a title of Clinical Specialist in Hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension. He has almost 20 years of experience in the care of patients across the spectrum kidney disease and hypertension. The list below includes conditions about which he has published articles or book chapters:

  • Resistant hypertension
  • Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
  • Hypertension due to kidney disease
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Adrenal hypertension
  • Cardiovascular autonomic disorders and orthostatic hypotension
  • Arterial stiffness and vascular aging
  • Hypertension in dialysis
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Chronic kidney disease and its complications
  • Water, Potassium and Acid-Base disorders
  • Acute kidney injury

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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Nephrology & Hypertension
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Santa Catarina

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    University Conn School Med

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    University Conn School Med

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Yale University

    Completed in 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Nephrology & Hypertension

Procedures Performed

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis