Dr. Aldo Peixoto, MD

Dr. Aldo Peixoto, MD

Nephrology & Hypertension  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Aldo Peixoto, MD is a nephrology & hypertension specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Santa Catarina in 1992 and specializes in nephrology & hypertension.Read his story

800 Howard Ave Fl 2

New Haven, CT 06519

Contact Information

(203) 785-4184

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 78% of peers
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
more than 78% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
more than 55% of peers

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Dr. Peixoto's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Peixoto "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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1  Specialties

  • Nephrology & Hypertension

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

42  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 Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Santa Catarina
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Conn School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Conn School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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