Aldo Jose Peixoto MD, FASN, FASH

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

Departments & Organizations

LCME Education Subcommittee

Office of Student ResearchInternal Medicine: Nephrology

Research Interests

Clinical and prognostic relevance of trans-telephonic home BP monitoring; Arterial stiffness in kidney disease; Systems factors related to the delivery of care in hypertension; Hemodynamic phenotyping in hypertension; Renal sympathetic denervation in resistant hypertension. more...


  • M.D., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, 1992

Selected Publications

  • Peixoto AJ and Bakris G. Approach to the patient with hypertensive nephrosclerosis. In: Kimmel P and Rosenberg M (eds): Chronic Renal Disease. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2015: 455-69
  • Belcher JM, Garcia-Tsao G, Sanyal AJ, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Peixoto AJ, Perazella MA, Ansari N, Lim J, Coca SG, Parikh CR; for the TRIBE-AKI Consortium. Urinary biomarkers and progression of AKI in patients with cirrhosis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2014; 9: 1857-67, epub ahead of print Sep 2
  • Romero C, Peixoto AJ, Orias M. Estimated GFR or albuminuria: which one is really associated with resistant hypertension? Semin Nephrol 2014; 34: 492-7.



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