About ASN

Mark A. Perazella, MD, FASN, BRCU Education Director

ASN Biography

Mark A. Perazella, MD, FASN, is a Board-certified nephrologist and a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine Section of Nephrology at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. His academic career has centered on his role as a clinician and educator. He recently completed a 12-year term as Nephrology Fellowship Training Program Director at Yale University, and is currently Director of the Acute Dialysis Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and Medical Director for the Yale Physician Associate Program.

Dr. Perazella recently completed a 6-year term as a member of the ABIM Nephrology Subspecialty Board and Exam Writing Committee. Dr. Perazella was recently appointed as Education Co-Director for the ASN Board Review Course & Update. He also serves on the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Post-Graduate Education Committee, the ASN Education Committee, and is Chair of the ASN Onco-Nephrology Forum Group. He also participates as a member of the NKF KDOQI Education Committee. He formerly served on the ASN Training Program Directors Executive Committee.

Moreover, Dr. Perazella is active in editorial work. He is currently an Associate Editor for the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Assistant Editor for Seminars in Dialysis, and Section Editor (AKI) for Clinical Nephrology. He also serves on the Editorial Board for the American Journal of Medicine and the American Journal of Kidney Diseases (Core Curriculum series). He has published over 200 articles, written numerous book chapters, and co-edited various nephrology-related books. His clinical areas of interest are drug-induced kidney disease, onco-nephrology, HIV-related kidney disease, and complications of hemodialysis.

Dr. Perazella earned his BS and MS at the University of Connecticut and his medical degree at New York Medical College. He did his residency at the Yale Primary Care Program and later completed fellowship training at Yale University/Yale-New Haven Hospital.