Michael Kashgarian MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Pathology

Biographical Info

Michael Kashgarian is professor emeritus of and senior research scientist in pathology. He received his medical degree from Yale School of Medicine in 1958, completed his residency in pathology at the Yale-New Haven Medical Center in 1963, and completed a fellowship in laboratory medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 1964. While on the Yale faculty he established a diagnostic renal pathology and electron microscopy laboratory that bears his name. He was also a pioneer in understanding the process of organ rejection. Although Kashgarian has retired, he continues to serve as editor in chief of Yale Medicine.

Education & Training

Yale University (1958)
Barnes Hospital/Washington University, Internal Medicine (1958 - 1959)
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Pathology (1959 - 1963)
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Laboratory Medicine (1963 - 1964)
Board Certification
Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, Board Certified  (1967)
Board Certification
Medicolegal Pathology, Board Certified  (1968)

Honors & Recognition

  • Elected Fellow
    American Association for the Advancement of Science (1996)
  • Elected Honorary Member
    Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Nephrologie - German Society of Nephrology (1998)
  • Distinguished Achievement Award
    National Kidney Foundation (1997)
  • Medal of the Postgraduate Medical Institute
    Medical Institute of Saint Petersburg, Russia (2004)
  • Jacob Churg Award
    Renal Pathology Society (2004)

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