Peter Igarashi, MD

Nesbitt Chair and Head, Department of Medicine

Peter Igarashi

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-625-3654

Office Address:
Department of Medicine
401 East River Parkway
Suite 189, 1st Floor VCRC
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

Mailing Address:
Department of Medicine
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 194
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Lab Address:
Molecular Medicine Lab
Molecular and Cellular Biology Bldg (MCB)
420 Washington Avenue SE, Suite 5-148
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0372

Administrative Assistant Name
Jill Lane

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Medical School, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Residency, University of California, Davis, CA

Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


Dr. Peter Igarashi is Nesbitt Chair and Head of the Department of Medicine and member of the Renal Diseases & Hypertension Division.

Dr. Igarashi studied Biomedical Sciences at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before earning his MD from UCLA's School of Medicine. He is a former holder of the Robert Tucker Hayes Distinguished Chair in Nephrology at the University of Texas Southwest Medical Center and has taught at that institution as well as Yale University School of Medicine.

He completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at the University of California, Davis Medical Center before completing a nephrology fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine. His research focuses on kidney development, transcription regulation, and polycystic kidney disease (PKD).



University of Minnesota Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Internal medicine; General nephrology; Polycystic kidney disease