Wythe County Community Hospital Welcomes Nephrologist, Richard E. Schluessel, MD, FACP to Medical Staff

July 18, 2018

Wythe County Community Hospital welcomes Richard E. Schluessel, MD, FACP to the medical staff.  Dr. Schluessel is a nephrologist at Blue Ridge Nephrology Associates located at 590 West Ridge Road, Suite E in Wytheville, VA. 

Dr. Schleussel graduated in 1981 with his doctor of medicine degree from La Faculte de Medecine et Pharmacie d’Angers in France.  He completed his residency in internal medicine at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport CT and his fellowship in nephrology at Brown University Affliated Hospitals. 

He is board-certified in internal medicine and the subspecialty of nephrology with the American Board of Internal Medicine.  He is a professional member of the International Society of nephrology and the Renal Physicians Association. Dr. Schluessel is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and, in the past, he spoke in the Middle East among other international public speaking engagements. 

He believes that his successful career as a nephrologist is primarily due to his family’s support and the satisfaction that his work gives him. Dr. Schluessel is an expert in general nephrology featuring exceptional skills, knowledge, and expertise which he has successfully honed throughout his more than three decades of experience. His areas of expertise include post-transplant care, acute renal failure, dialysis, and intensive care unit medicine.

WCCH welcomes Dr. Schleussel and his family to Wytheville.