Richard E. Schluessel, MD, FACP, is a highly-regarded nephrologist who maintains his own private practice, St. Thomas Nephrology, in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Furthermore, he has hospital privileges at Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. 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 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.Richard E. Schluessel, MD, FACP, graduated in 1981 with his doctor of medicine degree from La Faculté de Médecine et Pharmacie d’Angers in France. In addition, he is fellowship trained in nephrology at Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Schluessel achieved board certification in internal medicine and the subspecialty of nephrology with the American Board of Internal Medicine. In order to maintain a forefront position in the field of nephrology, Dr. Schluessel is a professional member of the International Society of Nephrology and the Renal Physicians Association.