Dr. Ronald R. Reichel is board certified in nephrology and internal medicine. He received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School, and subsequently started a medical internship and residency at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Reichel then went on to complete a nephrology fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco.
He sees and treats patients for chronic kidney disease (CKD), acute kidney injury (AKI), electrolyte disorders, acid-base disorders, secondary hypertension, hyperparathyroidism, proteinuria and kidney transplants.
Dr. Reichel’s area of interest is acute renal failure. He has considerable research experience and received a PhD. in biochemistry. In addition, he completed postdoctoral studies at The Rockefeller University in New York City which ultimately culminated in the discovery of the E2F transcription. E2F is critically involved in cell cycle regulation in eucaryotes.
He was awarded a Howard Hughes fellowship as well as a National Kidney Foundation reward. In addition, he has received several consecutive research grants from the American Cancer Society and functioned as Principal Investigator on several kidney related clinical research studies. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed medical studies on topics including gene expression and acute kidney injury.