Dr. Shirley D. Schlessinger MD Nephrologist

Dr. Shirley Schlessinger is a nephrologist in Jackson, Mississippi and is affiliated with University Hospital. She received her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Schlessinger accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 9 doctors at University Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

University Hospital
High performing in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985–1989

University of Alabama Medical Center
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1990–1993

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1989–1990

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

MS State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Community-based internal medicine residency training--a report on our first two years.
White, J. P., Schlessinger, S. D., O'Connell, J. B.

Organ donation and recovery in Mississippi: update 1996.
Schlessinger, S. D.

Ethical issues in transplantation: living related donation in the setting of severe neurological damage without brain death.
Schlessinger, S., Crook, E. D., Black, R., Barber, H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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