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Dr. Schuler Garners National Recognition As, “Spine Surgeon Leader To Know”

April 14, 2016


Virginia Spine Institute is proud to announce its CEO and founder, Dr. Thomas Schuler,  has been named Spine Surgeon Leader to Know 2016 by Becker’s Spine Review. In addition to his educational merits, Dr. Schuler’s most noted accomplishments listed include his work on pioneering the first hybrid multi-level cervical artificial disc replacement with spinal fusion and his work in regenerative therapy research.


Board-certified Thomas C. Schuler, MD, founded Reston-based Virginia Spine Institute and now serves as CEO.

He performed the first hybrid multi-level cervical artificial disc replacement with spinal fusion. He is heavily involved in regenerative therapy research and has participated in various FDA studies. He previously served as the spine consultant to the Washington Redskins.

Dr. Schuler is a fellow of American College of Spine Surgery, American College of Surgeons and American College of Orthopaedic Surgery.

After obtaining his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Dr. Schuler completed his orthopedic surgery residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oaks, Mich. He then completed his spinal surgery fellowship at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles.


Virginia Spine Institute’s reputation is unmatched as a world-renowned luxury destination in spinal healthcare, dedicated to providing an elevated level of concierge care for those suffering from neck and back conditions. For three decades, their proven methods have led them to dramatically improving the quality of life for over 100,000 patients, from 32 countries.


People seek care from Virginia Spine Institute because of their elite team of board-certified spine-specialized physicians offering unique approaches to safe and effective back and neck pain relief. As one of the few centers that begin treatment with non-surgical options before recommending surgery, 90% of their patients get better without spine surgery. Through a comprehensive model, Virginia Spine Institute is able to offer regenerative medicine, non-operative treatments, minimally-invasive spine surgery, and physical therapy through their team of spine specialists.


The team’s dedication to detail and patient success is a shining light in the field of spinal healthcare. As pioneers and leaders in this field, they have also accomplished many of the world’s firsts in spine surgery by using modern treatments and cutting-edge technology not offered anywhere else.

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