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News Release: Dr. Schuler Earns 2015 National Leadership Award

June 04, 2015 in News, Article, Awards & Recognition,
Posted by Virginia Spine Institute



For Immediate Release -- May 27, 2015:

Becker's Healthcare recognizes 20 spine surgeons in the nation who received the Spine Surgeon Leadership Award in 2015. Virginia Spine Institute is proud to have Dr. Thomas Schuler, Founder and CEO, garner this prestigious award. 


Thomas Schuler, MD — Virginia Spine Institute in Reston
Dr. Schuler is the founder and CEO of Virginia Spine Institute and spinal consultant for the Washington Redskins. He was also a founder of the Spinal Research Foundation and focuses his career on innovating in spinal treatment. He is a fellow with the American College of Surgeons and member of the North American Spine Society.

Dr. Schuler was among the first to perform hybrid multi-level cervical artificial disc replacement with spinal fusion. He also pioneered an alternative to spine surgery in regenerative therapy and participated in several FDA-approved studies. He has expertise in biologics and uses stem cells in his procedures.

Dr. Schuler earned his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich. His additional training includes a fellowship in spine surgery at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles.