George Muschler, MD
Dr. Muschler specializes in adult reconstructive surgery and the treatment of fracture non-union and serves as Vice Chairman, Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute, Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Muschler’s laboratory in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Cleveland Clinic focuses on challenges in adult stem cell biology, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Dr. Muschler has served as a leader in developing multi-institutional collaborative translational networks. He currently serves as Director of the Clinical Tissue Engineering Center (CTEC), an Ohio-based network. Dr. Muschler served as a Co-Director of the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM), a national network funded by the Department of Defense and dedicated to the acceleration of development of improved therapies to serve wounded warriors, from March 2008 to May 2010.
Dr. Muschler earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana in and his M.D. at Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas, and fellowship training in musculoskeletal oncology and metabolic bone disease at The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York.