Dr. Thomas Schuler, MD, FACS

Dr. Thomas Schuler, MD, FACS

Spine Surgeon at Virginia Spine Institute

Meet Dr. Thomas Schuler, MD, FACS

Dr. Schuler is a board-certified spine surgeon with Virginia Spine Institute.

He offers a wide range of treatments for painful back and neck conditions.

Dr. Schuler at a Glance

  • Dr. Schuler is the founder and CEO of Virginia Spine Institute. He expanded the practice to include regenerative therapy, stem cell therapy, robotic spine surgery, ultrasonic spine surgery, and enhanced motion-preserving surgical techniques.
  • He is named among the 100 Best Spine Surgeons and Specialists in America by Becker’s Spine, and U.S. News & World Report named him among the top 1% of physicians in his specialty nationwide.

Dr. Schuler can meet you with cutting-edge spine care.

Dr. Schuler is a member of Virginia Spine Institute

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Directions to our primary location in

Reston, VA

How Dr. Thomas Schuler, MD, FACS Can Help You


  • Spine Surgeon


  • Fellowship - Kerlan - Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles, California
  • Residency - William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Medical School - Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana


  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Spine Conditions
  • Thoracic Spinal Disorders


  • Back Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Upper Cervical Specific Techniques

Accolades for Dr. Thomas Schuler, MD, FACS

Professional Distinctions

  • Founder, President, CEO - The Virginia Spine Institute
  • Spine Consultant to the Washington Redskins
  • Program Director of the Virginia Spine Institute Physician Assistant Fellowship Program

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Spine Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Young Presidents Organization
  • Founding Member, Lumbar Spine Study Group

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Spine Surgery
  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Thomas Schuler, MD, FACS

11800 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191
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Primary Location:

11800 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191


Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurances Accepted

Profile last updated: January 17, 2019. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.