Joseph P. Mulka, M.D., Ph.D.


Electromyography (EMG)

Ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal injections


Dr. Mulka joined Nebraska Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine in July 2012.  Born and raised in Michigan, Dr. Mulka completed his undergraduate studies in mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan.  He also completed his Masters and Doctorate in biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan. He earned his medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan.  This was followed by a transitional year internship at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI where he served as the chief transitional year resident.

He completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. This included extensive training in ultrasound guided musculoskeletal injections, electromyography and nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS), and fluoroscopically (x-ray) guided lumbar spine injections. These areas of expertise will be the focus of his practice at NOASM.

Dr. Mulka is married and has seven children.


B.S.E. – University of Michigan, 2001

M.S.E. – University of Michigan, 2003

Ph.D. – University of Michigan, 2004

M.D. – Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2008


American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2014


Transitional Year Internship: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Chief Resident 2008-2009

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 2009-2012


Jane M., RN, Britney D., RN, and Erika M. RN




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