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Michelle T. Mueller

Michelle T. Mueller, MD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Surgery , Adjunct -

Divisions: , Vascular Surgery

Academic Office Information

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery (Sub: General Surgery)
  • American Board of Surgery (Sub: Vascular Surgery)

Michelle Mueller, M.D. has been a member of the Division of Vascular Surgery since 2003, when she became a Vascular Surgery fellow. She became a full-time faculty member in 2004. Dr. Mueller received her medical degree from the University of Colorado, then completed her General Surgery residency at the University of Utah. Following her fellowship in Vascular Surgery, she participated in the master’s program in Clinical Research. Dr. Mueller was the Vascular Surgery fellowship program director from 2012 to 2019.

Dr. Mueller’s practice is based at the Veterans Hospital in Salt Lake City where she serves as Chief of Surgery.

Her research interests are imaging for vascular disease and peripheral arterial disease outcomes. Dr. Mueller is known for her role in surgical education. She has been concentrating on surgical simulation training and wellness for trainees.

Education History

Graduate Training University of Utah, K30 Training Program
University of Utah School of Medicine
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
University of Utah School of Medicine
Professional Medical University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
University of Colorado - Boulder

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Li X, Conlin CC, Decker ST, Hu N, Mueller M, Khor L, Hanrahan C, Layec G, Lee VS, Zhang JL (2018). Sampling arterial input function (AIF) from peripheral arteries: Comparison of a temporospatial-feature based method against conventional manual method. Magn Reson Imaging, 57, 118-123.
  2. Conlin CC, Layec G, Hanrahan CJ, Hu N, Mueller MT, Lee VS, Zhang JL (2018). Exercise-stimulated arterial transit time in calf muscles measured by dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging. Physiol Rep, 7(1), e13978.
  3. Hanrahan CJ, Lindley MD, Mueller M, Kim D, Sommers D, Morrell G, Redd A, Carlston K, Lee VS (2018). Diagnostic Accuracy of Noncontrast MR Angiography Protocols at 3T for the Detection and Characterization of Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease. J Vasc Interv Radiol, 29(11), 1585-1594.e2.
  4. Gifford JR, Ives SJ, Park SY, Andtbacka RH, Hyngstrom JR, Mueller MT, Treiman GS, Ward C, Trinity JD, Richardson RS (2014). alpha1- and alpha2-adrenergic responsiveness in human skeletal muscle feed arteries: the role of TRPV ion channels in heat-induced sympatholysis. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 307(9), H1288-97.
  5. Shelgikar C, Mohebali J, Sarfati MR, Mueller MT, Kinikini DV, Kraiss LW (2010). A design modification to minimize tilting of an inferior vena cava filter does not deliver a clinical benefit. J Vasc Surg, 52(4), 920-4.