Dr. Mueller began his employment career in college as a cooperative engineering intern at NASA’s Johnson Space Center where he worked in support of the Space Shuttle Program. He completed his B.S. degree with honors in electrical engineering at North Carolina State University and received his Doctor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Mueller completed his training in Family Medicine at Malcolm-Grow Medical Center at Andrews Air Force Base. While serving in the Air Force after residency, Dr. Mueller deployed twice overseas, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as a flight surgeon. On May 15, 2019, he joined Centra as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to joining Centra in 2019, Dr. Mueller served as a Senior Vice President at Novant Health, a large multi-state integrated healthcare delivery system. During the last four years at Novant Health, he served as President of the Greater Charlotte Market, the largest market within Novant Health. Under his leadership, the Greater Charlotte Market grew considerably across all service lines, developed new clinical programs and set new records for growth.
During his career, Dr. Mueller has had numerous experiences across many facets of the continuum of care and has a proven history of working collaboratively with independent as well as employed physicians. Dr. Mueller has continued to practice family medicine throughout his career and plans to continue seeing patients, as time allows, in Lynchburg.
Dr. Mueller is married to his wife Courtney of 27 years and has three daughters, Molly (22), Katie (20) and Abby (18). Dr. Mueller and his family reside in Lynchburg.