Patrick Muehlberger, MD

Patrick Muehlberger, MD

Clinical and Applied Science Education

Dr. Muehlberger graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1989 with a B.S. in Physics. He served as a US Air Force pilot from 1989-1996. In 1996 he matriculated to the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences for medical school. From 2000-2003 Dr. Muehlberger was a resident in the Wright Patterson AFB/Wright State University. In 2003 he was assigned as Medical Director and Element Chief for the Emergency Department (ED) at Yokota AFB, Japan. From 2005-2008 Dr. Muehlberger served at the United States Air Force Academy ED, where he was Flight Commander and Medical Director. Dr. Muehlberger deployed as a Critical Care Air Transport Team physician to Iraq and Afghanistan in 2006.

In 2008 he was transferred to Wilford Hall Medical Center, where he served until his retirement in 2013. During that tour, Dr. Muehlberger served as Squadron Commander for the Air Force's largest Emergency Department, Urgent Care Center, EMS, Family Health, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Women's Health clinics. He deployed with the United States Special Operations Command to Iraq in 2009 and Afghanistan in 2011. Dr. Muehlberger's military awards include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, and Air Medal. Dr. Muehlberger served as clinical faculty and Assistant Professor at UT Health San Antonio's Emergency Medicine residency program from 2013-2015.

He is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Uniformed Services University. Dr. Muehlberger works as a part-time contract physician at San Antonio Military Medical Center ED and is a faculty member of the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium Emergency Medicine Residency. He is a founding member of and works clinically at, Full Spectrum a local private free-standing ED group with locations at the Rim and Inwood. Dr. Muehlberger has participated in medical missions to Mozambique and Guatemala. He serves in First Aid ministry at Oak Hills Church. Dr. Muehlberger volunteers in various capacities with his church, local schools and youth sports organizations. He also is active with San Antonio Street Medicine. Dr. Muehlberger is married and has three sons.

  • M.D., Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
  • B.S. in Physics, University of Notre Dome, 1989