Dr. Joseph Mulka was born and raised in Michigan. He 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. Dr. Mulka is married and has eight children.