Deborah Mueller Obituary – Cause of Death: Prominent UT Health Trauma Surgeon, Deborah Lynn Mueller dies at 56.
Deborah Lynn Mueller, MD, a prominent Trauma Surgeon and Critical Care Physician at UT Health San Antonio passed away in her home on February 10, 2023, her family announced. She was 56.
Dr. Mueller was born in Georgia into a military family and attended college with an ROTC scholarship at University of South Carolina. She obtained her medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina and successfully completed a general surgery residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB.
She pursued a Trauma and Surgical Critical Care fellowship at UT Southwestern and Parkland Hospital, after which she returned to Wilford Hall as attending faculty for nine years. During this time, she assumed leadership positions, traveled internationally on numerous medical missions and deployments, participated in training a generation of military surgeons, received a faculty appointment at UT Health Sciences Center San Antonio, and retired from the USAF in 2007 achieving the rank of Colonel, United States Air Force.
She is survived by her husband, John Doski, MD, her daughters Sarah Claire and Julia Anne, her mother Mildred Pell Mueller and father Donald Mueller MAJ USAF (ret), and siblings Janet, Donald Jr and Heather.