University of Nebraska Medical Center

Michelle Mulder, MD

Assistant Professor, UNMC Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology

Dr. Michelle Mulder

Dr. Mulder is an endocrine surgeon who is devoted to the surgical treatment of diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and other endocrine glands. She is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan. She earned her bachelor's in biology at Albion College and her medical degree at Wayne State University in Detroit. She then completed her general surgery residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Health, during which time she received a research training grant studying the physiologic effects of stress in the U.S. Army. She went on to complete her endocrine surgery fellowship at the University of California San Francisco working with world-renowned leaders in endocrine surgery.

Dr. Mulder has a particular interest in minimally invasive approaches and will be the first provider in Nebraska to offer the posterior retroperitoneoscopic approach for adrenalectomies. She is highly active in clinical research, having published nearly 40 manuscripts, two book chapters and 100 abstracts. She is a dedicated medical educator, actively involved in lectureships and mentorship programs at UNMC. In her free time, she enjoys running, tennis and spending time with her family in Michigan.

  • BA, Biology, Albion College, Albion, Michigan
  • MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Miami/Jackson Health, Miami, Florida
  • Fellowship, Endocrine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
  • American Board of Surgery certified in 2023


Research Interests
  • Clinical outcomes in endocrine surgery
  • Health disparities in endocrine surgery
  • Management of adrenal incidentalomas
  • Bone health in primary hyperparathyroidism