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Woodruff Center

1446 1St Avenue
Woodruff, WI 54568

Appointment Phone:
1-715-358-0610

Provider Bio down arrow

Dr. James Mullen joined the Marshfield Clinic in 2011, however, he has been providing physical medicine and rehabilitation services to the Northwoods since 1992.

Dr. Mullen is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he completed his medical degree and doctoral course work in Exercise Physiology. At State University of New York, Buffalo, he completed an Internal Medicine internship as well as his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.

He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. His professional affiliations include the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American College of Sports Medicine, and the Wisconsin Medical Society.

He is board certified in Sports Medicine. His interest stems from his past personal experiences as an athlete. He has many personal athletic accomplishments. He was a six-time member U.S. National Speedskating Team, he also has had multiple top 200 finishes in the American Birkebeiner and is still actively racing, and was inducted in March, 2007, into the Wisconsin Soccer Association Hall of Fame.

Dr. Mullen and his family are very involved in wellness and physical activity events in the Minocqua area and have a vested interest in the health and well-being of their community.

He enjoys working toward sport enhancement with athletes and injury prevention as well as rehabilitation when necessary. Dr. Mullen works with patients of all ages and abilities enabling them to make the most of their functional capabilities and well-being.

Professional Summary down arrow

  • Medical School
    University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison, WI, United States, M.D. 1988

    Internship
    State University of New York - Hospitals Buffalo, NY, United States, Internal Medicine 1989

    Residency
    State University of New York - Hospitals Buffalo, NY, United States, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 1992

  • Professional Societies
    American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation American College of Sports Medicine Wisconsin Medical Society

    Board Certifications
    Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: 1993, recertified 2013 Sports Medicine: 2013

    State Licenses
    Wisconsin

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Patient Ratings down arrow

4.8
out of 5 (119 ratings, 12 comments)
4.8
Provider friendliness
4.7
Provider explanations of my problem
4.7
Provider concern for my questions
4.8
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.7
Provider's medication information
4.7
Provider's follow-up care instructions
4.8
Provider's use of words I understood
4.8
Provider's amount of time with me
4.8
My confidence in this provider
4.8
My likelihood of recommending this provider

Patient Comments down arrow

Comments are also gathered from the Press Ganey patient satisfaction survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing.
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March 23, 2017
Dr. Mullen's has helped me with my back problem, and has never told me I need surgery or shots like the doc at the [...]did.
April 07, 2017
[...]Huge value of P.T. to well being. Dr. Mullen was my 1st choice based on positive past experiences for my current problem.
June 25, 2017
Dr. Mullen thorough and caring, with good suggestions.
July 06, 2017
I really appreciated Dr. Mullen's professional, pertinent 'helpful suggestions about my situation. He tailored his plan of care to meet my needs.
August 16, 2017
I waited until I returned to [...]to complete my therapy after hip replacement. Dr. Mullins & his team - AMAZING!
October 25, 2017
I trust Dr. Mullen's judgment and feel completely confident in his diagnostic skills.
November 21, 2017
I think he saved my life with his diagnosis, he is amazing.
November 29, 2017
Highly confident. Dr. Mullen takes your treatment step by step. Happy that I was referred to him. 9. Excellent.
January 11, 2018
He is absolutely outstanding, intelligent, through.
May 25, 2017
Dr. Mullen is exceptional as is his staff.
August 25, 2017
Not really sure what my condition is - doc not sure either - he is referring me to another specialist.
May 30, 2017
Excellent!!
May 30, 2017
Excellent!!
May 25, 2017
Dr. Mullen is exceptional as is his staff.
August 25, 2017
Not really sure what my condition is - doc not sure either - he is referring me to another specialist.
March 23, 2017
Dr. Mullen's has helped me with my back problem, and has never told me I need surgery or shots like the doc at the [...]did.
April 07, 2017
[...]Huge value of P.T. to well being. Dr. Mullen was my 1st choice based on positive past experiences for my current problem.
June 25, 2017
Dr. Mullen thorough and caring, with good suggestions.
July 06, 2017
I really appreciated Dr. Mullen's professional, pertinent 'helpful suggestions about my situation. He tailored his plan of care to meet my needs.
August 16, 2017
I waited until I returned to [...]to complete my therapy after hip replacement. Dr. Mullins & his team - AMAZING!
October 25, 2017
I trust Dr. Mullen's judgment and feel completely confident in his diagnostic skills.
November 21, 2017
I think he saved my life with his diagnosis, he is amazing.
November 29, 2017
Highly confident. Dr. Mullen takes your treatment step by step. Happy that I was referred to him. 9. Excellent.
January 11, 2018
He is absolutely outstanding, intelligent, through.
March 23, 2017
Dr. Mullen's has helped me with my back problem, and has never told me I need surgery or shots like the doc at the [...]did.
April 07, 2017
[...]Huge value of P.T. to well being. Dr. Mullen was my 1st choice based on positive past experiences for my current problem.
May 25, 2017
Dr. Mullen is exceptional as is his staff.
May 30, 2017
Excellent!!
June 25, 2017
Dr. Mullen thorough and caring, with good suggestions.
July 06, 2017
I really appreciated Dr. Mullen's professional, pertinent 'helpful suggestions about my situation. He tailored his plan of care to meet my needs.
August 16, 2017
I waited until I returned to [...]to complete my therapy after hip replacement. Dr. Mullins & his team - AMAZING!
August 25, 2017
Not really sure what my condition is - doc not sure either - he is referring me to another specialist.
October 25, 2017
I trust Dr. Mullen's judgment and feel completely confident in his diagnostic skills.
November 21, 2017
I think he saved my life with his diagnosis, he is amazing.
November 29, 2017
Highly confident. Dr. Mullen takes your treatment step by step. Happy that I was referred to him. 9. Excellent.
January 11, 2018
He is absolutely outstanding, intelligent, through.
January 11, 2018
He is absolutely outstanding, intelligent, through.
November 29, 2017
Highly confident. Dr. Mullen takes your treatment step by step. Happy that I was referred to him. 9. Excellent.
November 21, 2017
I think he saved my life with his diagnosis, he is amazing.
October 25, 2017
I trust Dr. Mullen's judgment and feel completely confident in his diagnostic skills.
August 25, 2017
Not really sure what my condition is - doc not sure either - he is referring me to another specialist.
August 16, 2017
I waited until I returned to [...]to complete my therapy after hip replacement. Dr. Mullins & his team - AMAZING!
July 06, 2017
I really appreciated Dr. Mullen's professional, pertinent 'helpful suggestions about my situation. He tailored his plan of care to meet my needs.
June 25, 2017
Dr. Mullen thorough and caring, with good suggestions.
May 30, 2017
Excellent!!
May 25, 2017
Dr. Mullen is exceptional as is his staff.
April 07, 2017
[...]Huge value of P.T. to well being. Dr. Mullen was my 1st choice based on positive past experiences for my current problem.
March 23, 2017
Dr. Mullen's has helped me with my back problem, and has never told me I need surgery or shots like the doc at the [...]did.