Mike Uihlein is serving as a team physician for the tenth-straight season with the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team.
Since joining the U.S. staff in 2013-14, Uihlein has served on teams that have claimed 11 titles, including three Paralympic gold medals (2014, 2018, 2022); three world championships (2015, 2019, 2021); five Para Hockey Cups (fromerly World Sled Hockey Challenge) titles (2015, 2016 (Jan.), 2016 (Dec.), 2017, 2019) as well as the 2016 IPC Pan-Pacific Championship and 2018 Turin Para Ice Hockey International Tournament.
Uihlein also served on the Team USA squads that earned runner-up finishes at the 2017 Para Sled Hockey World Championship; 2013 IPC Sled Hockey World Championship; and 2013 World Sled Hockey Challenge.
After finishing his sports medicine fellowship in 2016, Uihlein now splits his time between the emergency department and the newly formed adaptive sports clinic at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.
Uihlein completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado before graduating from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2000. In 2003, Uihlein completed an emergency medical residency and worked as a full-time emergency room doctor in both Wisconsin and Hawaii until returning to the Medical College of Wisconsin for a sports medicine fellwoship 2015.
Uihlein resides in Grafton, Wisconsin, with his wife, Sandra, and their daughters, Brook and Zoe.