Thomas Mroz is the Chair of the Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute and the Director of Spine Research at Cleveland Clinic. In these roles, he oversees clinical operations for the institute, as well as Clinical Transformation, CI, Experience and Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation.

Previously, Dr. Mroz was the Center Director for the Center for Spine Health in the Neurological Institute and the Spine Surgery Fellowship Director.

Dr. Mroz graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC and two fellowships in spine surgery — one at the University of California, Los Angeles and one at the University of Tennessee Department of Neurosurgery that focused on minimally invasive spine surgery.

Dr. Mroz is active in research and has lectured nationally and internationally on minimally invasive surgery and cervical spine surgery. He has authored over 400 research articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed medical literature. Dr. Mroz is a board member of the Cervical Spine Research Society and a member and/or Chair of various professional organizations and committees.