Dr. Schulze is a board certified, fellowship trained hand and upper extremity surgeon, specializing in diseases and injury from the fingertips to the elbow. Dr. Schulze graduated with a biology degree and psychology minor from Rider University in New Jersey. He attended Ross University School of Medicine and became interested in multiple subspecialties of Surgery in his 3rd and 4th year, as a student on the service of Dr. Stanley Dudrick.
Dr. Schulze completed his General Surgery residency at Seton Hall University, in New Jersey. During his residency, he served on many services including Trauma, Burn, Pediatric Surgery and Orthopedics, among others. He ultimately served as chief resident in his fifth year of training.
Following residency, Dr. Schulze pursued specialty training as a Burn Fellow at Southern Illinois University, under Dr. Bradon Wilhelmi and Dr. Michael Neumeister. He followed his burn fellowship with a hand and microvascular fellowship under Dr. Michael Neumeister, Dr Robert Russel, Dr Elvin Zook, and others at the same institution.
Dr. Schulze has authored multiple textbook chapters and peer reviewed articles in the fields of General Surgery, Hand Surgery and Microvascular Reconstruction. Dr. Schulze is considered an expert in his field and has presented research at regional, national and international meetings. He has served as faculty instructor for the management of Dupuytren’s Disease, Burns and Compression Neuropathies. Dr. Schulze is the only fellowship trained hand and upper extremity surgeon offering wrist replacement surgery on the Eastern Shore. He specializes in treatment of nerve compression and injuries of the peripheral nerves, tendon injuries, management of arthritis, fractures, tendinopathies, sports related injuries, and all facets of upper extremity pathology.
Dr. Schulze has been named a Top Doc by Delaware Today Magazine for Hand Surgery. The doctors on this list are the most recommended by their professional peers, as determined by a Delaware Today Magazine survey of licensed physicians in Delaware, most recently in 2023.