Dr. Phil Schuler was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He graduated DuPont Manual High School 1977. He went on to attend the University of Louisville while working as a mechanical design draftsman for five years. Dr. Schuler graduated in 1982 with a BA in Biology. After working as a phlebotomist for four years, he decided to attend dental school at University of Louisville and graduated in 1986. Dr. Schuler worked a few years as an associate and then went on to purchase a dental practice in Shepherdsville Ky. in 1989. Dr. Schuler joined Mortenson Family Dental in 2006 and formed Finance Committee 2009. He retired from clinical practice in 2010 after multiple neck surgeries. Dr. Schuler was named Director of Clinical Affairs Mortenson Family Dental 2013 and Regional President of Louisville/Indiana region 2014. He is also the co-founder of Kaya Dental Supplies.