Tyler Wheeler, M.D. Curriculum Vitae

Specialty: Family Practice, Sports Medicine

 About Tyler Wheeler, MD

Dr. Tyler Wheeler, a Modern Luxury – Atlantan Magazine Top Doctor & Castle Connolly Top Doctor in Atlanta, joined Family Practice Center in 2014 and became a partner in 2018. Dr. Wheeler specializes in family medicine, with an emphasis on sports medicine and dermatology. He is board-certified in both family and sports medicine. He completed his undergraduate degree at Sewanee: The University of the South, and medical school at Mercer University School of Medicine. As a medical student, he was elected by his peers into the Gold Humanism in Medicine Society and was awarded the Service to the Family of Man Award by Mercer’s department of Family Medicine in recognition of his humanistic and academic achievements. Dr. Wheeler completed his Family Medicine residency at the University of Washington (UW), consistently among the top Family Medicine departments in the Country. During his time at UW, Dr. Wheeler earned an area of concentration certificate in dermatology and was again awarded for his outstanding bedside manner. After residency, he completed a one-year sports medicine fellowship at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, where he served as one of several team physicians for Boise State University Athletics. Outside of Family Practice Center, Dr. Wheeler serves as the primary care sports medicine physician for Kennesaw State University Athletics and he teaches medical students as an adjunct professor of family medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. WebMD utilizes his expertise as a freelance medical reviewer for their content. He and his wife Lindsay live in Virginia Highland with their two dogs Rubin and Adelaide. They are active in their community, season ticket holders to the Atlanta United, fitness enthusiasts, expert skiers, nature lovers and seasoned world travelers.

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Curriculum Vitae

DrWheelerFellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine 2013-2014
Family Medicine Residency of Idaho
777 N. Raymond
Boise, ID 83704

Residency in Family Medicine 2010-2013
University of Washington Department of Family Medicine
314 NE Thornton Place
Seattle, WA 98125

Mercer University School of Medicine 2006-2010
Doctor of Medicine
1550 College St.
Macon, GA 31207

Bachelor of Science, Biology 2001-2004
Sewanee: The University of The South
735 University Ave.
Sewanee, TN 373

Continued Education:

  • AMSSM Advanced Ultrasound of the Elbow course – April, 2015
  • AMSSM Advanced Ultrasound of the Hand/Wrist course – April, 2015
  • AMSSM Advanced Musculoskeletal Ultrasound course – April, 2014
  • Ada County Medical Society Winter Clinics – Feb, 2014
  • Orthotalk Ultrasound Course – Jan, 2014
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting – 2013 – 2015
  • American Academy of Family Physicians Skin Problems and Diseases course – 2012
DrWheelerMedical Volunteer, Dharamsala India, 4/10-5/10
Himalayan Health Exchange
PO Box 610
Decatur, GA 30031-0610

Mountain Guest Services, 1/06-4/06
Sun Valley Company
PO Box 10
Sun Valley, ID 83353

Medical Volunteer, 9/05-12/05
Embangweni Hospital, Malawi

Medical Assistant, 9/04-9/05
Family Medicine and Wellness
380 Washington Ave.
Ketchum, ID 83340

Emergency Department Technician, 7/03-9/03 & 7/04-9/04
Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342

 

Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Modern Luxury – The Atlantan Magazine Top Doc: 2022, 2023DrWheeler

Patient Reported Assessment in Satisfaction and Excellence (PRAISE) Award

  • Rated above the 80th percentile nationally for communication skills.
  • The only resident in the University of Washington system to receive this award in the 2012-2013 academic year

Service to the Family of Man Award

  • Awarded by the Mercer University School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine to the medical student who most exemplifies “those scholarly and caring qualities of the ideal family physician.”

The Gold Humanism Honor Society

  • Elected by medical school peers “in recognition of exemplary service, integrity, clinical excellence and compassion.”

Omicron Delta Kappa – The National Leadership Honor Society

  • Inducted by peers “in recognition of conspicuous attainments and service in collegiate activities.”
DrWheelerWheeler TH and Cawse-Lucas J. Post Concussion Syndrome. In: Domino FJ, Baldor RA, et al. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult. 23rd ed. Phildelphia,PA: Wolter Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2015.

Wheeler TH and Cawse-Lucas J. Post Concussion Syndrome. In: Domino FJ, Baldor RA, et al. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult. 22nd ed. Phildelphia,PA: Wolter Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2014.

University of Washington – residency didactic presentation on the clinical examination of the spine. March, 2013.

Family Medicine Residency of Idaho – fracture management and casting workshop instructor. October, 2013.

St. Alphonsus Health System, “Sports Talk” – lecture to athletic trainers and coaches on MRSA in sport. November, 2013.

Family Medicine Residency of Idaho – didactic presentation on the management of common hand injuries. December, 2013.

Family Medicine Residency of Idaho – didactic presentation on cardiovascular screening of adolescent athletes. January, 2014.

Ada County Medical Society Winter Clinics – presentation on cardiovascular screening in younger athletes: a review of the Seattle Criteria. February, 2014

  • DrWheelerSuture clinic instructor for the Rural/Underserved Opportunities Program and the Family Medicine Interest Group at the University of Washington
  • Introduction to Clinical Medicine (ICM) group leader   2012-2013
    • Course taken by 1st year medical students that teaches interview techniques, exam and write up skills.
  • Social Co-Chair of the Mercer School of Medicine Class of 2010
  • Intra-Fraternity Counsel Chairman of Community Service and Academic Affairs at the University of The South
  • Co-Chair of the Big People for Little People Service Organization at the University of The South
  • President of the Wellington Social Society at the University of The South
  • Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at the University of The South
    • Rush Chairman 2001-2002
    • Community Service Chairman 2001-2004
    • Vice President 2002-2003
DrWheelerAmerican Board of Family Medicine – ID No. 154571

Member of the American Academy of Family Physicians

Member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

DrWheelerAdjunct Professor – Emory University School of Medicine
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