Tyler Wheeler, MD
Tyler Wheeler, MD, works at Family Practice Center Atlanta as a primary care sports medicine physician. He also teaches family and preventative medicine at Emory University School of Medicine as an adjunct assistant professor.
Wheeler attended Sewanee: The University of the South for his undergraduate studies and Mercer University School of Medicine for medical school. He was elected by his peers to the Gold Humanism in Medicine Society as a medical student, and Mercer’s department of family medicine honored him with the Service to the Family of Man Award in appreciation of his humanistic and intellectual achievements.
Wheeler completed his family medicine residency at the University of Washington, which is frequently ranked among the nation’s top family medical programs. During his stay at UW, he acquired a dermatological area of concentration certificate and was again recognized for his excellent bedside demeanor.
He did a one-year sports medicine fellowship at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, where he was a team physician for Boise State University Athletics, after completing his residency.
Wheeler has received training in musculoskeletal ultrasonography, which he uses to aid in diagnosis and increase shot accuracy. He’s given talks about preventing sudden cardiac death in young athletes and written articles about post-concussion syndrome and MRSA in sports.