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Dr. David Wyatt

Family Medicine
Miami, FL
27 years experience male

Locations

inVentiv Health Clinic Miami

Miami, FL

Address

1951, NW 7th Ave, Miami, FL
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
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About

Bio

David J Wyatt MD received his undergraduate degree in Biology in 1991 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and earned his Doctorate from the James H. Quillen School of Medicine at East Tennessee State University in 1995. He completed his Family Medicine Residency as Chief Resident at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, GA in 1998. Now, delving into the Early Stage Clinical Trial world of medicine - particularly interested in the effect weight and obesity has on the most common and difficult to treat medical conditions - and assisting patients and local physicians in the education and guidance nutritionally, medically and physically to achieve a healthier weight and decrease the burden on healthcare- from things like Diabetes, Hypertension, High Cholesterol, Metabolic Syndrome, Osteoarthritis.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Bariatrics

Preventive Medicine

Doctor Q&A

190 Answers
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Skin folliculitis: It is important to make sure blood sugar levels are normal. There are also some antibiotic / antiseptic skin washes either prescription or over the c... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
GO TO MD!!!: I definitely would contact the md that performed the colonoscopy asap.. There are a few rare complications post-colonoscopy that you need to be worrie... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Possible....yes: Any abnormal lymph mode needs to checked out by md... Cancer, RA among other more simple possibilities like infection are also possible.
A member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Yes!: All medications have a "shelf life" or expiration date.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Most common-allergy: Eye allergens are common to cause daily itching, dryness and irritation along with watering... Watery eyes may also be due to "chronic dry eyes".
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Possibly: There are some people that are very salt sensitive.... And too much salt can cause fluid retention/ water weight gain- as well as effect blood pressu... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Calorie...: Is a calorie is a calorie... Even though honey is a more natural sweetener - it stills has calories that have to be counted when restricting calorie... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Yes! But .....: For the first week of a lower cal, lower carb menu you could easily lose 5 #s- attributable to some water weight loss. Afterwards we try to shoot fo... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Gain weight : Phentermine has no effect on making unhealthy food....Healthy. Just by taking Phentermine - you will not lose weight if you do not eat healthy/ low f... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Skin use ? hmm..: Fish oils applied to skin would not absorb to achieve any level in the blood stream to get any benefit for cholesterol or triglyceride levels. There ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: I have seen many rare side effects with phentermine/adipexp rx.... And sweating is one of the rarer- not dangerous side effects.... Should dissipa... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Less in, more out. : Restricted calorie is used to distinguish from low carb or low fat... Restricted calorie diet for weight loss means burning more calories than you ta... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Sleep hygiene: In medicine we call it sleep hygiene - this includes - setting regular times to go to bed to insure a good 6-8 hours of restful sleep, no caffeine-typ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Gain usually: Alcohol is broken down into carbohydrates - with little to no true nutritional value- ie: not a fat or protein, or fruit or vegetable with vitamins. ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Lipoma possibly: That area is common for lipomas- completely benign fatty tumors just under the skin. Unless they become painful/enlarged (which might indicate an inf... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Unsure: With limited information - but labs, ultrasound and xrays, the likely culprit is more muscular or cartilage based. There is also the phenomenon of " ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Not common: The usual triggers to a gout attack are alcohol and red meats whose breakdown products raise seum uric acid, but individual patients have been known ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
No: To a patient they feel the same.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Need evaluation: The thyroid test is one of a few tests that need to be ran. But the test is only the beginning, speaking to a bariatrician ( a physician specializing ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Agree: Dr greenhut is absolutely correct. People get too caught up in which machine. Pick the one you like/enjoy the most. I would add that once you are... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Ask his heart MD: At that age - and CHF - the amount of fluid that is safe to take in - can be very specific - and usually is balanced with the urine output - - check ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Gout relief: Rest, elevation, ice anti-inflammatories are helpful. As far as medications, Colchicine is used but recently got very$$. Occasionally steroid pills a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Very similar symptom: "colds" and "flu"s are both viral infections that have very similar symptoms as you described - both cause stuffy nose and sore throat and muscles and... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
??: The" # of times that kidneys fail" is not what decides whether or not dialysis is necessary, that is a decision made after looking at blood tests to m... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
YES: Excellent question! you need a thorough medical evaluation and work up.... For evaluation of unexplained weight loss - the most worrisome would be a... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Lactose foods...: Milk products/ dairy. There are different levels of allergy. Some patients can eat yogurt and cheese, others have to avoid all dairy. And dairy co... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: The fever and less appetite from a flu-like illness can quickly lead to dehydration- which can be very serious. More hydration with plain water in be... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Yes, possibly: There may be taste changes with taking iron supplements... Are you taking them just as a supplement ? Or in treatment of a true iron deficiency. If y... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Salt sensitive?: Hormones, medications, other conditions even genetica can make you more salt sensitive. Try cutting down on salt added to foods and/or increase water... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Anatomical: You might try looser underwear, but some people have a shorter gubernaculum testis - than others - this is a ligament that holds the testis like a tet... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Technology....: Laser hair removal/reduction works great. The newer lasers can target all skin types colors... But is most successful on that mediterranean skin...... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
6 of the 200mg: Officially - here ya go : max: 6 tabs or caps/24h; info: use lowest effective dose, shortest duration; - although as a prescription medication = we o... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Viral / illness sx: Part of most viral infections... Like a "cold or flu" will have myalgias as an initial symptom. Myalgia= muscle ache/ pain. Tylenol/advil helps along... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Gastro intestinal: Are GI based- abdominal cramps, gas, bloating and diarrhea. These can be minimized by taking with largest meal of day and starting at smallest dose ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Ecrection? diarrhea?: If you are describing watery diarrhea and loss of appetite - sounds like a gastroenteritis - usually viral - but can be bacterial and may lead to dehy... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Agree with MDs..: I agree with dr malichak and dr geffner- would also add that along with elevating blood sugars as a "stress" on your body, -just having elevated blood... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Possible: Any injured joint that is not healing in 2 weeks or so - should be evaluated for possible fracture. Most sprains or strains should be well on the way... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Beta blocker: Bisoprolol is in a class of medications called "beta blockers" they control or slow the heart rate and keep blood pressure lower - they are well known... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Ulcer.... or: A gastric ( stomach) or duodenal ( first part of the small intestine) ulcer is common, but also there can be blood loss from diverticulitis in the col... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
NO and YES: Acetaminophen - not addictive usually, but hydrocodone - highly addictive when used inappropriately. - most of the time hydrocodone comes mixed with ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Laser / Aesthetics: Laser therapy is very good at reducing scarring from acne - but specific lasers and a knowledgeable technician/physician is most important so as not t... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
BMP Bloodtest: Bmp (basic metabolic panel) looks at glucose, kidney function and electrolytes--- any of which if abnormal has the potential to be considered.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Probably. : Gynecomastia is occasionally confused with pseudo- gynecomastia which is primarily fatty deposits that could go away with losing weight. Even real gy... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: Any of that class of medications can have those side effects - make sure your ob/gyn and pain md work together to adjust doses - but first see your O... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
No: Bursitis is "inflammation of a bursa" - in medical terms anything that has "-itis" means " inflammation of..."... Ie: tendonitis, epicondylitis, a... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
As a definition -yes: Consistently elevated blood sugar levels do indicate diabetes. If your overweight/obese, gained weight recently, have family history of diabetes, you... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: Always wash hands begore preparing and fresh food before eating!
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Endometriosis?: This could be endometriosis, which is when the material inside your uterus grows outside your uterus, sometimes on other organs and other places in th... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Hormone: Progesterone is a female hormone that is used in hormone treatments.

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Apr 7, 2013
Answers patient's questions in a timely manner. Very knowledgeable!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wyatt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wyatt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you! I was looking for the short duration answer - this is for menstrual cramps, so am looking for upper limit. But will watch out for ulcer/bleeding. Thanks for the fast response!
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the obgyn told me that it would be okay as long as it was protected. i was told not to have unprotected sex, she said is okay to have the protected sex. i was just given 4 pills to take
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks! I think it might be all of those! I have low iron and my mum believes i have inherited her LBP (and i guess i need to drink more) :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine, TN
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

FLOYD MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1998

Awards

Most Influential, Third Place, Georgia - Winter
2013
Top Family Physician, Second Place, Georgia - Winter
2013
Top Family Physician, Third Place, Georgia - Summer
2013

Affiliations

Society of Clinical Research Sites
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