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Dr. Halsey Wyatt

Internal Medicine
New Orleans, LA
21 years experience male

Locations

Office

New Orleans, LA

Address

Po Box 531492, New Orleans, LA
Directions

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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
It helps: Having a high HDL is good, and is a positive factor in the risk calculations that doctors use to guide them in choosing the appropriate therapeutic re... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Asthma will be prob.: The diving medical community is divided on the question of asthmatics diving. The uk, which has the most permissive guidelines, allows people with wel... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
No, and...: There is no evidence that hyperbaric oxygen therapy is of any long term benefit in copd. Additionally, blebs on the lungs and air-trapping in the lung... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Could be...: Its possible that this is pharyngitis related to an std or other atypical bacterium, but there are other possibilities. You don't mention if the 2 rou... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Phimosis: This is a condition where the foreskin is too tight to retract over the glans (head) of your penis. You should be very careful not to force the foresk... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Comprehensive exam: For commercial divers, as recommended by the association of diving contractors, international (adci), is a complete physical with an expanded neurolog... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Hyperbaric Chamber: The use of 100% oxygen, breathed under increased atmospheric pressure in a hyperbaric chamber, is commonly used to treat air-embolism. This is especia... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Several things...: As dr. Ekizian noted, dcs is a serious problem that can be caused by ascending too fast. In addition, if you don't exhale fast enough while rising, yo... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Possible DCS: Regardless of your dive ascent, flying too soon after diving puts you at risk for decompression sickness. Most commercial aircraft cabins are pressuri... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
No: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (hbot) is not approved for use in this condition by the fda, the centers for medicare and medicaid services (cms) or the und... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
A couple things: If this is a snorkel that is new to you, it may be sensitivity to a component of the mouthpiece. Some older/cheaper snorkels may have latex rubber mou... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Probably, but...: 50 minutes of cardiovascular exercise a day is a great start. It will increase your body's use of glucose and increase fitness. However, weight is a f... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Illegal if they do: There are a couple of very specific exceptions where a doctor may make money as the result of a referral but, in the majority of cases, it is against ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
It can be...: The amonut of diving and the profiles of the dive(s) all impact the amount of residual nitrogen in the body. No diving medical organization recommneds... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes, although...: There have been studies which suggest an increased risk of decompression sickness in women during their period. However, these mostly looked at altitu... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Almost certainly not: No scuba certification required. You must graduate from a commercial dive school. The association of diving contractors international (adci) is the m... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Need exam: One relatively common cause for your symptoms is an ovarian cyst. However, there is no way to be sure what is going on without an exam. While a cyst i... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Halsey Wyatt
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Peyronie's: There are several surgical options, but none of them completely without risk of functional side effects such as erectile dysfunction. However, this co... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wyatt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wyatt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

Ochsner Medical Center

Residency

University of Texas Medical Branch

Residency

University of Texas Medical Branch

Awards

Outstanding Lecturer Award, Postgraduate Fellowship Program in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
Special Commendation for Meritorious Service, American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Affiliations

Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society
South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society
American Professional Wound Care Association

Publications

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Organ Transplants
Does Decompression Illness Occur in Breath-Hold Divers?
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