Dr. Anita Petteway Tyler

Medical Contributor

Dr. Anita Petteway-Tyler specializes in Internal Medicine in North Miami Beach. The board-certified physician focuses on preventive and primary care services as well as the treatment of chronic illnesses. She is also a clinical professor at the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine. She also serves as a clinical preceptor for first year medical students from NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and a volunteer professor in the Department of Medicine.


Dr. Petteway-Tyler has received many awards including Black Health Magazine’s “25 Most Influential Black Doctors,” the Greater Love Full Gospel Church & "Influential Woman in the South Florida Community," North Miami Beach City Commissioners' recognition as & "Impressive Women of North Miami Beach" providing significant medical contribution to women and children and Network Miami Magazine's "One of the 25 Most Prominent and Successful Black Business Women in South Florida."

She is a public speaker who talks at local churches, schools and community group meetings about preventive medicine. Dr. Petteway-Tyler is a founding board member of Women of H.O.P.E. (Health Occupations Promoting Education), Inc. She previously served on the corporate board of the Family Christian Association of America (FCAA) and on the board of the Dade County Medical Association.


Dr. Petteway-Tyler is a member of New Birth Baptist Church Cathedral of Faith International, the James Wilson Bridges, M.D. Medical Society, the Florida Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and The Links, Inc. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. She received her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

 

She graduated summa cum laude from Florida A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Dr. Petteway-Tyler knows her labor is not in vain when she hears a patient say he/she can go on another day or when she receives a hug from a patient who states "thank God for you." She believes that she is called and gifted with the purpose of serving mankind by helping each person to live his/her best life.