Chuck examines a patient's knee.

Nov 16, 2017 / Spotlight

Get to Know our SRH Staff: Chuck Wyatt, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Sports Medicine

Chuck Wyatt, CPNP, RNFA is a Certified Nurse Practitioner who has been working at the hospital for the past three and a half years. Learn more about him in our SRH Staff Spotlight below. 

What’s your favorite part of your job?
First assisting in the operating room 

What’s your favorite thing about the hospital?
The genuine benevolence of the culture and the people who work at Scottish Rite Hospital.  

Describe a typical day.
  • Wake up at 4:30 am and quickly find a lame excuse not to work out 
  • Arrive at work by 6:00 am and work on charting 
  • Either begin seeing patients or scrub in to surgery by 8:00 am
  • Finish up around 6:00 pm
How did you find out about the hospital?
Through the hospital’s relationship between UTSW and Children’s. 

What made you want to work here?
I wanted to be a part of helping grow the Sports Medicine Center into the best pediatric sports medicine practice in the country. 

What skills do you need for your job?
A strong work ethic, commitment to excellence in patient care and a strong interest in clinical research.

What was your first job? What path did you take to get here?
Staff RN in Cardiology/Renal at Children’s in Dallas.
I obtained my masters in nursing at TWU while working full time nights and weekends at Children’s. 

What is your favorite…
  • Hospital event: Brandon Carrell visiting professor lecture series 
  • Place in the hospital: Biomechanics lab 

What’s your favorite…
  • Place to travel: Home to FWB Florida 
  • Type of food: Italian 

If you could have a super power, what would it be?
X-ray vision 

What did you want to be when you grew up?
Fighter pilot  

What’s the most adventurous thing you’ve ever done?
I rode a bull once at a local rodeo in Mississippi 

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