Dr. David Carlyle, MD

Geriatric MedicineMaleAge 66

Dr. Carlyle
Telehealth services available

McFarland Clinic PC

1018 Duff Ave Ames, IA 50010

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(515) 663-8621

Dr. David Carlyle, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Ames, IA and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Iowa College of Medicine medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with Mary Greeley Medical Center. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Carlyle to book an appointment.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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Dr. Carlyle's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis of the Elbow
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlyle treats Arthritis of the Elbow more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Carlyle treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlyle treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Carlyle treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Shingles
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlyle treats Shingles more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Carlyle treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Carlyle's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hives
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyuria
  • Prostatitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stye
  • Swine Flu
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Carlyle's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Carlyle

4.3

Based on 17 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (15)
  • Office environment (15)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (14)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (3)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
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He cares and takes the time to find out what us wrong. If he thinks a test should be run he will order it.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Richard Donovvan in West Des Moines Iowa – May 08, 2018
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Wait forever to be seen for 30 seconds, then rushed out with steroids, painkillers, and antibiotics. EVERY TIME.Barely listens and hardly answers. He seems to be dead emotionally and does not communicate like a human being.
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Ames, IA – Nov 08, 2017
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Excellent General Doctor, also excellent doctor with additional background as a Emergency Room doctor.
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Ames Resident in Ames, IA – Oct 18, 2017
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Dr. Carlyle is excellent. He is very thorough and takes the time to listen to what I have to say.
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Biography

Dr. David Carlyle, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Ames, IA and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1981
University of Iowa College of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. David Carlyle, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. David Carlyle, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Carlyle frequently treats Arthritis of the Elbow, Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot, and Shingles. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Carlyle treats.

Where is Dr. David Carlyle, MD's office located?

Dr. Carlyle's office is located at 1018 Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

McFarland Clinic PC

Family Medicine East Office1018 Duff Ave Ames, IA 50010
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mary Greeley Medical Center

Ames, IA

84% Patient Experience Rating, 15% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)