Dr. Lyles is a graduate
of the University of Michigan Six Year Premedical Medical Program. He completed
his psychiatric residency and APA/NIMH Minority Fellowship at Duke University Medical
Center where he was the recipient of the North Carolina Neuropsychiatric Association
Resident of the Year Award. He was an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Associate
Director of Outpatient Services at The University of Kentucky College of Medicine.
He moved to Atlanta in 1986 to enter private practice and has served as the medical
director of a partial hospitalization program, outpatient chemical dependency program
and inpatient psychiatric units at three different facilities. He has worked in
the private sector in a community mental health center, state psychiatric hospital
and county, state and federal prisons. He is committed to raising the standard of
care in the community by teaching gatekeepers such as clergy and primary care doctors,
along with lay groups.
He is a consultant to a variety of community organizations
ranging from religious organizations to internet sites to professional athletics
such as The Atlanta Hawks. He is board certified in Adult Psychiatry by The American
Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His major areas of clinical activity are mood
disorders, anxiety disorders and ADHD.
He has published over 60 publications and
videos and serves on the speaking and advisory boards for several pharmaceutical