American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Tyler C. Cymet, DO

Tyler Cymet, DO

AOA Board-Certified Family Physician
Owings Mills, Md.


Tyler Cymet, DO, has done extensive research in musculoskeletal medicine focusing on fibromyalgia, and the structure of the musculoskeletal system and how it affects function. He has also written medical articles on issues of public interest in medicine, including why people develop gray hair and what are hiccups and why do they happen.

Dr. Cymet’s current focus includes stretching and where it helps and where it hurts; the noises joints make and what that should mean to the doctor and patient; endurance issues related to muscles and gait; as well as the effects of body shape and size on how the body functions.

He is currently the associate vice president for medical education at the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. In the past, Dr. Cymet has served as an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore and was president of the Maryland Association of Osteopathic Physicians and the Baltimore City Medical Society Foundation. Dr. Cymet has also taught at the A.T. Still University-Kirksville (Mo.) College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Kansas City (Mo.) University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Cymet has contributed to several magazine, newspapers and television stories including ABC News and Reuters Health.

Dr. Cymet earned his osteopathic medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and served as chief resident at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine/Sinai Program in Internal Medicine. He also completed a residency at the Yale University School of Medicine.

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