Matt Lyon

Professor

Matt Lyon

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist Services

Bio

Matthew Lyon, MD FACEP, is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. He is an Augusta native, earning his MD degree and completing his residency at MCG. He is Vice Chairman for Academic Programs & Research for the Department of Emergency Medicine.

  • MLYON@augusta.edu
  • (706) 721-4467
  • AF 2020

Education

  • MD, Medicine (MD) Medical College of Georgia, 1999

  • BS, Engineering Mechanics Georgia Institute of Technolog, 1995

Certifications

  • Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians ACEP, 2006

  • ABEM American Brd of Emergenc Med, 2004

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Emergency Medicine ABEM, 2004

  • PHY GA Composite State Board, 2002

  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 2003

Awards & Honors

  • Finalist, Excellence in Research Award American Physical Therepy Association, 2017

  • Teaching Excellence Program Award Augusta University, 2016

  • Exemplary Teaching Award GHSU, 2012

  • Induction, Georgia Health Sciences Academy of Educators Medical College of Georgia, 2012

  • Educational Innovation Institute Scholar GHSU, 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • REMD 5000

    Emergency Medicine
  • EMED 5001

    Emergency Medicine Clkship
  • PHAS 6040

    Emergency Medicine Practicum
  • EMED 5008

    Emergency Ultrasound
  • EMED 5085

    Freshmen Emergency Medicine
  • EMED 5004

    Resch in Emer Medicine

Teaching Interests

Emergency and Clinical Ultrasound Sickle Cell Disease Emergency Procedures Traumatic Brain Injury

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Pulmonary PLatelet Thrombi and Vascular Pathology in Acute Chest Syndrome in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease, 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Progressing Preemptive Genotyping of CYP2C19 Allelic Variants for Sickle Cell Disease Patients., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Barriers to outpatient stress testing follow-up for low-risk chest pain patients presenting to an ED chest pain unit, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Pulmonary platelet thrombi and vascular pathology in acute chest syndrome in patients with sickle cell disease., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Hemocue versus Complete Blood Count for Hemoglobin Measurement in Adults with Vaso-occlusive Crisis Due to Sickle Cell Disease, 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Emergency and Clinical Ultrasound Sickle Cell Disease Emergency Procedures Traumatic Brain Injury

Professional Service

  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine 2015 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (GCEP) 2013 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (GCEP) 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Georgia Emergency Medicine Political Action Committee (GEMPAC) 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Internal and Emergency Medicine 2013 - Present

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • Georgia Legislative Session 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Georgia Legislative Session 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Georgia Legislative Session 2014 - Present

    Role: Other
  • MCG Event Medicine Team 2000 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Georgia Tech Club of Augusta 1997 - Present

    Role: Member