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. He is also the Director of the Center for Ultrasound Education for Augusta University.

  • (706) 721-5592
  • (706) 721-5081
  • AF 2020

Education

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

  • BS, Engineering Mechanics Georgia Institute of Technolog, 1995

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering 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

  • Physician GA Composite State Board, 2002

  • 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

  • EMED 5008

    Emergency Ultrasound
  • PHAS 6080

    Elective Clinical Practicum II
  • REMD 5000

    Emergency Medicine
  • PHAS 6040

    Emergency Medicine Practicum
  • EMED 5001

    Emergency Medicine Clkship
  • EMED 5085

    Freshmen Emergency Medicine

Teaching Interests

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

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Patellofemoral Pain and Osteoarthritis:Identification of ‘at-risk’ individuals, 2017
    Abstract
  • Pulmonary PLatelet Thrombi and Vascular Pathology in Acute Chest Syndrome in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease, 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Effectiveness of Common Femoral Artery Compression in Elimination of Popliteal Blood Flow, 2016
    Abstract
  • Exertion Does Not Affect the Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter in Healthy Participants, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Individualizing Patient Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease through Pharmacogenetics, 2016
    Abstract

Research Interests

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

Department Service

  • MCG, Emergency Medicine Clinical Competency Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Emergency Medicine Program Evaluation Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Emergency Department Academic Executive Committee 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • MCG, Emergency Department Resident Committee 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Emergency Medicine Research Committee 2006 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • MCG, Faculty Post Tenure Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Steering Committee. Academy of Educators 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Medical Student Ultrasound Education Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Imaging Oversight Committee 2007 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG, Student Promotions Committee, Class of 2017 2013 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • American College of Emergency Physicians (GCEP) 2015 - Present

  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine 2015 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Internal and Emergency Medicine Journal 2015 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (GCEP) 2013 - Present

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

    Role: Other

Public Service

  • MCG Event Medicine Team 2000 - Present

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

    Role: Member
  • Georgia Legislative Session 2016

    Role: Other
  • Georgia Legislative Session 2015

    Role: Other
  • Georgia Legislative Session 2014

    Role: Other