Matt Lyon

Professor

Matt Lyon

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine

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) 721-2920
  • (706) 721-5081
  • AF 2020

Education

  • MD, Medicine Medical College of Georgia, 1999

  • 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

  • PHY GA Composite State Board, 2002

  • Physician GA Composite State Board, 2002

  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 2003

Awards & Honors

  • Integration Clinical Champion - Telemedicine American Well, 2019

  • 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

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5591

    ECM 1-PD
  • MEDI 6591

    ECM 2-PD
  • EMED 5001

    Emergency Medicine Clkship
  • EMED 5085

    Freshmen Emergency Medicine
  • EMED 5004

    Resch in Emer Medicine
  • SURG 5000

    Basic Clkshp in Surgery Core
  • MEDI 5590

    ECM 1-PD
  • MEDI 6590

    ECM 2-PD
  • EMED 5008

    Emergency Ultrasound
  • MEDI 5088

    Medical Scholars Program
  • RMED 5000

    Medicine

Teaching Interests

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

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Increased Intracranial Pressure Damages Optic Nerve Structural Support, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Use of the Abdominal Aortic and junctional Tourniquet Versus Combat Gauze in a Porcine Hemicorporectomy Model, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Diffusion of an Innovation: Implementing an Ultrasound Curriculum Across a State-Wide Campus, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Comparison of Patella Alignment and Cartilage Biomarkers in Young Adult Females With and Without Patellofemoral Pain: A Pilot Study, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Perceptions of Faculty and Students of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Utilization in Medical Education, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

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

  • CLABSI Steering Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • 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, Faculty Post Tenure Committee 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • SGEA Regional Meeting 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • 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

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