Donald V. Byars, MD, FACEP

<p>Graduate Certificate Degree in Academic Program Development; 2015</p>

Associate Program Director, EM Residency Program; Ultrasound Fellowship Director; Medical Director, EVMS Ultrasound Education Program; Operational Medical Director Portsmouth Fire/EMS

Emergency Medicine


Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

757.388.3397


Dr. Byars has worked for Emergency Physician's of Tidewater (EPT) and Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) for over 15 years.  Dr. Byars completed his Emergency Medicine residency training at EVMS in 2002.  Currently, Dr. Byars is the Program Director for our Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship and Emergency Medical Services Fellowship.  Dr. Byars is a U.S. Army Veteran, is married with 3 beautiful children and three dogs.  His personal interests include; weight lifting, cycling, reading and spending time with his family. 

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Program Director

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Program Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

Program Director, Emergency Medical Services Fellowship

Assistant Director, Physician Assistant (PA) EM Fellowship

Medical Director, EMS for Portsmouth, VA

Additional Certifications

RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RPVI, RMSK

Undergraduate Degree

Old Dominion University; 1994

Medical Education

Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS); 1999

Residency

Emergency Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS); 2002

Fellowship

Graduate Education

Graduate Certificate Degree in Academic Program Development; 2015

Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM)

Research Interests

Ultrasound

Emergency Medical Services

Airway Management

Presentations and Scholarships

Awards 

ACEP National Teaching Faculty Award; 2012
Frank Yeiser, MD Award for Outstanding EMS Physicians of Tidewater Emergency Medical Services (TEMS); 2009
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society, Gamma Chapter; Eastern Virginia Medical School; 2001

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Program Director

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Program Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

Program Director, Emergency Medical Services Fellowship

Assistant Director, Physician Assistant (PA) EM Fellowship

Medical Director, EMS for Portsmouth, VA

Additional Certifications

RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RPVI, RMSK

Undergraduate Degree

Old Dominion University; 1994

Medical Education

Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS); 1999

Residency

Emergency Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS); 2002

Fellowship

Graduate Education

Graduate Certificate Degree in Academic Program Development; 2015

Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM)

Research Interests

Ultrasound

Emergency Medical Services

Airway Management

Presentations and Scholarships

Awards 

ACEP National Teaching Faculty Award; 2012
Frank Yeiser, MD Award for Outstanding EMS Physicians of Tidewater Emergency Medical Services (TEMS); 2009
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society, Gamma Chapter; Eastern Virginia Medical School; 2001

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