Michael T. Martyak, MD

Assistant Professor

Surgery


Hofheimer Hall

757.446.8950


Dr. Martyak obtained his M.D. degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 2011. He completed his general surgery residency and critical care fellowship at Eastern Virginia Medical School where he won numerous awards including the Intern of the Year Award, LD Britt Surgical Society Resident Award, John Baker Award for Outstanding Senior Surgical Resident, Outstanding Chief Resident Award, and was appointed the LD Britt Administrative Chief Resident. He joined the faculty at EVMS in 2017 and is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Martyak’s clinical interests include trauma, general surgery, burns, and minimally invasive surgery. He is a member of AOA and The Gold Humanism Honor Society. 

Dr. Martyak has a strong interest in education. He is heavily involved in resident and medical student education. He was awarded the Community Surgeon of the Year by the Portsmouth Naval Surgery Residency for his excellence in resident education. He has given Grand Rounds at the Emergency Medicine, Radiology, and Anesthesia Departments. He serves on the EVMS Student Progress Committee. Dr. Martyak also participates in nursing education providing lectures throughout the year and lectures for the Masters or Surgical Assisting program at EVMS. He is an ATLS course Director and ASSET course instructor. Having been a medical student and resident at EVMS, he feels strongly about continuing the legacy of the excellent training EVMS provides. In 2020 he was named the Associate Program Director for the EVMS Surgical Residency Program.

Dr. Martyak is invested in improving the quality of patient care in our community. As a resident he was one of the founding members of the EVMS/Sentara Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Council. As a faculty member he serves on the EVMS Patient Safety and Quality Committee, the Sentara Surgical Services High Performance Taskforce, and the Sentara Hospital Acquired Infection Committee. Dr. Martyak’s research interests are aligned with his quest for improving quality care and include surgical infections and acute care surgery.

Medical Education

M.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Residency

General Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

-Dr. L.D. Britt Administrative Chief Resident

Fellowship

Surgical Critical Care, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery Certification  - General Surgery

American Board of Surgery Certification  - Surgical Critical Care

Research Interests

Clinical interests include Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, General Abdominal Surgery, Hernias, Acute Care Surgery and Critical Care

Presentations and Scholarships

  • Martyak M, Kabir I, Britt R. Inpatient Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter Complications: Should PICC Lines Be Placed In The ICU Setting?; Am Surg. 2017 Aug1;83(8):925-927.
  • Martyak M, et al. Optimization of Resource Allocation After implementation of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment protocol: Am Surg. 2018 Aug1;84(8):1303-1306. 
  • Martyak M, Britt LD. Morning Report: Beyond the Pearls. Chapter 31 Gunshot wound to the Chest in a 23 Year-Old Male. Pending 
  • Britt LD, Martyak M. Cameron and Cameron: Current Surgical Therapy. 13th Edition. Chapter 212. Blunt Abdominal Trauma. Pending

Complete Research Profile

https://researchers.evms.edu/display/person-michael-martyak

Primary Specialty

General Surgery

Practice Locations

825 Fairfax Avenue
Suite 610
Hofheimer Hall
Norfolk
757.446.8960

Medical Education

M.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Residency

General Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

-Dr. L.D. Britt Administrative Chief Resident

Fellowship

Surgical Critical Care, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery Certification  - General Surgery

American Board of Surgery Certification  - Surgical Critical Care

Research Interests

Clinical interests include Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, General Abdominal Surgery, Hernias, Acute Care Surgery and Critical Care

Presentations and Scholarships

  • Martyak M, Kabir I, Britt R. Inpatient Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter Complications: Should PICC Lines Be Placed In The ICU Setting?; Am Surg. 2017 Aug1;83(8):925-927.
  • Martyak M, et al. Optimization of Resource Allocation After implementation of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment protocol: Am Surg. 2018 Aug1;84(8):1303-1306. 
  • Martyak M, Britt LD. Morning Report: Beyond the Pearls. Chapter 31 Gunshot wound to the Chest in a 23 Year-Old Male. Pending 
  • Britt LD, Martyak M. Cameron and Cameron: Current Surgical Therapy. 13th Edition. Chapter 212. Blunt Abdominal Trauma. Pending

Complete Research Profile

https://researchers.evms.edu/display/person-michael-martyak

Primary Specialty

General Surgery

Practice Locations

825 Fairfax Avenue
Suite 610
Hofheimer Hall
Norfolk
757.446.8960

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