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Michael T. Martyak, MD

General Surgery

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.

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Secondary Specialty

Clinical Interests and Skills

Advance Laparoscopic Surgery 

General Abdominal Surgery 


Acute Care Surgery 

Critical Care 


Assistant Professor

Research Interests

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

Medical Education

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


General Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

-Dr. L.D. Britt Administrative Chief Resident


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

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery Certification  - General Surgery

American Board of Surgery Certification  - Surgical Critical Care

Additional Certifications