Mark A. Lyerly, M.D., F.A.A.N.S. is a board certified neurosurgeon. Prior to joining WVU Medicine, Dr. Lyerly was in private practice in North Carolina for over 25 years most recently at Neurosurgical Solutions, P.A. in Winston-Salem. During that time, he also served on the medical staff at Novant Forsyth Medical Center.

He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina. He completed his residency in neurosurgery at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.

Dr. Lyerly is a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, an assistant professor for the WVU School of Medicine and a member of the medical staff at Berkeley Medical Center.

His special interests include brain and spinal tumors, complex spine, minimally invasive spine, peripheral nerve disorders, and pain therapies including neuromodulation and intrathecal pumps.

Certifications

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Prior Research Affiliate

The Center for Clinical Research
145 Kimel Park Dr.
Suite 330
Winston Salem, NC 27103

Licensures

WV DEA
WV UPIN
WV NPI
NPI for office  1265636641
NC Resident’s Training License R 02373 1992-93
NC Medical License #00-35415 granted 6/6/92
‘92-93 Registration Certificate# R22295
‘93-present Certificate# 18167
8/12/03 applied, 10/2/03 confirmed electronically
re-confirmed yearly in October electronically (expires 2012)
Medicare Participating Practitioner
Medicaid Provider Participating Practitioner
North Carolina Controlled Substance Reporting System PIN 5669

Professional Memberships (Active)

American Association of Neurological Surgeons,
Resident Member
Provisional Member April 1998
Active  Membership as of 11/98
5550 Meadowbrook Drive, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Joint Section on Disorders of Spine and Peripheral Nerves

Forsyth County Medical Society 2004-present

NC Medical Society

Southern Medical Association- Active Membership began May 1998 and is current
35 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL  35209

  • FAX 205-945-1830

Lifetime Alumnus of both UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University

 Clinical Appointments (Prior)

  • Forsyth Medical Center- Provisional Active Privileges granted 4/13/04 to present
  • Medical Park hospital 1950 Hawthorne Rd, W-S, NC  27103  5/28/04 to present

Consultant for…

  • ANS (Advanced Neuromodulation Systems) [Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: ]
  • Medtronics     [Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: ]
  • Kyphon : X-stop Instructor Charlotte, NC  3/07

Rowan Regional Medical Center (Salisbury, NC)
CRITICAL CARE COMMITTEE
Chairman  January 1997-1998
Member January 1995 – 1997
PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTICS COMMITTEE MEMBER 1995-1998
JOINT BOARD MEMBER RRMC 1998-1999
OR Committee Vice chairman 2002
Dept. of Surgery (RRMC) Vice Chairman 2002
Dept. of Surgery (RRMC) Chairman 2003

Lake Normal Regional Medical Center,(171 Fairview Mooresville NC) – consulting staff during period

Lexington Memorial Hospital (12/07 to 2/09)- active staff during period
(Consultant privileges)  8/6/02– 9/31/04

Honors

College

  • Dean’s List Fall & Spring 1982-83, spring 1984, Morrison Scholarship Recipient

Medical School

  • Southern Medical Association Scholarship 1984

Private Practice

  • Spine Fellow Recognition in Sofamor Danek’s “Spine+Science+Management” Program
  • Honorary Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee’s Physician Advisory Board 2006

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

College

  • Development of Gunshot Residue collection & identification technique for SBI-NC (Government intern 6/98 – 8/83)
  • Developed Energy of Interaction models for PCB’s and dioxins for the National Institute for Environmental Health Science (NIEHS) 2/84 – 5/84)

Medical School

  • Pain Modulatory Systems and the Deafferentation Syndrome in the Rat
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Model in Canines

Post Graduate

  • Vertebrectomy in the Aged
  • Carotid Endarterectomy with Contralateral Occlusion

Private Practice

  • Investigator with Guilford Pharmaceuticals Gliadel® Wafer Protocol
  • “Ray TFC Multi-Center, Retrospective Study” 1 of 6 surgeons contributing patients, principle author Dr. Kevin Gill, Dallas TX. NASS presentation October 2002 (by principle author)
  • 1 0f 5 Neurosurgeons on the advisory board for ANS (Advanced Neuromodulation Systems) for advancing the science of neuromodulation for chronic pain
  • Principal Investigator …“A pilot study to evaluate sacral nerve root stimulation (SNRS) for the treatment of chronic pelvic pain due to interstitial cystitis” Protocol Number:C-04-05 (Site= Forsyth Medical Center, 3333 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, IRB)
  • Subinvestigator… “An Open label, non-randomized dose-escalation study to assess safety and tolerability of SI-6603 in Patients with lumbar Disc Herniation (Phase II Study)” Fall 2009
  • Subinvestigator… “EVIDENCE: Spinal Cord Stimulator with precision SCS System versus Reoperation”, Protocol Number A2005, Date of Issue 03 November 2209, Amendment Date Version AA, dated 09 October 2009, Study center UCSD Medical Center-Thornton Hospial and The center for Clinical Research, Winston Salem, NC

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Lyerly, MA, Rossitch, E, JR., Ovelmen-Levitt, J, and Nashold, BS, Jr., The Deafferentation syndrome in the rat:  Effects of Intraventricular apomorphine. Experimental Neurology 100(1): 188-202: April 1988
  2. Rossitch, E, Jr., Lyerly, MA, Ovelmen-Levitt, J, Young, JN, and Nashold, BS, Jr., Deafferentation syndrome in the rat:  Effects of sex, age, and lesion type. Surgical Neurology 37(2) 89-93, February, 1992
  3. Rossitch, E, Jr., Lyerly, MA, Ovelmen-Levitt, J, and Nashold, BS, Jr., Effects of stereotactically applied neuromodulators on the deafferentation syndrome in rats.  Applied Neurophysiology 50(1-6) 418-9, 1987
  4. Rossitch, E, Jr., Ovelmen-Levitt, J, Lyerly, MA, and Nashold, BS, Jr., The Deafferentation syndrome in the rat: Effects of Intraventricular Neurotensin and Cholecystokinin.  Experimental Neurology 98(2): 264-275: November 1987

Book Chapter

  1. Kelly, David L., Jr. and Lyerly, Mark A., “Infratentorial Procedures: Problematical Intraoperative Events”, Appuzzo, Michael, L.J., ed., in BRAIN SURGERY Complication Avoidance and Management, Chapter 57, Churchill Livingstone, Inc., New York, NY, 1992
  2. Branch, Charles Jr. and Lyerly, Mark A., “Anatomy and Radiology of Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Trauma”, in print for Book 14, Chapter 7 Ed Rae, Gary Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, February 1992

Textbook chapters/Articles

  1. Kelly, David L., Jr. and Lyerly, Mark A., “Infratentorial Procedures: Problematical Intraoperative Events”, Appuzzo, Michael, L.J., ed., in BRAIN SURGERY Complication Avoidance and Management, Chapter 57, Churchill Livingstone, Inc., New York, NY, 1992
  2. Branch, Charles Jr. and Lyerly, Mark A., “Anatomy and Radiology of Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Trauma”, in print for Book 14, Chapter 7 Ed Rae, Gary Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, February 1992

Presentations (Poster/Abstracts)

  1. Lyerly, MA and McWhorter, J.M., Carotid Endarterectomy for unilateral stenosis coexistent with contralateral carotid occlusion: Short Term Outcome.  Division of Surgical Sciences, Residents’ & Fellows’ Research Day, BGSM November 17, 1993
  2. Lyerly, MA and Branch, CL, Jr., Vertebrectomy with Posterior Stabilization in the Aged: Do Benefits Outweigh the Risks?. Division of Surgical Sciences, Residents’ & Fellows’ Research Day, BGSM November 17, 1993
  3. Lyerly, MA and Branch, CL, Jr., Methylmethacrylate and Wire Stabilization of Upper Cervical Spine Fracture/Dislocations: a 30 year Experience. Division of Surgical Sciences, Residents’ & Fellows’ Research Day, BGSM November 17, 1993
  4. Lyerly, MA and Branch, CL, Jr., Methylmethacrylate and Wire Stabilization of Upper Cervical Spine Fracture/Dislocations: a 30 year Experience.  Congress of Neurological Surgeons General Scientific Session program, October 1993 (abstract and poster, Vancouver, British Columbia)
  5. Lyerly, MA and Branch, CL, Jr., Vertebrectomy with Posterior Stabilization in the Aged: Do Benefits Outweigh the Risks?. Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, February 1993 (abstract and poster, Tucson, Arizona)
  6. Lyerly, MA and Branch, CL, Jr., Omni-Spine Tract:  A new retraction system for lateral approaches to the spine.  Division of Surgical Sciences, Residents’ & Fellows’ Research Day, BGSM, November 17, 1993.
  7. Lyerly, MA and Branch, CL, Jr., Omni-Spine Tract:  A new retraction system for lateral approaches to the spine. joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves,  February 1992 [abstract and poster, Miami: Doral]
  8. Lyerly, MA, Ovelmen-Levitt, J, and Nashold, BS, Jr., The Differentiation syndrome in the rat: Effects of bilateral parafascicularis nuclei lesioning. [abstract and poster, Society for Neuroscience, Toronto, Canada, November 1988]
  9. Lyerly, MA, Rossitch, E, JR., Ovelmen-Levitt, J, and Nashold, BS, Jr., The Deafferentation syndrome in the rat: A comparison between males and females.  North Carolina Society for Neuroscience, Abstracts, and Program, May 13, 1987, p. 18. [abstract and poster]
  10. Lyerly, MA, Rossitch, E, JR., Ovelmen-Levitt, J, and Nashold, BS, Jr., The Effects of Intraventricular Apomorphine on the deafferentation syndrome in the rat,  North Carolina Society for Neuroscience, Abstracts, and Program, May 13, 1987, p. 18. [abstract and poster]
  11. Lyerly, MA, Rossitch, E. Jr., Ovelmen-Levitt, J, and Nashold, BS, Jr., The Deafferentation syndrome in the rat: Effects of intraventricular apomorphine. [abstract and poster at Alpha Omega Alpha Eighteenth Annual Original Studies Symposium, DUMC, April 22, 1987 and Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA October 1987]
  12. Rossitch, E, Jr., Lyerly, MA, JN, Ovelmen-Levitt, J, and Nashold, BS, Jr., The Deafferentation syndrome in the rat: an evaluation of several parameters. [abstract and poster at Alpha Omega Alpha Eighteenth Annual Original Studies Symposium, DUMC, April 22, 1987]

Education

1981 Honor Graduate, East Rowan Senior High School, Salisbury, NC

1981-83  UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.

1984-88  M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27708

Internship and Residency

1988 – 89: Intern, General Surgery, NC Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, NC 27157

1989-93: Resident, Neurosurgery, NC Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, NC 27157

1993 – 94: Chief Resident, Neurosurgery, NC Baptist Hospital , Winston-Salem, NC 27157

Other Training:

August 1990: Transcranial Doppler Course, NC Baptist Hospital              Winston-Salem, NC

Winter 1992: Microsurgery Course, NCBH/ Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

December 2009: Obligations of Investigators in Conducting Medical Device trials (GCP03 Ver 1.1), via Boston Scientific