Dr. Lyday moved to Atlanta following his fellowship training in gastroenterology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He attended medical school at UNC -Chapel Hill and internal medicine residency at Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. He attended Charlotte Latin High School and is a graduate of the University of Georgia. He has worked in the Atlanta area serving as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Emory University and a partner at Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates. More recently, he served as the founding director of Gastroenterology and Nutrition Services at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. He is a member of the Integrated Cancer Research Group at Georgia Tech and also established the Cancer Prevention Fund at Georgia Tech. He has three beautiful children – two attending Galloway High School and another at Woodward Academy. He enjoys fitness, golf, hiking, guitar, languages and travel. He resides in the Brookhaven area.