Dr. Craig R. Metzger, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 64

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Dr. Metzger's Experience

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Dr. Metzger's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Metzger Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
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Conditions Dr. Metzger Treats

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Hospital Quality

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John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital
250 East Dunlap Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85020

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Arizona Orthopedic & Fracture Surgeons
Central Phoenix Office
444 W Osborn Rd Ste 200
Phoenix, AZ 85013
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    Dr. Metzger's Experience

    Dr. Metzger's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
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    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Trigger Finger
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1976

    Internship Hospital

    Orange Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1977

    Residency Hospital

    Orlando Regl Med Center
    Complete in 1981

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    International Congress for Joint Reconstruction , Member
    The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) delivers continuing medical education to orthopedic surgeons focused on the latest operative techniques, procedures, advanced devices, and improvements in patient care. Physicians affiliated with ICJR are committed to offering patients the best treatment options available today
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Metzger & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Metzger's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Surgical Specialty Hospital of Arizona

    • Arrowhead Hospital

    • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center

    • John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital

    • Phoenix Children's Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Metzger's Office & Staff
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 3 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Metzger
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
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    Arizona Orthopedic & Fracture Surgeons
    Central Phoenix Office
    444 W Osborn Rd Ste 200
    Phoenix, AZ 85013
    (602) 230-1400 (Office)
    (602) 274-7964 (Fax)
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