Dr. Richard J. Metzner, MD

Dr. Richard J. Metzner, MD http://cdn.hgimg.com/img/prov/Y/S/9/YS9B8_w120h160_v5973.jpg Get a Free Background Report on Dr. Richard J. Metzner, MD. Malpractice, medical malpractice, sanctions, misconduct, credentials, and penalty or negligence information.

Specializes in Psychiatry • Male • Age 72

916 Foothill Rd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices

10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

Dr. Metzner's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Care Philosophy

Dr. Metzner's comprehensive approach combines the best of medical practice, including skilled use of pharmacologic treatments, within a humanistic doctor-patient relationship. Dr. Metzner believes that individualizing treatment is the hallmark of effective practice. He is an experienced psychotherapist, who listens to his patients and applies therapeutic approaches from a wide range of well-studied methods, including dynamic, cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal and existential. He believes that the patient is central to the process and that life circumstances, psychological forces and biology all play a part in the disorders that bring people into treatment. He believes that collaboration with other professionals, who may be providing care for the patient, be they primary care doctors or other psychotherapists is crucial to good outcomes. Finally, he is dedicated to teaching and learning the state of the art in his field for the sake of his patients and everyone else he can benefit.


  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check for Dr. Metzner

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for California.
  • 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.

Awards & Recognitions


Media & Publications

  • Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, 2004

Education & Training

Medical School

Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1967

Internship Hospital

Roosevelt Hospital
Complete in 1968

Residency Hospital

Stanford Med Center
Complete in 1971

Undergraduate Schools

Stanford University
Graduated in 1963

Languages Spoken by Dr. Metzner & Staff

  • English

Find the Right Doctor For You.

Dr. Serena Puga, MD
2.13 miles away
Dr. Barry S. Lieberman, MD
1.39 miles away
Dr. Phillip J. Bowman, MD
1.48 miles away
Dr. Farzin Yaghmaie, MD
2.59 miles away
Dr. Warden H. Emory, MD
2.08 miles away
The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.