Dr. Andrew Metzger, MD

Dr. Andrew Metzger, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Andrew Metzger, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery.

8080 Academy Rd NE Ste B

Albuquerque, NM 87111

Contact Information

(505) 244-0080

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna

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Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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16  Procedures

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  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • U Ca
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • U Ca
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Andrew Metzger, MD
Dr. Metzger performed a laminectomy on L4 in November, 2001. I had had severe muscle loss, drop-foot, and numbness in my left leg and foot as well as severe pain. The muscle loss cleared up the next day. The pain was much better within a few months, but the numbness in the leg took about a year....Read More
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Frank Cannella in Alto, NM – May 18, 2018
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I was diagnosed with spinal stenosis in 2010 and it got worse over the years to the point where I could not stand upright, and I could not walk for more than 10 minutes without sitting down. Dr. Metzger performed a laminotomy and dual medial facectomy on my L3 and L4 lumbar in June 2017. It was day...Read More
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Sam Wolinsky in albuquerque, nm – Aug 19, 2017
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Absolutely professional and perfect!
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Albuquerque, NM – Dec 11, 2016
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In in July 2004 Dr Metzger performed a fusion and spinal diskectomy L-4, L-5 I woke up from the surgery in so much pain.I got a left foot drop and neuropathy in both my legs and feet. Wheel I told him my symptoms and he said it would go away. I went back for my six week follow up I told him I...Read More
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A De in Los Lunas, NM – Aug 09, 2016
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Great experience! Very knowledgeable which is what one needs in this situation. His expertise was all I wanted and expected.
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Albuquerque, NM – Mar 03, 2016
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