Dr. Andrew Metzger, MD

Dr. Andrew Metzger, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 53
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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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Dr. Metzger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Metzger performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Metzger performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Metzger treats Spinal Stenosis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Metzger treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Metzger treats Spine Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Metzger treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Metzger's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Metzger's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Metzger

3.9

Based on 18 reviews

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The best experience that I could hope for! Seven months ago Dr. Metzger removed a tumor from my spinal Cord at T12. Before the surgery I had excruciating pain in my back radiating to my hip and down my leg. The pain would wake me from a sound sleep. I no longer have the pain and sleep better...Read More
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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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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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Absolutely professional and perfect!
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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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Presbyterian Hospital

Albuquerque, NM

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