Dr. Lionel Metz, MD

Dr. Lionel Metz, MD

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Dr. Lionel Metz, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

1500 Owens St

San Francisco, CA 94158

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Metz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
normal
more than 80% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 76% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Metz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Metz does not have any board certifications listed.

57  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Spine Deformities
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

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10  Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Metz has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Metz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Metz's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Metz to family and friends
5 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Metz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Metz is extremely knowledgeable on diseases/pathologies of the spine. He explained my spine degeneration, plan of treatment, and possible progression all while walking through MRI and x-ray results with me. I also found his bedside manner and inter-personal skills to be exceptionally good.
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Dr Metz is an incredible person and outstanding surgeon. I could not walk going into surgery, came out of surgery with no pain and within 2 weeks I was walking one mile daily (with a walker). Dr Metz is the best!
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He is fantastic! He has true confidence in what he does. He is the first dr. That I have seen (in 28 years) that knows how to address my congenital cervical auto fusion! He can look long term and short term in managing symptoms.
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I was very impressed by Dr. Metz. His manner was friendly and engaging and inspired confidence. He explained clearly and in satisfying and extensive detail his diagnosis and proposed course of treatment and the basis for his conclusions. He was careful to explain what was known and unknown about...more
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