Dr. Ray Mettetal Jr, MD

Emergency Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
Dr. Ray Mettetal Jr, MD
With an extensive background in Neurology, Dr. Mettetal offers a unique understanding of addiction, which is primarily a neurological disease. But it's more than mere science for Dr. Mettetal, who says, "Watching patients become better parents, better spouses, and better workers is very rewarding and motivates my work immensely." Dr. Mettetal is Board Certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ABAM).

3201 Bristol Hwy Ste 3

Johnson City, TN 37601

Contact Information

(423) 262-8351

Dr. Ray Mettetal Jr, MD

Dr. Ray Mettetal Jr, MD

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Care Philosophy

Addiction medicine is Dr. Mettetal's passion. "The face of addiction is often times a son or daughter…it is truly a family disease because the whole family is affected." he says. "There is no way a provider can be effective in helping those recovering without factoring this truth into the treatment he provides. This I have always diligently sought to do."
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Dr. Mettetal Jr's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Emergency Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

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Conditions Treated

  • Opioid Dependence

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (9/2/2004)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Virginia
1 Board Action
  • Disciplinary action in another state (1/30/2007)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Tennessee


  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Bapt Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Nincds-Nih
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Mettetal Jr's Reviews

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Dr. Mettetal Jr's Performance
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  • Time well spent
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Patient Comments (1)
in kingsport tn |
great dr, he really cares about you & his staff is amazing!!!
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