Dr. Ray W. Mettetal Jr., MD

Dr. Ray W. Mettetal Jr., MD

Emergency Medicine | Male | 65 years old

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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."Read more

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With an extensive background in Neurology, Dr. Mettetal offers a unique understanding of addiction, which is primarily a neurological disease....Read more

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Dr. Mettetal Jr. says...

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).

Dr. Mettetal Jr.'s 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."

Dr. Mettetal Jr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Mettetal Jr. has received 1 sanction

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • 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
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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Mettetal Jr. has 1 board action

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    • 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
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Conditions Treated

  • Opioid Dependence

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Bapt Hosp
  • Residency Hospital
    Nincds-Nih
    Vanderbilt University
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Virginia

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Neurology

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