Dr. Richard Metzner, MD
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Psychiatry | Male

Richard J Metzner MD, AMC 916 Foothill Rd Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Get Directions
(310) 273-6341

Care Philosophy

Dr. Metzner's comprehensive approach combines the best of medical practice, including skilled use of pharmacologic treatments, within a humanistic doctor-patient relationship. Dr. Metzner believes that individualizing treatment is the hallmark of effective practice. He is an experienced psychotherapist, who listens to his patients and applies therapeutic approaches from a wide range of well-studied methods, including dynamic, cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal and existential. He believes that the patient is central to the process and that life circumstances, psychological forces and biology all play a part in the disorders that bring people into treatment. He believes that collaboration with other professionals, who may be providing care for the patient, be they primary care doctors or other psychotherapists is crucial to good outcomes. Finally, he is dedicated to teaching and learning the state of the art in his field for the sake of his patients and everyone else he can benefit.

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Biography

Dr. Richard Metzner, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Beverly Hills, CA. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 50 years.

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Dr. Metzner's Care Philosophy

Dr. Metzner's comprehensive approach combines the best of medical practice, including skilled use of pharmacologic treatments, within a humanistic doctor-patient relationship. Dr. Metzner believes that individualizing treatment is the hallmark of effective practice. He is an experienced psychotherapist, who listens to his patients and applies therapeutic approaches from a wide range of well-studied methods, including dynamic, cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal and existential. He believes that the patient is central to the process and that life circumstances, psychological forces and biology all play a part in the disorders that bring people into treatment. He believes that collaboration with other professionals, who may be providing care for the patient, be they primary care doctors or other psychotherapists is crucial to good outcomes. Finally, he is dedicated to teaching and learning the state of the art in his field for the sake of his patients and everyone else he can benefit.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Psychiatry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, 2004
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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • Depressive Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1967

  • Internship Hospital
    Roosevelt Hospital

    Completed in 1968

  • Residency Hospital
    Stanford Med Center

    Completed in 1971

  • Undergraduate School
    Stanford University

    Graduated in 1963

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services