Dr. William Metzger, MD

Dr. William Metzger, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(9)
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Dr. William Metzger, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Orange, CA. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

1010 W La Veta Ave Ste 570

Orange, CA 92868

Contact Information

(714) 835-7700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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 Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • La Co-Usc Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • La Co-Usc Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Wadsworth Va Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Metzger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Metzger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Metzger to family and friends
3.2
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Metzger's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Fullerton, CA |
This guy needs to retire. His bedside manner is atrocious. He is not up to date on meds. He had my mom on a medication that has well-documented side effects if taken in excess of the FDA warning - 12 weeks - for over 3 years! RUN AWAY FROM HIM AND FIND SOMEONE ELSE!
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in Anaheim, CA |
My colonoscopy went fine but his office staff NEVER answers the phone. I was on hold 47 minutes and then at 3pm someone answered... said Hello Hello and hung up pretending they couldnt hear me. I called back immediately and the office was closed. How convenient. So I waited and tt their...more
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in Corona, CA |
Dr. Metzger is great. I have been his patient for many years, and I have found him exceptional. However, he has a major problem with his staff. They do not answer call or return calls. When you call, it automatically goes to an answering service, which tells you to call. You are asked to call...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Metzger accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Metzger has admitting privileges

Saint Joseph Hospital
1100 W Stewart Dr
Orange, CA 92868
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