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Orthopedics

John P. Metzler, MD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Associate Professor, Neurology


Specialty Areas
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgery
Electromyography
Musculoskeletal Injuries

Additional Features & Interviews with Dr. Metzler:

Visit Dr. Metzler's page on the Orthopedic Surgery website

Patients Seen At
Center for Advanced Medicine
Cervical Spine Institute & Center for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
4921 Parkview Place, A, 12
St. Louis, MO  63110
314-514-3500
Fax:   314-747-2597
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Center for Advanced Medicine
Spine Center
4921 Parkview Place, B, 6
St. Louis, MO  63110
314-514-3500
Fax:   314-747-2597
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Washington University Orthopedics
14532 S. Outer Forty Road
Chesterfield, MO  63017
314-514-3500
Fax:   314-747-2597
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Othopedic Surgery
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8233
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Nonoperative care of musculoskeletal injuries, with special interests in foot/ankle, therapeutic spine injections and electromyography

Board Certification
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation -- Certified

Medical Education
Medical Degree: University of Texas, Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 1991
Undergraduate Degree: Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, 1991
Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehab, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1999
Fellowship: Spine & Sports Medicine, Buffalo Spine & Sports Medicine, Williamsville, New York, 2000
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital West County

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2007-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Prather H, Van Dillen L, Metzler JP, Riew KD, Gilula LA. "Prospective measurement of function and pain in patients with non-neoplastic compression fractures treated with vertebroplasty." J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 Feb;88(2):334-41.

For articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine PubMed page for Dr. John P. Metzler.

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