Paul David Metzger, M.D.

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48 Ratings7 Comments
Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Specialists
Hospital Affiliations:
Elmhurst Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Trauma and Domestic Violence; Sports Medicine; Arthroscopy Knee and Shoulder; Joint Replacements; Orthopaedic Surgery

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This provider is an independent medical practitioner who has been permitted to use the hospital's facilities and to exercise his or her independent medical judgment in the care and treatment of his or her patient.



Philosophy Of Care

Every patient is entitled to high quality and individualized care where the patient makes decisions in collaboration with the physician based on understandable medical information.

Education & Credentials

Education: Rush University Medical College (Illinois), 2007

Internship: Naval Medical Center San Diego, 2008

Residency: Naval Medical Center San Diego, 2012

Society: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery; Arthroscopy Association of North America


Orthopedic Surgery

Insurance Accepted

Private Healthcare Systems PPO
PPO Network (Priv. Hlthcr Sys)
Rush/Prudential PPO
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Aetna Health Plan PPO
Aetna Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare Advantage
Medicare Assignment
West Towns
Cigna Healthplan PPO
Health Star
MetraHealth PPO
Rush Contract Care
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare PPO


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Overall Patient Rating
4.8 out of 5
(48 Ratings, 7 Comments)
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I was particularly impressed that after my MRI on Saturday, it was only a matter of hours before the doctor responded and asked me to make a follow-up appointment.
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Wait was horrible which is a big problem and too many float nurses.
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Very friendly and clearly explained my issues. I wasn't aware I was to wait after receiving my shot since the door was left open, so I assumed the appointment was completed.
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In my time of pain and need, he was an excellent choice.
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I can't believe how nice the Dr was with me. Patiently listened to my concerns.
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Very impressed w/*Dr. Metzger. First visit w/*Dr. Metzger, but am familiar w/orthopedic dept.