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About Dr. Alan Metz

Dr. Alan Metz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chapel Hill, NC. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Metz is affiliated with Duke University Hospital and Duke University Hospital. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Alan Metz MD

1100 Mount Carmel Church Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
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Specialties

Dr. Alan Metz has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Alan Metz has the following 7 expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Dr. Alan Metz has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Alan Metz is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Metz is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Duke University Hospital
  • Duke University Hospital
  • Education

    35 Years Experience

  • University Of The Witwatersrand

    Graduated in 1978

  • New England Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

Alan Metz MD, 1100 Mount Carmel Church Rd, Chapel Hill, NC
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