A native of Fairfield, Ohio, Dr. Adam V. Metzler received his M.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine where he received the Robert E. Ott Award as Valedictorian of his class. Dr. Metzler subsequently completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at UC where he earned the Peter J. Stern, M.D. Chief Resident Leadership Award, the Chief Resident of the Year Peer Award and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Chief Resident of the Year.
Dr. Metzler completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship and was Team Physician for the University of Kentucky and UK athletics. Since completing his Fellowship, Dr. Metzler is continuing his support of local athletes by serving as the Team Physician for Holy Cross High School.
Outside of his practice, he is busy enjoying his role as a husband and father to three children. During his free time, Dr. Metzler also enjoys wakeboarding, waterskiing, snow skiing, golfing and landscaping.
Dr. Metzler's areas of interest include; anterior cruciate and complex knee ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, cartilage restoration surgery, patella-femoral instability, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, shoulder instability, total knee replacement, and fracture care.
Dr. Metzler is active in research and presentations to other physicians. He is able to stay current with the latest Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery techniques through his continued shoulder and knee research. He recently co-authored two research articles that were published in Orthopaedics Journal. He shares those research articles with you here:
Indications for 2-Incision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery
Dynamically Unstable Syndesmosis Injuries
Dr. Metzler is accepting patients in sports medicine and general orthopaedics, including knee and shoulder problems, and will be seeing patients at Commonwealth's Edgewood and Florence locations.