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James Metz, MD Physician

Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology
Clinical Division, Department of Radiation Oncology
Editor-in-Chief, OncoLink
Morton M. Kligerman Professor

Dr. Metz is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. J Metz

Calypso, Medical Advisory Board

Pennsylvania Cancer Education Network Advisory Committee

ProCure Proton Treatment Centers Medical Advisory Board

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's 2011 through 2015 Top Docs issues

Clinical Specialties

Specialties:

  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Colon Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
    • Liver Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Radiation Oncology
    • Gastrointestinal Cancer

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 2000

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Liver Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Radiation Treatment
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: Cooper University Hospital
Residency: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Memberships

American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, National Calypso, Medical Advisory Board, National Pennsylvania Cancer Education Network Advisory Committee, Local

Affiliation

Dr. Metz is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Metz JM, Coyle C, Hudson C, Hampshire MK: First Report of an Internet Based Cancer Clinical Trials Matching Resource Journal of Medical Internet Research 7 (3): e24,2005.

Wei S, Hampshire M, Devine P, Metz JM: Differences in expectations of clinical trials between patients who participated in clinical trials and those that do not participate. Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Orlando : 2005.

Vapiwala N, Mick R, Hampshire MK, Metz JM: Patient Initiation of Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies (CAM) During Conventional Cancer Treatment Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Orlando : 2005.

Metz JM, Sweeney-Cordes, E, Claghorn K, Hampshire MK: Nutritional attitudes of recently diagnosed cancer patients Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Orlando : 2005.

Metz JM, McDonough J, Hampshire MK: Utilization of an Internet Based Cancer Clinical Trials Matching System: Implications for Proton Therapy PTCOG, Tokyo : 2005.

Wei SJ, Hampshire MK, Devine P, Metz JM: Differences between lung cancer patients using the Internet and patients in the clinic. 11th World Conference of Lung Cancer, Barcelona : 2005.

Vapiwala N, DeNittis A, Mick R, Hampshire M, Metz JM: Patient initiation of complementary and alternative medical therapies (CAM) during conventional lung cancer treatment 11th World Conference on Lung Cancer, Barcelona : 2005.

Metz JM, Hampshire MK: Lung Cancer patients use of cancer clinical trials matching resource on the internet 11th World Conference on Lung Cancer, Barcelona : 2005.

Metz JM, Hampshire M: OncoLink Patient Guide: Colorectal Cancer OncoLink Book Series/2nd Edition : 2005.

Wilson J, Jones H, Burock M, Smith D, Fraker D, Metz J, Glatstein E, Hahn S: Patterns of recurrence in patients treated with photodynamic therapy for inraperitoneal carcinomatosis and sarcomatosis Int J Oncol : 2004.

Academic Contact Info

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd
2 West

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2428
Fax: (215) 349-5445
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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