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James M. Metz, MD

Abramson Cancer Center

Degree and Institution

Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Internship: Cooper University Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Radiation Oncology

Faculty Title

Professor of Radiation Oncology

Administrative Title

Vice Chair, Clinical Division, Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director for Clinical Service & Programs, Abramson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania
Editor-in-Chief, OncoLink


Research Expertise

The integration of complementary medical therapies in the cancer patient population. Special interests include the use of complementary therapies for the control of pain, nausea, and fatigue in the cancer population receiving radiation therapy. Interests also include the use of the Internet to obtain information about unconventional medical therapies for the management of cancer.

Cancer Programs
Radiation Oncology
» Gastrointestinal Cancer
» Photodynamic Therapy

Gastrointestinal Cancer Program
» Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications
American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology

Honors and Award

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's 2011 and 2012 Top Docs issues,
ProCure Proton Treatment Centers Medical Advisory Board
Calypso, Medical Advisory Board
Pennsylvania Cancer Education Network Advisory Committee


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Contact Information

James M. Metz

Penn Radiation Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Concourse Level
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
1-800-789-PENN (7366)

Abramson Cancer Center
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Medical Arts Building, Suite 103A
51 N 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
1-800-789-PENN (7366)
Driving Directions

Office Phone: 1-800-789-PENN (7366)
Fax: 215-349-5445

Mailing Address:
Appointment Phone: 1-800-789-PENN (7366)
Fax: 215-349-5445