GLEN DALE, W.Va. – Today (Dec. 17), WVU Medicine Reynolds Memorial Hospital welcomes Matthew Metz, M.D., to its growing general surgery practice.

Matthew Metz, M.D.
Matthew Metz, M.D.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Metz is experienced in all aspects of general surgical care. Metz specializes in a wide range of abdominal and vascular procedures, including aortic aneurysm repair, carotid artery treatment, appendix and gallbladder removal, colonoscopy, diverticulosis treatment, gastrointestinal surgery, and much more.

“I’m honored to return to West Virginia and join the exceptional staff at Reynolds Memorial Hospital,” Metz said.

Metz comes to Reynolds Memorial from Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. He received his medical degree from West Virginia University in 1998, after graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 1994. Metz is also a 1990 graduate of the Linsly School in Wheeling.

“At Reynolds Memorial Hospital, we continue to recruit exemplary physicians so that patients can receive the highest quality of care without traveling far from home,” David Hess, M.D., president and CEO of Reynolds Memorial, said. “I know Dr. Metz personally. In fact, we were roommates when we were in medical school. I can attest to his dedication and skill as a general surgeon.”

Metz’s practice will be located inside Suite 201 of the Marshall County Professional Building at 426 8th Street in Glen Dale. To schedule an appointment, call 304-221-4570.

WVU Medicine Reynolds Memorial Hospital is a nonprofit, acute-care community hospital with 90 beds, including a 20-bed Skilled Nursing Unit. Reynolds joined WVU Medicine on October 1, 2016, and has continued to grow and expand services to provide quality care in the Ohio Valley.