Lionel Metz, MD

TitleAssistant Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentOrthopaedic Surgery
Address500 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    University of California, Davis, Davis, CaBS2002Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CaMD2008Doctor of Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Ca Orthopaedic Surgery Residency2014Orthopaedic Residency
    Washington University School of Medicine , St Louis, MOSpine Surgery Fellowship2015Orthopaedic Spine

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    1. Yue JK, Sing DC, Sharma S, Upadhyayula PS, Winkler EA, Shaw JD, Metz L. Spine deformity surgery in the elderly: risk factors and 30-day outcomes are comparable in posterior versus combined approaches. Neurol Res. 2017 Sep 19; 1-7. PMID: 28925332.
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    2. Iyer S, Lenke LG, Nemani VM, Albert TJ, Sides BA, Metz L, Cunningham ME, Kim HJ. Variations in Sagittal Alignment Parameters Based on Age: A Prospective Study of Asymptomatic Volunteers Using Full-Body Radiographs. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Dec 01; 41(23):1826-1836. PMID: 27111763.
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    3. Iyer S, Lenke LG, Nemani VM, Fu M, Shifflett GD, Albert TJ, Sides BA, Metz L, Cunningham ME, Kim HJ. Variations in Occipitocervical and Cervicothoracic Alignment Parameters Based on Age: A Prospective Study of Asymptomatic Volunteers Using Full-Body Radiographs. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Dec 01; 41(23):1837-1844. PMID: 27116113.
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    4. Sing DC, Berven SH, Burch S, Metz L. Increase in spinal deformity surgery in patients age 60 and older is not associated with increased complications. Spine J. 2017 May; 17(5):627-635. PMID: 27884745.
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    5. Chapman TM, Baldus CR, Lurie JD, Glassman SD, Schwab FJ, Shaffrey CI, Lafage V, Boachie-Adjei O, Kim HJ, Smith JS, Crawford CH, Lenke LG, Buchowski JM, Edwards C, Koski T, Parent S, Lewis S, Kang DG, McClendon J, Metz L, Zebala LP, Kelly MP, Spratt KF, Bridwell KH. Baseline Patient-Reported Outcomes Correlate Weakly With Radiographic Parameters: A Multicenter, Prospective NIH Adult Symptomatic Lumbar Scoliosis Study of 286 Patients. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Nov 15; 41(22):1701-1708. PMID: 27831984.
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    6. Sing DC, Khanna R, Shaw JD, Metz L, Burch S, Berven SH. Increasing Rates of Surgical Management of Multilevel Spinal Curvature in Elderly Patients. Spine Deform. 2016 Sep; 4(5):365-372. PMID: 27927494.
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    7. Sing DC, Yue JK, Metz L, Winkler EA, Zhang WR, Burch S, Berven SH. Obesity Is an Independent Risk Factor of Early Complications After Revision Spine Surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 May; 41(10):E632-40. PMID: 26641848.
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    8. Ward DT, Metz L, Horst PK, Kim HT, Kuo AC. Complications of Morbid Obesity in Total Joint Arthroplasty: Risk Stratification Based on BMI. J Arthroplasty. 2015 Sep; 30(9 Suppl):42-6. PMID: 26117070.
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    9. Fields AJ, Berg-Johansen B, Metz L, Miller S, La B, Liebenberg EC, Coughlin DG, Graham JL, Stanhope KL, Havel PJ, Lotz JC. Alterations in intervertebral disc composition, matrix homeostasis and biomechanical behavior in the UCD-T2DM rat model of type 2 diabetes. J Orthop Res. 2015 May; 33(5):738-46. PMID: 25641259; PMCID: PMC4408867.
    10. Metz L, Wustrack R, Lovell AF, Sawyer AJ. Infectious, inflammatory, and metabolic diseases affecting the athlete's spine. Clin Sports Med. 2012 Jul; 31(3):535-67. PMID: 22658001.
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    11. Acosta FL, Metz L, Adkisson HD, Liu J, Carruthers-Liebenberg E, Milliman C, Maloney M, Lotz JC. Porcine intervertebral disc repair using allogeneic juvenile articular chondrocytes or mesenchymal stem cells. Tissue Eng Part A. 2011 Dec; 17(23-24):3045-55. PMID: 21910592; PMCID: PMC3226053.
    12. Deviren V, Patel VV, Metz L, Berven SH, Hu SH, Bradford DS. Anterior arthrodesis with instrumentation for thoracolumbar scoliosis: comparison of efficacy in adults and adolescents. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 May 15; 33(11):1219-23. PMID: 18469695.
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    13. Metz L, Burch S. Computer-assisted surgical planning and image-guided surgical navigation in refractory adult scoliosis surgery: case report and review of the literature. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Apr 20; 33(9):E287-92. PMID: 18427309.
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    14. Deviren V, Metz L. Anterior instrumented arthrodesis for adult idiopathic scoliosis. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2007 Apr; 18(2):273-80. PMID: 17556128.
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    15. Metz L, Deviren V. Low-grade spondylolisthesis. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2007 Apr; 18(2):237-48. PMID: 17556124.
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    16. Metz L, Martin RB, Turner AS. Histomorphometric analysis of the effects of osteocyte density on osteonal morphology and remodeling. Bone. 2003 Nov; 33(5):753-9. PMID: 14623050.
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