Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine Physician
As an Internal Medicine physician, Dr. Richard Metz has expertise with a wide array of medical concerns, issues, and illnesses. His office is fully equipped for any situation, featuring advanced medical technologies, conveniently located on-site, for testing and diagnostic purposes. Patients in Los Angeles, California can count on Dr. Metz for skilled and compassionate care at all times.

Internal Medicine Q & A

What is Internal Medicine?

Internal Medicine is a field of healthcare that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease in adult patients. As an Internal Medicine physician, Dr. Metz can provide care for a broad range of health conditions. He prides himself on being a comprehensive physician who can help with virtually any health concern or problem. He also has a highly-skilled network of qualified specialists to call when necessary.

What types of tests does Dr. Metz offer?

Dr. Metz's office has all the tools needed to perform a comprehensive physical examination conveniently on-site. The office features an in-house laboratory with an X-ray machine for structural analysis and an electrocardiogram, or EKG, for measuring electrical activity of the heart. The office also houses a treadmill for stress testing as well as bone density and body fat analysis equipment. Dr. Metz can also conduct ultrasounds, including echocardiograms, to examine organs and internal structures quickly, safely and conveniently on-site.

How does Dr. Metz’s Internal Medicine experience differ from that of other doctors?

Dr. Metz has over 30 years of experience in practicing internal medicine and providing top quality care focusing on helping patients live their best and healthiest lives. Dr. Metz strives to make it as easy as possible for his patients to get healthy. Thanks to his many years in practice, Dr. Metz works with a wide network of trusted specialists who can help with issues requiring surgery or particularly complex care.

What are the principles of Internal Medicine?

Dr. Metz focuses on preventive care, often providing patients with a detailed picture of their overall health. He firmly believes that health is directly tied to nutrition and exercise, and he helps his patients make lifestyle changes that can help them live healthier and happier lives. Dr. Metz also helps patients prepare for things that nutrition and exercise can’t prevent, including screenings for cancer and heart disease.

Dr. Metz gives patients an in-depth understanding of their genetics and the potential problems associated with them. He also provides immunizations when necessary to prevent illness and disease. Patients who are concerned about their health and wellness or experiencing health issues can contact Dr. Metz for a comprehensive analysis.

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