Dr. Matt Metz is a board-certified, fellowship-trained bariatric surgeon. The American Society has certified him as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence Surgeon for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS). In this capacity, Dr. Metz has completed specialized training and continuing education in bariatric surgery as well as performed a high number of surgeries each year. Dr. Metz has also been named a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).
Dr. Metz was recruited to Denver from the Cleveland Clinic, one of the most well-known minimally invasive and bariatric surgery fellowships in the country. While in this role, Dr. Metz performed more than 300 advanced laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures. Since arriving in Denver in 2007, he has performed more than 1,500 additional cases, including laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, single incision laparoscopic procedures, duodenal switch, revisions and advanced endoscopic cases.
Dr. Metz is the first bariatric surgeon in Colorado to perform the updated laparoscopic loop duodenal switch. Dr. Metz's complication rate remains one of the lowest in the region, despite being a surgeon who specializes in high-risk, complex cases. He is well-known in the area for his kind demeanor, technical proficiency and compassionate bedside manner.
To contact Dr. Matthew Metz’s office, call (720) 851-1610.