Dr. Deborah Metzger

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Los Altos, CA
39 years experience female

Locations

Office

Los Altos, CA

Address

851 Fremont Ave, Los Altos, CA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Zurich North America

About

Bio

<P><B>Deborah A. Metzger, PhD, MD </B>is a gynecologist and reproductive endocrinologist whose major interest is the integrated treatment of women and men with complex medical issues including chronic fatigue syndrome, endometriosis, fibromyalgia, interstitial cystitis, chronic pelvic pain and vulvodynia. During the past 24 years, she has developed novel approaches to these underappreciated problems. </P> <P><B> </B>After graduating from college (SUNY @ Buffalo, 1973), she obtained a PhD in molecular endocrinology from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas (1979). She attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston (1982) and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology (1986) and a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (1988) at Duke University in North Carolina. She has served on the medical school faculties of the University of Connecticut, Yale, and Stanford. Currently she is Medical Director of Harmony Women’s Health in Los Altos, California.</P> <P> <SPAN>She has lectured extensively throughout the world, published widely in textbooks and peer-reviewed journals and is one of the editors of <U>Chronic Pelvic Pain: An Integrated Approach</U> (Saunders, 1998), the first book on the subject.</SPAN> <SPAN> She was also medical editor for <U>Stay Fertile Longer</U> (Rodale, 2003). In addition to her involvement in many professional societies such as ACAM, AAEM, and ILADS, she is a founding member and past-President of the International Pelvic Pain Society. </SPAN></P><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR><BR>

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Doctor Q&A

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Metzger
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely.: With an hsv infection, a woman has painful sores around the vagina. Small itchy bumps could be due to a yeast infection. In any case, you should se ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Metzger
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Misery.: An untreated yeast infection can spread on the skin and cause constant itching and burning. The more important question is what is going on in your b ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Metzger
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cyclic yeast.: Having symptoms of a yeast infection with each period are common in women. Some women use a yeast medication every month, or you could address sympto ... Read More
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Aug 4, 2013
Great responses. Recommend highly.
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Jun 21, 2013
Back between 2003 and 2006, I underwent few treatments for IC, Endo and abdominal pain. My surgon recommended me to Dr. Metzger and she was able to help me identify the root cause for my problems and ...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Metzger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thx! I have fibroid and endometriosis. I stopped all meds while TTC, and at the verge of giving up as it's been so frustrating and miserable
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful. I did pushups..80 to be exact and 2 weeks later I still hurt in left shoulder blade ribs and chest.
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My periods are always messed up. The month of July, my period lasted literally alll month. That's why I'm scared.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX
Graduated 1982MD

Awards

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