Dr. Ralph Bell Metson MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Ralph Metson is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his medical degree from UC San Diego School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Metson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 86 doctors at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and one of 63 at Massachusetts General Hospital who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: General Otolaryngology/ENT

Hospital Affiliation

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Ranked #7 in Ear, Nose & Throat

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #7 in Ear, Nose & Throat

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Head & Neck Surgery, 1981–1985

Huntington Memorial Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1980–1981

Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1985–1987

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1979–1980

UC San Diego School of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified in Otolaryngology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Endoscopic Surgery of the Sinuses & Eustachian Tube
2012 4 2

The EQ-5D - a new tool for studying clinical outcomes in chronic rhinosinusitis.
Remenschneider, A. K.,D'Amico, L.,Gray, S. T.,Holbrook, E. H.,Gliklich, R. E.,Metson, R.

Long-Term Outcomes in Sinus Surgery: A New Tool for Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life.
Remenschneider, A. K.,D'Amico, L.,Litvack, J. R.,Gray, S. T.,Holbrook, E. H.,Gliklich, R.,Metson, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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