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Dr. James Metts, DO

Pediatrics* Age 54
Dr. James Metts, DO
4.2 (4 Ratings)

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Dr. James Metts, DO is a Pediatrics Specialist in Pleasant Hill, IA.
Dr. James Metts, DO
4.2 (4 Ratings)
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Dr. James Metts, DO

Pediatrics* Age 54
Pleasant Hill, IA
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. James Metts, DO is a Pediatrics Specialist in Pleasant Hill, IA.

About

Dr. James Metts, DO is a Pediatrics Specialist in Pleasant Hill, IA and has 28 years experience. They graduated from University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. They currently practice at Practice. Dr. Metts has experience treating conditions like Acute Upper Respiratory Infection among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Metts received an average rating of 4.2/5 from patients and has been reviewed 4 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Metts is board certified in Pediatrics and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Immunization Administration
Wellness Examination
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Immunization Administration
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Immunization Administration
Wellness Examination
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Fever
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Newborn Jaundice
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Conduct Disorder
Constipation
Diaper Rash
Foot Infection
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Nail Infection
Pharyngitis
Strep Throat
Tonsillitis
Urinary Incontinence
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Abdominal Pain
Acne
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Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
ADHD and-or ADD
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anaphylactic Food Allergies
Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
Anaphylaxis
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
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Asthma
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Ataxia
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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Bacterial Sepsis
Balanitis
Balanoposthitis
Bedwetting
Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bunion
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Burn Injuries
Bursitis
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Canker Sore
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Congenital Hand Anomaly
Contact Dermatitis
Cough
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Dehydration
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dry Skin
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Dyshydrotic Eczema
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Febrile Convulsion
Folliculitis
Food Poisoning
Foot Sprain
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Genu Varum
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
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Heart Palpitations
Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Hives
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Hydrocele
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Impetigo
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Influenza (Flu)
Ingrown Nail
Insomnia
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Intertrigo
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Knee Sprain
Lactose Intolerance
Laryngitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lice
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Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
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Neck Muscle Strain
Nightmare Disorder
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Orchitis
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Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteopenia
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pediatric Obesity
Pediatric Overweight
Phimosis
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Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pinworm
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Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polyuria
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Proteinuria
Pubic Lice (Crabs)
Radiculopathy
Rash
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Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Ringworm
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Rosacea
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Scabies
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Second-Degree Burns
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Separation Anxiety
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Spermatocele
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stye
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Sunburn
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Swine Flu
Throat Pain
Thrush
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Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Torticollis
Tremor
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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
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Wheezing
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Wrist Sprain or Strain

Insurance Accepted

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    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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  • Choice Plus POS
    Medica Choice
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO
  • Alliance Select
    Blue PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Office
    5900 E University Ave Ste 300, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
  2. 2 Office
    1475 PO Box, Des Moines, IA 50305
  3. 3 Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center
    1111 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314

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4.2
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Dec 18, 2015
He was excited about our babies growth and really took time to talk with us about his developments
— Dec 18, 2015
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • James Michael Metts, D.O., is part of the Mercy health care family including four hospitals and more than 50 clinics. 

Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. James Metts, DO is a pediatrics specialist in Pleasant Hill, IA and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth in 1996. He specializes in Pediatrics.
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Pediatrics
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
    1996
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. James Metts, DO. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Metts' profile.

Dr. Metts frequently treats the following conditions: Acute Upper Respiratory Infection. See more on Sharecare.

Yes, Dr. James Metts, DO holds board certification in Pediatrics.