Adam V. Metzler, MD

  • Knee Surgery
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • ACL & Complex Knee Ligament Reconstruction

Dr. Adam V. Metzler is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in knee & shoulder surgery. His areas of interest and specialization include minimally invasive knee & shoulder surgery, ACL and complex knee ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, cartilage restoration surgery, patella-femoral instability, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, shoulder instability, biceps tendon repair, clavicle fractures, and general orthopaedic fracture care. He is able to stay current with the latest Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery techniques through his continued knee and shoulder research.

  • Medical School – University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Residency – University of Cincinnati, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellowship – University of Kentucky, Sports Medicine
  • Board Certified – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • KY Medical License
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of America – Consulting Physician
  • St. Elizabeth Family Practice Residency Program – Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • University of Cincinnati Department of Orthopaedic Surgery – Former Associate Faculty where he helped teach 4th year Residents
  • St. Elizabeth Healthcare
  • Mercy Health – The Jewish Hospital
  • TriHealth – Bethesda North and Good Sam (Evendale) Hospitals
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Center

Team Physician for: 

  • Simon Kenton High School
  • Holy Cross High School
  • St. Henry High School

Former Team Physician for the University of Kentucky 


Former Resident Team Physician for Deer Park High School 

  • Cincinnati Magazine: Named "Top Doctor" 2018, 2022 - 2024
  • Venue Magazine: “Rising Star Medical Leader,” 2018
  • Valedictorian of his Medical School Class

During his Residency at UC he earned the:

  • Peter J. Stern, M.D. Chief Resident Leadership Award
  • Chief Resident of the Year Peer Award
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Chief Resident of the Year Award

Dr. Metzler has been the author of many publications on ACL surgery. He helped author an iBook for other Physicians titled, "Anatomic ACL Reconstruction." It is an interactive technique guide reviewing the latest innovations in anatomic ACL reconstruction. The iBook is available for download at THIS LINK.



  • Spending time with his wife & three children
  • Golfing
  • Water & Snow Skiing
  • Wakeboarding
  • Landscaping
Adam V. Metzler, MD