Dr. Metz was born in South Carolina and majored in biology at the University of South Carolina, where he graduated magna cum laude. He received his medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta. After an internship in internal medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle, he completed his dermatology residency at the University of Michigan. At Michigan, he was awarded a Melanoma Fellowship and served as Chief Resident.

Since moving to Jacksonville in 1995, Dr. Metz has held the positions of secretary-treasurer and president of the Jacksonville Dermatology Society. He is an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, Florida Medical Association, Florida Society of Dermatology and the Florida Physician's Association. Dr. Metz is a frequent lecturer to colleagues regarding dermatology topics.

Dr. Metz is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and licensed to practice medicine and surgery by the state of Florida. Dr. Metz has been practicing dermatology in the Jacksonville area since 1995 and was recently honored by Jacksonville Magazine (June 2011 issue) as one of the area's finest dermatologists.

Personally, he is married with a daughter and a son. He enjoys following professional and college sports (especially the Jaguars), exercising, watching movies and spending time with his family.