Dr. Metson specializes in the treatment of patients with disorders of the nose and sinuses.



Clinical Interests
  • Nasal and sinus surgery
Medical Education
  • MD, UC San Diego School of Medicine
  • Residency, Huntington Memorial Hospital|Residency, UCLA Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - other
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group

Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

Information about Dr. Metson's clinical activity can be viewed at www.SinusVideos.com.

Metson, R. Image-guided sinus surgery: Lessons learned from the first 1,000 cases. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2003;128:8-13.

Stankovic K, Goldsztein H, Reh DH, Platt MP, Metson R. Gene expression profiling of nasal polyps associated with chronic sinusitis and aspirin-sensitive asthma. Laryngoscope 2008;118:881-889.

Cestari DM, Metson RB, Cunnane ME, Faquin WC. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 40-2008. A 26-year-old man with blurred vision. N Engl J Med 2008;359:2825-33.

Reh DD, Lewis CM, Metson R. Frontal bullosa: diagnosis and management of a new variant for frontal mucocele. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010;136:625-628.

Soler ZM, Sindwani R, Metson R. Endoscopic sphenoid nasalization for the treatment of advanced sphenoid disease. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2010;143:456-458.


Zero Emerson Place
Suite 2D
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-227-4366
Fax: 617-227-4482