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James Metz, MD

James Metz, MD

Division Chief, Pediatric Speciality Center
Child Abuse Physician/Pediatric Hospitalist
Assistant Professor


Pediatrics - Specialty Care



111 Colchester Avenue
Main Campus, East Pavilion, Level 4
Burlington,  Vermont  05401


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Biographical Information

Dr. James Metz is a pediatric hospitalist, head of the Child Protection Team at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital and an assistant professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. He specializes in child abuse medicine and child protection and prevention. His research interests include post-mortem skull fractures, medical child abuse, and post-mortem imaging.

Dr. Metz believes caring for children is a privilege. His goal as a pediatrician is to ensure that every child has the opportunity to grow up in a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment.

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Clinical Interests

  • Child Abuse Medicine
  • Child Protection & Prevention

Research Interests

Post-Mortem Imaging, Skull Fractures, Mimics of Abuse, Identification of Sentinel Injuries


University Of Washington School Of Medicine - Child Abuse Pediatrics
University Of Washington School Of Medicine - Pediatrics - Primary Care
Medical School
University of Vermont College of Medicine - Medical Doctor
Other Education
George Washington University - International Health/Policy
Other Education
Hamilton College - Russian

Board Certifications

Member Board
American Board of Pediatrics
Child Abuse Pediatrics
Member Board
American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - Primary Care


Primary Language