Joel Metelits MD
A graduate of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dr. Metelits completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh. He originally came to Arizona to complete a public health commitment which had financed his education.
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Metelits has practiced at Thunderbird Internal Medicine since 1983. He continues to believe his patients have been, and continue to be, his greatest teachers. Dr. Metelits has been very happily married since 1980. He and his wife ave two children who continue to be a source of pride and admitation.
"I feel privileged beyond measure to connect with my patients and their families, get a glimpse of their physical and spiritual lives, and assist them in making the best decisions they can to enhance their health."

Office Locations:
Thunderbird Office - Building F

Currently Accepting New Patients? No


AOA Honors Society
American College of Physicians
Phoenix Magazine "Top Doc"

Professional Activities:

Past Chief of Internal Medicine, Phoenix Indian Medical Center
Past Chair of Medicine, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
Committee Appointments, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center

Joel Metelits MD
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