Richard Metelka, MD

Richard Metelka, MDDr. Richard C. Metelka completed his undergraduate degree in chemistry at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro. He attended medical school and completed his internship and residency at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a member of the Tennessee Medical Association, the Blount County Medical Association and the East Tennessee Ob/Gyn Society. Dr. Metelka is affiliated with Blount Memorial Hospital and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Dr. Metelka has been with Women’s Care Group for more than 27 years. He enjoys women’s health but also the obstetrics side. “Obstetrics is very family oriented, a happy environment for extending family traditions and life together.” Dr. Metelka has seen the advancement of technology in gynecology, specifically with surgical techniques as well as the improved early intervention and improved prenatal care of obstetrics.

Dr. Metelka is married to his high school sweetheart and has four children and one grandchild. He takes great pleasure in the outdoors, including fishing, hiking or camping in the Smoky Mountains. He is a board member of the Great Smoky Mountain Council and the Boy Scouts, and is a commercial-rated pilot.