Michael Diaz, MD

Dr. Michael Diaz joined Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute (FCS) in 2011 and currently serves on the FCS Executive Board and as Director of Patient Advocacy for the practice. Dr. Diaz also serves as Co-Chair of the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation Board of Directors, which provides non-medical financial assistance to qualified cancer patients in Florida. In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors and as the Immediate Past President for the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) as well as the FLASCO Director of Patient Advocacy. Dr. Diaz provides leadership on the Board of Directors for Community Oncology Alliance (COA) as President, serving on the Government Affairs and Policy Committee working to champion Medical Oncology Health Care Reform and on the Biosimilars Committee. Dr. Diaz has participated in numerous medical missions to Kingston, Jamaica.

Dr. Mike Diaz discusses why he chose to be an oncologist and how his patients motivate him everyday.

Education

Undergraduate School

University of Kentucky | Lexington, Kentucky

Medical School

University of Kentucky | Lexington, Kentucky

Internship and Residency

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia | Richmond, Virginia

Fellowship

University of South Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center | Tampa, Florida

Board Certified

Medical Oncology

Hematology

Internal Medicine

Board Appointments

Community Oncology Alliance (COA) | President

Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) | Immediate Past President

Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) | Board Member

Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) | Legislative Committee, Co-Vice Chairman

Florida Cancer Specialists Executive Board | Director of Patient Advocacy

Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation | Board Co-Chair

Florida Medicaid | Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics Committee

First Coast | Carrier Advisory Council

Professional Memberships and Associations

American Medical Association (AMA)

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Community Oncology Alliance (COA)

Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO)

In the news

Dr. Michael Diaz of Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute Elected President of COA