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 on the Board of Directors for the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation, as Vice-Chair, 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). Dr. Diaz also provides leadership on the Board of Directors for Community Oncology Alliance (COA) as Vice-President, serving on the Payment Reform Task Force working to champion Medical Oncology Health Care Reform and as a Co-Medical Director for the COA Patient Advocacy Network. He is active with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) on multiple Work Groups and as a member of ASCO's Clinical Practice Committee. Dr. Diaz donates many hours as an active Medical Missionary and has participated in numerous medical missions to Kingston, Jamaica. 

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

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Education

Undergraduate School

University of Kentucky

Medical School

University of Kentucky

Internship and Residency

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia

Fellowship

University of South Florida - Moffitt Cancer Center

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Board Certified

Medical Oncology

Hematology

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Board Appointments

Florida Association of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) - President

Florida Association of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) - Board Member, Tampa

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

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