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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male

44200 Woodward Ave Ste 112
Pontiac, MI 48341
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About Dr. Diaz

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Dr. Diaz:

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Dr. Diaz's Experience

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Dr. Diaz's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Diaz Performs

  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Beaumont Health System - Beaumont - Royal Oak Campus
3601 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48073
McLaren Macomb
1000 Harrington St
Mount Clemens, MI 48043

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Diaz

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Diaz to family and friends is 3.3 out of 5 5 1 32

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Appointments & Offices

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Dr. Diaz's Appointment Availabilty

Accepting new patients?

Yes
Michigan Head & Spine Institute
Lexus Professional Building
44200 Woodward Ave Ste 112
Pontiac, MI 48341
Michigan Head & Spine Institute
Beaumont Hospital
3577 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48073
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    Dr. Diaz's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    • Brain Aneurysms
    • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
    • Microsurgery
    • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
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    Dr. Diaz says...

    • Aneurysm
    • Back Pain
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Concussion
    • Convulsions
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
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    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Diaz

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico, Iztacala, Escuela Nacional De Estudios Prfesionales Iztacala
    Graduated in 1968

    Residency Hospital

    University Kans Med Center
    Complete in 1973
    University Minn Hosps
    Complete in 1978

    Other Education

    Central Michigan University
    Wayne State University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Diaz & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Portuguese
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Diaz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Beaumont Health System - Beaumont - Royal Oak Campus

    • Children's Hospital of Michigan

    • Harper University Hospital

    • Huron Valley - Sinai Hospital

    • Hutzel Women's Hospital

    • McLaren Macomb

    • Saint John Hospital and Medical Center

    • Sinai - Grace Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Diaz

    Dr. Fernando G. Diaz, MD
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    Your comments and feedback are always welcome. My preference is direct communication if you have a concern you would like me to address. If the care and treatment provided you is worthy of sharing with others, you have my appreciation. Thank you for your feedback.

    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.3
    • 32 Star Ratings
    1 5 32

    3.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Diaz to family and friends

    3.3 out of 5

    32 responses

    Dr. Diaz's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.4 out of 5

    28 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.6 out of 5

    31 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

    31 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    30 responses

    Experience with Dr. Diaz

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.4 out of 5

    32 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.4 out of 5

    31 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.4 out of 5

    31 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.3 out of 5

    32 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Diaz accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Cofinity
    • HAP Insurance
    • Health Net
    • HealthPlus of Michigan
    • Humana
    • McLaren Health Plan
    • One Health
    • Priority Health
    • Tricare
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    Office Locations

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    Michigan Head & Spine Institute
    Lexus Professional Building
    44200 Woodward Ave Ste 112
    Pontiac, MI 48341
    (877) 784-3667 (Office)
    (248) 869-3968 (Fax)
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    Michigan Head & Spine Institute
    Beaumont Hospital
    3577 W 13 Mile Rd
    Royal Oak, MI 48073
    (877) 784-3667 (Office)
    (248) 869-3968 (Fax)
    C
    Michigan Head & Spine Institute
    Southfield
    29275 Northwestern Hwy Ste 100
    Southfield, MI 48034
    (877) 784-3667 (Office)
    (248) 869-3968 (Fax)
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