Dr. Fernando G. Diaz, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 69

44200 Woodward Ave Ste 112
Pontiac, MI 48341
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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

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Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak Campus
3601 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48073

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Diaz

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Diaz to family and friends is 2.9 out of 5 5 1 27

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Appointments & Offices

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Dr. Diaz's Appointment Availabilty

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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

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

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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

    Internship Hospital

    Regina Genl Hospital
    Complete in 1970

    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 Hospital - 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
    DR. DIAZ RESPONDS - (Dr. Diaz, edit your response)

    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

    2.9
    • 27 responses
    • 1 review

    2.9 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
    - in Northville, MI |

    Very disappointing experience. He tells you how he can help you and solve your issues then when you go back it's like he never said it. Don't know why he's considered top doc. I know three people that have gone to him with the same outcome as stated.

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    Dr. Diaz's Appointment Availabilty

    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) 784-3678 (Fax)
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    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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