Dr. Carlos Diaz, MD

Physical Medicine & RehabilitationMaleAge 52

Dr. Diaz
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Spine, Sport and Physical Medicine Center

2030 Bee Ridge Rd Ste B Sarasota, FL 34239

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Dr. Carlos Diaz, MD is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist in Sarasota, FL and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Universidad Central Del Caribe School Of Medicine medical school in 1996. He is affiliated with medical facilities Doctors Hospital Of Sarasota and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Diaz to book an appointment.

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Dr. Diaz's Reviews

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Dr. Diaz was one of the best spinal pain doctor I have met. (I have met many) I have chronic serious back issues. He was able to diagnose the current issues quickly and with great care. He gave me a spinal steroid injection for my significant pain and it was more effective than any similar treatment I have had.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Steven Gruber – Jan 25, 2021
Best ORTHO I have been to. Very thorough in the exam. Tells you like it is. Spends time with you to explain and listens to your concerns and questions. Highly recommend this Doctor.
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Rivera F – Jul 14, 2020
My husband and I both found him to be calm and caring. We have never been rushed out, and I would recommend him to anyone.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Lanny and Joyce Dingman – Jul 02, 2020
Dr Diaz is a very intelligent and caring physician.I always treated with respect and concern.I trust in his ability.I am very grateful for his years of care.5
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Judith in Sarasota, FL – Nov 15, 2019
This doctor is too busy to truly care about you. Is smooth talking, fast talking, and is so anxious to get to the next patient, he doesn't show concern for you and it shows. After asking a couple questions, I asked if I could ask 1 more (as if there was a limit), he simply replied, yes, but hurry. Thanks for caring. Uff, have moved on to other doctor. SO diaappointing
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Oct 15, 2019
He and his staff are the best..PERIOD.... FULL STOP
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Josh Levy – Aug 20, 2019
Dr Diaz is an excellent communicator. Dr Diaz evaluated my mother and explained the evaluation and the differential diagnosis. His office scheduled an injection for her. Dr Diaz ‘s office was very polite. The office had oil paintings that were created by Dr Diaz’s wife. This added to the calmness of the office.
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Mar 15, 2019
Dr. Diaz has been just wonderful to me; warm and caring in addition to being extremely knowledgeable and helpful to my specific conditions. I will continue seeing him, for the original reasons, but also, Dr. Diaz’s expertise has shown that he has knowledge in other areas that have been of benefit to me. I want to add that Marvin, his P.A., is also extremely competent, friendly and pleasant, and has been another great medical asset to me. Great team, Dr. Diaz and Marvin!
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Kimberly Cooper in Sarasota, FL – Oct 10, 2018
An excellent intellegent compassionate doctor. He has helped. Me so much. The best ive seen so far. His assistant Marvin is also knowledgable , compassionate and is always available to help. His staff is great. I'd say Dr. Diaz is the best.
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Teresa – Feb 12, 2018
I've been having right shoulder pain for about 5 years now. I've had 4 vertebrae in my neck fused which didn't help 5 years ago. All other doctors I have seen have always focused on my spine or just prescribed narcotics to cover up the pain. 1 visit with Dr. Diaz and a few physical tests in his office and he sent me for an MRI of my shoulder. This is the first out of many doctors that actually listened to me. Turns out I have a ligament torn 95% of the way in my shoulder. It took 1 visit for him
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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MICHAEL LAVECCHIA in Sarasota, FL – Sep 30, 2016
Dr. Diaz was one of my worst doctor experiences ever! My mother even refers to him as someone you would see working out of a truck; a medicine man. He did not want to listen to me about my problem in my neck, back, and shoulder and how much pain it was giving me. Instead of fixing the existing problem, he made it worse. I am 22 and have been living with this pain for 2 years and he didn't even show compassion when I said I couldn't sleep at night I was in so much pain
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  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Lindsay Dawson in Bradenton, FL – Jun 15, 2016
I have been with Dr Diaz for 13 years now. He has treated me for a problem a lot of doctors don't know much about and I am so greatful that I found him. He is very caring of his patients and takes his time to listen and to explain the situation. If I had to drive a hundred miles to continue with him I would have no problem with that. I feel that he is not just my doctor but also a good friend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
7 people found this helpful
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Margaret bunch in Arcadia, FL – Apr 05, 2016

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Carlos Diaz, MD is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist in Sarasota, FL and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2000
University Tx Med School San Antonio
Residency Hospital
1996
Universidad Central Del Caribe School Of Medicine
Medical School
1991
University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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Is Dr. Carlos Diaz, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Carlos Diaz, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Diaz frequently treats Back Pain, Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement), and Low Back Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Diaz treats.

Where is Dr. Carlos Diaz, MD's office located?

Dr. Diaz's office is located at 2030 Bee Ridge Rd Ste B, Sarasota, FL 34239. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Carlos Diaz, MD speak?

Dr. Diaz speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Dr. Diaz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Diaz treats Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Diaz treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Diaz treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Diaz treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Diaz treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Diaz treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Diaz's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acupuncture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lipedema
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Spine, Sport and Physical Medicine Center

Office2030 Bee Ridge Rd Ste B Sarasota, FL 34239
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