Dr. Ruben Diaz, MD

Dr. Ruben Diaz, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Ruben Diaz, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Lawrenceville, GA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Universidad Central Del Caribe School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in pain medicine, spinal cord injury medicine, and more.

720 Old Snellville Hwy # 150

Lawrenceville, GA 30044

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
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very high
more than 95% of peers
Bone Disorders
more than 88% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
more than 82% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Diaz "To provide the most comprehensive conservative (non surgical) care to improve function, decrease the need for surgery or strong chronic opiate medications, decrease pain and improve quality of life. Strongly believe in education of the patients to individualize their conservative program according to their specific needs."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

82  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Upper Back Pain
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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Interamerican University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Universidad Central Del Caribe School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Albany Medical Center Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Albany Medical Center Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Ruben Diaz, MD
I went to Dr Diaz because I injured my shoulder. He immediately sent me for an MRI to determine the extent of my injury. The MRI indicated I need surgery so he sent me to a surgeon. I have to say Dr Diaz is probably the nicest and most competent doctor I have ever been to. His staff is equally...Read More
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Loganville, GA – Oct 07, 2017
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He explains everything step by step of your procedures, medications he prescribes, how to take care of yourself, etc.
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Manuela in Lawrenceville, GA – Jan 27, 2017
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Dr Diaz got rid of my lower back pain after many other doctors had failed. He and his staff are outstanding and I would recommend him to anybody
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Dave H in Lawrenceville, GA – Jan 10, 2017
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One of the kindest doctors I have ever seen. He takes a great amount of time making sure to address your every need. He then assesses everything that can be done to get you feeling better. His staff is sweet, upbeat and positive.
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Kerri M. in Lawrenceville, GA – Oct 13, 2016
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My husband has had chronic pain for over 15 years since an injury in the military. After visiting many doctors seeking help, we were finally beginning to resign ourselves to the idea that there was no hope for him to live a life without debilitating spinal pain. The only other option he was given...Read More
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Loganville, GA – Oct 01, 2016
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