Dr. Ruben Diaz, MD

Dr. Ruben Diaz, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 55
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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

Contact Information

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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Diaz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Diaz treats Spondylosis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Diaz treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Bone Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Diaz treats Bone Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Diaz treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Tension Headache
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Diaz treats Tension Headache more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Diaz treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Diaz's conditions and procedures:

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 Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Discography
Elbow Injuries
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Pain
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Hand Conditions
Headache
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Migraine
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
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 Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Runner's Knee
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Injections
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Tension Headache
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Diaz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Diaz

4.4

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
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(31)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
2.7027027027027026%
(1)
2 Stars
2.7027027027027026%
(1)
1 Star
10.81081081081081%
(4)

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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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He explains everything step by step of your procedures, medications he prescribes, how to take care of yourself, etc.
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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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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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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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card
Blue Care Connection PPO
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice POS
Federal Employee Program
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Flexcare
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
NovaNet
NovaNet PPO
One Health
One Health HMO
One Health PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
WellCare
WellCare PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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