Dr. Jose Juan Diaz, D.O.

17_dr_jos_juan_diazDr. Jose Juan Diaz is a board certified physician who graduated from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine at NYIT. His specialized practice has a strong emphasis in physical medicine, rehabilitation and pain medicine. Dr. Diaz has a long list of formal training in areas of  acupuncture, nutrition, sports medicine, electrodiagnostic studies, spine and joint interventions, making him a specialist in his field. His accolades supersede his abilities qualifying his practice as a learning facility for resident doctors.

Dr. Diaz treats the whole person and not just the ailment. His lively and personable approach will put you at ease, knowing you’re in the best care possible. Dr. Diaz speaks affluent English, Spanish, and Portuguese. After your initial visit, you’ll soon realize he has a soothing, yet knowledgeable connection with all his clients. His disposition with his credentials gives him the structure to provide nothing short of excellent health care.

Certifications

  • Board Certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Board Certification in Pain Medicine

  • Licensed in Acupuncture, 2005-present

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • American Osteopathic Board Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation – AOBPM

  • ACLS

Organizations and Memberships

  • American Association of Integrative Medicine, 2014 – present

  • Broward County Medical Association, 2009 – present

  • American Academy of Pain Medicine, 2006-present

  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electro-diagnostic Medicine, 2005 – present

  • Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, 2005-present

  • American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, 2005 – present

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2002 – present

  • American Academy of Osteopathic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2000 – present

  • American Osteopathic Association, 1997-present

Teaching Affiliations

  • Larkin Hospital – Program Director – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency, 2012-present

  • Chatham University Clinical Associate Professor – Physician Assistant in Training, 2010-2015

  • NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Clinical Associate Professor – OMM / Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2010 – present

  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine – Clinical instructor of LECOM medical students, 9/14 – 10/14

  • Florida Osteopathic Medical Association – Program Speaker, workshops in spinal, upper and lower extremity manipulation, 2/2010 and 2/2011

  • NOVA Southeastern University, Medical Student Preceptor and Mentor, 2005-present

  • NOVA Southeastern University, OMM Undergraduate Fellow Preceptor, 2005-present

  • Monroe County Osteopathic Association Guest Speaker – Acupuncture Treatments and Concepts in a Physiatric Practice, Islamorada Key Florida, 6/2006

Research Projects/ Publications/ Presentations

  • Malik AS, Mahajer A, Vargas JL, Diaz JJ. Rehabilitation after Osteotendinous Repair of Traumatic Bilateral Quadriceps Tendon Rupture. Poster presentation: American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AOCPMR); April 5, 2014; Atlantic City, NJ

  • Ritucci, S., Malik, A.S., Diaz, J.J. “Atypical Presentation of an Acute Unilateral Pontine Infarction.” Consortium for Excellence in Medical Education, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Nov 14, 2014

  • Mahajer, A., Malik, A.S., Georgekutty, J., Romero, F., Diaz, J.J. “Lateral Inferior Geniculate Artery a Key Anatomic Landmark in Sonographic Evaluation of the Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee: A Case Report.” American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, San Diego, CA. Nov 13 – 16, 2014.

  • Malik, A.S., Georgekutty, J., Vargas, J.L., Diaz, J.J. “Vestibular Rehabilitation for Management of Vertigo in a Patient with Parkinson’s Disease: A Case Study.” American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Atlantic City, NJ. April 3-6, 2014.

  • Mahajer, A., Malik, A.S., Georgekutty, J., Romero, F., Diaz, J.J. “Lateral Inferior Geniculate Artery a Key Anatomic Landmark in Sonographic Evaluation of the Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee: A Case Report.” American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, San Diego, CA. Nov 13 – 16, 2014.

  • Lateral Inferior Geniculate Artery a Key Anatomic Landmark in Sonographic Evaluation of the Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee: A Case Report. Mahajer, A, Malik AS, Georgekutty J, Diaz JJ, Romero F. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) volume 6, Issue 9, S279 – S280.

  • Malik, A.S., Cairns, K.D., Diaz, J.J. “Percutaneous Rupture of a Facet Joint Synovial Cyst using a Two-Needle Technique.” American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, San Diego, CA. Nov 13 – 16, 2014.

  • Ritucci, S., Malik, A.S., Diaz, J.J. “Atypical Presentation of an Acute Unilateral Pontine Infarction.” Consortium for Excellence in Medical Education, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Nov 14, 2014.

  • Malik, A.S., Mahajer, A., Vargas, J.L., Diaz, J.J. “Rehabilitation after Osteotendinous Repair of Traumatic Bilateral Quadriceps Tendon Rupture.” American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Atlantic City, NJ. April 3-6, 2014.

  • Malik, A.S., Georgekutty, J., Vargas, J.L., Diaz, J.J. “Vestibular Rehabilitation for Management of Vertigo in a Patient with Parkinson’s Disease: A Case Study.” American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Atlantic City, NJ. April 3-6, 2014.

  • Malik, A.S., Ladd, C.G., Cuevas-Trisan, R., Diaz, J.J., “Relapsing-Remitting Distal Variant Neuralgic Amyotrophy.”  American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Mid Year Meeting.  San Antonio, TX. April 9 – 12, 2015.

Awards and Honors

  • American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    • Trustee of the AOCPMR Board, 11/2013 – 11/2015

  • New York University - Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine

    • Administrative Chief Resident – Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2005

  • Baruch College, City University of New York

    • New York State Regents Scholarship, 1996-2001
    • Golden Key National Honor Society, 1993
    • Feit Scholar, 1991-1994
    • Dean’s List, 1990-1994

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