Curriculum Vitae

  • Regis High School, 1988-1992
    • Four Year Academic Scholarship
    • Manhattan, NY
  • Cornell University, 1992-1996
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Ithaca, NY
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, M.D. 1996-2000
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Award
    • Distinction in Plastic Surgery Research
    • New York, NY
  • Internship, General Surgery 2000-2001
    • Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM)
    • New York, NY
  • Residency, General Surgery 2001-2003
    • Montefiore Medical Center, AECOM
    • New York, NY
  • Fellowship, Plastic Surgery 2003-2005
    • Montefiore Medical Center, AECOM
    • New York, NY
  • Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship 2005-2006
    • Private Practice
    • Beverly Hills, CA
  • New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons Prize
    • Resident competition for research in plastic surgery.
  • Distinction in Plastic Surgery Research
    • Special diploma given in recognition of outstanding research.
  • Investigators Symposium Prize
    • Prize given for original research conducted at Montefiore Medical Center.
  • House Staff and Alumni Association Award
    • Annual award given for outstanding volunteer service to Montefiore Medical Center.
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Award
    • Given to top 10% of graduating medical students in the country.
  • Albert Einstein Student Scholarship
    • A two-year academic scholarship awarded by the faculty and administration of the medical school.
  • Teitelbaum, S., Diaz, J., Singer, R. Can Outpatient Plastic Surgery Be Done Safely During a COVID-19 Surge? Results of a July 2020 Los Angeles Survey and Literature Review. Aesthetic Surgery Journal 41(1): 98-108.
  • Diaz, J.F. Moderator, Breast and Body Contouring Panel, Los Angeles Multi Specialty Cosmetic Academy (LA-MCA), August 21, 2020.
  • Diaz, J.F. Moderator, Webinar “Management of Capsular Contracture” Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons, April 29, 2019.
  • Diaz, J.F. Moderator, Scientific Session, American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting 2018, New York, NY.
  • Diaz, J.F. A Comprehensive Guide to Breast Augmentation, Published 2017.
  • Diaz, J.F. Review of 494 Consecutive Breast Augmentation Patients: System to Improve Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal 20; 5(10): e1526. 2017
  • Diaz, J.F. Presenter, The Use of 3D Imaging to Optimize Breast Augmentation Outcomes. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Division of Plastic Surgery, Grand Rounds. August 2015.
  • Diaz, J.F. Presenter, Advanced Body Shaping Technologies, Part One. The Aesthetic Show, Las Vegas, NV. July 2015.
  • Strauch, B., Herman, C., Diaz, J. Facial Surgery in the Massive Weight Loss Patient Encyclopedia of Body Sculpting in the Massive Weight Loss Patient Thieme, 2009.
  • Ellenbogen, R., Diaz, J., Motykie, G. Poster Presentation, Volumetric Facelift, American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA 2006.
  • Diaz, J., Liebling, R. Wm., Smith, M.L., Carey, J. Cosmetic Surgery Complications: An Increasing Trend of Mycobacterial Infections Acquired Abroad Poster Presentation at the 2005 Aesthetic Surgery Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Diaz, J., Gerut, Z., Presenter, Periorbital Soft Tissue Augmentation and Rejuvenation 2005 Senior Resident’s Conference, Houston, Texas.
  • Strauch, B., Herman, C., Diaz, J. Nerve Conduits in Peripheral Nerve Repair Atlas of the Hand Clinics 10(1): 125-133, 2005.
  • Strauch, B., Rodriguez, D., Diaz, J., Yu, H., Kaplan, G., and Weinstein, D. Autologous Schwann Cells Drive Regeneration through a 6 cm Autogenous Venous Nerve Conduit Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 17(8): 589-595, 2001.
  • Past President, Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons.
  • Member, California Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Member, Rhinoplasty Society
  • Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Recipient/ Member, Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society
  • Member, American Medical Association
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Highest Antibacterial Standards

One of the lowest rates of infection after surgery in the world.

1,000s Of Surgerys

One of the lowest rates of infection after surgery in the world.

Alpha Omega Alpha Award

Top 10% Of Medical Students In The Nation




Dr. John Diaz is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with advanced specialty training in cosmetic surgery of the face, breasts and body. His superior skills and talent enable him to achieve beautiful and natural results.

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