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Denis Manuel Diaz, MD

Denis Manuel Diaz, MD

  • FHMG Physician

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1765 David Walker Drive
Tavares, FL 32778

Office Phone: (352) 343-3330

Fax: (352) 742-0354

Biographical Sketch for Denis Manuel Diaz, MD

As a board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Diaz provides pediatric care to the youngest residents of Lake County. Since 1998, Dr. Diaz has been honing his specialization in all aspects of pediatric medicine, with a focus on preventive care and special needs cases. Thus, families facing some of the more sensitive pediatric, adolescent and teenage issues seek the unique brand of care provided by Dr. Diaz.Dr. Diaz, board-certified pediatrician, joins Pediatric Associates of Lake Country from Duke Children’s Primary Care, a division of Duke University School of Medicine and Duke Regional Hospital, where he served as the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. He earned his medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa and completed residency training at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA. Dr. Diaz served as an attending physician at the Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune from 2005 to 2009, during which he received honors and awards, such as Outstanding Young Pediatrician and Specialty Teacher of the Year. He was also the department head of pediatrics during part of his tenure at the Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune.  Further, he was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Duke University School of Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Family Practice for Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and his dedication to patient care is matched by his advocacy for children’s health.  From treating minor injuries or acute illness, to performing routine physicals and circumcisions, the practice, led by Dr. Diaz, provides the most comprehensive and compassionate care to newborns, infants, children and adolescents through age 21 years. Fluent in English and Spanish.

Additional Details about Denis Manuel Diaz, MD

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics - (The American Board of Pediatrics)


  • Medical School - University Of South Florida


  • Pediatrics - (Naval Medical Center)
  • Portsmouth Naval Medical Center

Additional information

  • Gender: Male
  • Languages: English, Spanish