Meet Eduardo Diaz, Jr., M.D.
About Dr. Diaz
Dr. Eduardo M. Diaz, Jr., M.D., is a Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He also serves as Medical Liaison for MD Anderson-Espana, Madrid. Dr. Diaz’s clinical expertise lies in laryngeal cancer, thyroid cancer, squamous carcinoma of the tongue and throat, and skin cancers, especially melanoma and salivary cancers. Dr. Diaz has served the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in various capacities, most recently serving in the role of Chairman of the Academy Foundation’s Instruction Course Advisory Committee and its Board of Directors. Dr. Diaz has been consistently recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America, America’s Top Doctor, Top Doctor for Cancer, and a Texas Super Doctor for over a decade.
In the News
Professor and Surgeon, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Medical Liaison, MD Anderson - Espana, Madrid
Laryngeal conservation in the treatment of laryngeal cancers
Laryngeal conservation in the treatment of laryngeal cancers Cancers of the tongue and oral cavity Cancers of the skin including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinomas Thyroid neoplasms Skull base surgery
|1989||Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, MD, Doctor or Medicine|
|1985||The University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA, BA, Zoology|
|1994-1995||Fellow, Joint Council for Approval of Advanced Training in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX|
|1993-1994||Chief Resident, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX|
|1991-1993||Resident, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX|
|1989-1991||Resident, General Surgery, Preliminary, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX|
|1995||American Board of Otolaryngology|
|2016||Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer|
|2016||Texas Super Doctors|
|2016||Castle Connolly America's Top Doctor|
|2016||Best of the Best in Healthcare, Houston Chronicle|
|2015||Castle Connolly America's Top Doctor|
|2015||Texas Super Doctors|
|2014||Castle Connolly America's Top Physicians|
|2014||Texas Super Doctors|
|2014||Castle Connolly America's Top Doctor|
|2014||Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer|
|2013||Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer|
|2013||American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Distinguished Service Award|
|2013||Texas Super Doctors|
|2013||Best Doctors in America|
|2012||US News & World Report Top Doctors|
|2012||Texas Super Doctors|
|2012||Castle Connolly America's Top Doctor|
|2012||Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer|
|2011||Castle Connolly America's Top Doctor|
|2011||Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer|
|2011||Best Doctors in America|
|2010||Carlos J. Finlay Award, Institute of Hispanic Culture|
|2009||Texas Super Doctors|
|2009||Best Doctors in America|
|2008||American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Honor Award, Coordinator for Instruction Course Program|
|2007||Texas Super Doctors|
|2007||Best Doctors in America|
|2005||Best Doctors in America|
|2003||American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Honor Award|
|1985||Phi Beta Kappa, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas|
- Lewin JS, Hutcheson KA, Barringer DA, May AH, Roberts DB, Holsinger FC, Diaz EM Jr. Functional analysis of swallowing outcomes after supracricoid partial laryngectomy. Head Neck 30(5):559-566, 2008. PMID: 18098304.
- Kupferman ME, Morrison WH, Santillan AA, Roberts D, Diaz EM Jr, Garden AS, Weber R. The Role of Interstitial Brachytherapy with Salvage Surgery for the Management of Recurrent Head and Neck Cancers. Cancer 109(10):2052-2057, 2007. PMID: 17407106.
- Holsinger FC, Funk E, Roberts DB, Diaz EM Jr. Conservation laryngeal surgery versus total laryngectomy for radiation failure in laryngeal cancer. Head Neck 28(9):779-784, 2006. PMID: 16637055.
- Diaz EM Jr, Johnigan RH, Pero C, El-Naggar AK, Roberts DB, Barker JL, DeMonte F. Olfactory neuroblastoma: the 22-year experience at one comprehensive cancer center. Head Neck 27(2):138-149, 2005. PMID: 15654688.