Dr. Carlos Elvin Diaz MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Carlos Diaz is an ophthalmologist in Tucson, Arizona. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Diaz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Cataract Related, Refractive Surgery

Clinical Interests: Cataract, Laser In Situ Keratomileusis

Education & Medical Training

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1999–2002

St Mary's Health Care
Internship, Transitional Year, 1998–1999

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 10 years in Ophthalmology

NM State Medical License
Active through 2014

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2015

TX State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

Intraocular melanoma spread to regional lymph nodes: report of two cases.
Dithmar S, Diaz CE, Grossniklaus HE 2000

B16LS9 melanoma cells spread to the liver from the murine ocular posterior compartment (PC).
Diaz CE, Rusciano D, Dithmar S, Grossniklaus HE 1999 2

Clinicopathologic findings in recurrent choroidal melanoma after transpupillary thermotherapy.
Diaz CE, Capone A Jr, Grossniklaus HE 1998 8

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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