Marcos Díaz was born in New York City, raised in Caracas and Mexico City, and is fluent in both English and Spanish. He graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and earned his dental degree as a Cum Laude Graduate from Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, DC.
He has completed two postgraduate residencies, one in hospital dentistry and the other in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Both were completed in California at Valley Medical Center/UCLA. During his surgical residency Dr. Díaz received extensive training in facial cosmetic surgery. In addition to his surgical residency he completed a one year temporomandibular joint arthroscopic surgery fellowship at Baptist Hospital in Miami, Florida under the preceptorship of Dr. McCain, one of the pioneers of TMJ arthroscopic surgery.
Dr. Marcos Díaz is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology is fully licensed in both, the State of Florida and in the State of California. He has been practicing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in a private practice setting over twenty years.
He has elected to further enhance his education and training by obtaining fellowships from the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American College of Dentists, the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, as well as the International College of Oral Implantology.
He is a Fellow Graduate of the world renowned Misch Institute of Oral Implantology. In addition, Dr. Díaz holds two masterships from the Academy of Laser Dentistry in the use of CO2 (carbon dioxide) and Ho:YAG (Holmium:Yag) lasers.
Dr. Díaz has published several articles in the field of anesthesiology and lasers as well as being a contributing author in one of the leading books on the arthroscopy of the TMJ.