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J. Albert Diaz, M.D., Curriculum Vitae
Specialty Areas Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Shoulder and Knee Surgery
Board Certification American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2001, re-certified 2009)
Licensures Connecticut (1998)
 POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:
Fellowship

1997 – 1998
Sports Medicine
Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center
Minneapolis, MN
Resident

1993 – 1997
Orthopaedic Surgery
The Hospital for Special Surgery

New York, NY
Internship
1992 – 1993

Department of Surgery
Louisiana State University
New Orleans, LA

 EDUCATION:
Medical

1992
Doctor of Medicine

Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA
Undergraduate

1988
BA in Biology

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:
1998  – 
 Present Danbury Hospital
Danbury, CT
Attending Physician
1998  –  
Present Danbury Surgical Center
Danbury, CT
Attending Physician
2000  – 
 Present

Ridgefield Surgical Center
Ridgefield, CT
Attending Physician

 PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
The American Journal of Sports Medicine (Consultant Reviewer, 1997-2010)
Connecticut Orthopaedic Society

 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT:
Present

Private Practice
Danbury Orthopedics
Danbury, CT

Team Physician
Joel Barlow High School
Redding, CT

1998 – 5/2016 Private Practice
Orthopaedic Specialists of Connecticut
Brookfield, CT
 TEAM COVERAGE:
1997 – 1998 Assistant Team Physician
Minnesota Vikings and Timberwolves
Minneapolis, MN
 PUBLICATIONS:
 

Diaz JA, Cohen SB, Warren RF, Craig EV, Allen AA. Arthrodesis as a salvage procedure for recurrent instability of the shoulder. J Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2003 May-June.



Diaz JA, Fischer DA, Shelbourne KD. Severe quadriceps muscle contusions in athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2003 March-April.

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Spanish

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