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Peter P. Diaz, M.D.

Peter P. Diaz, M.D.

Peter Diaz, M.D., of Orlando, Florida, is currently serving his third three-year term on the Shriners Hospitals for Children Board of Trustees. Diaz was re-elected during the Shriners’ 2017 Imperial Session – held in Daytona Beach, Florida, July 9 – July 13.

Diaz is a member of Mokanna Lodge #329 F & AM in Orlando. In 2002, Diaz became a member of Bahia Shriners, also in Orlando, and has been involved with the temple in several different capacities. He served as the Divan physician, translator for the paper crusade magazine and director of the Antique Car Show.

Diaz received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Madrid and attended medical school at the University of Santiago in Spain. He completed his residency at the Orlando Regional Health Center. For 35 years, Diaz has managed his OBGYN practice and has served as the Medical Director and a Board Member for Humana Hospital Lucerne in Orlando. He was also the Chairman of the OBGYN department at the hospital and a member of the American Medical Association. In addition, Diaz is a professor of laparoscopic surgery and has taught the procedure in the U.S., Central America and South America.

Diaz is an energetic and dedicated Shriner with a strong desire to use his medical experience to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. He and his wife, Vicki, have five children – Marie, Peter, Cristina, Carolina and Lindsey, and seven grandchildren.