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Marcel has lived in Biloxi for the past 17 years. She is originally from Mobile, Al. She graduated from the University of South Alabama in 1995. She pursued a career in Sonography for 12 years until she switched careers and helped start the medical practice for Michael Diaz, MD. Marcel is the office manager for Michael Diaz, MD.






Lorie is a Registered Nurse and has worked with Dr. Diaz since 2012.Lorie lives in Wade with her husband of 34 yrs.

Together they have 3 children and 2 grandsons. Lorie enjoys travel, fishing with her husband and grandsons, swimming and family time.








Deanna lives in Ocean Springs with her husband Hayden. They enjoy traveling, attending college football games, baseball games and spending time with family and friends. Deanna has one son, Shea, who is an OR nurse at

University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile.Deanna has worked for Dr. Diaz part-time since 2011 and became full-time in 2016 when she returned to the coast from living in Hattiesburg for 3 years. Deanna is an office assistant and helps with insurance and patient billing and patient care.







Elena lives in Ocean Springs with her husband Paul and two children, Brennan and Nicole. She enjoys boating with the family and spending time in Oxford for football games where her children attend college. Elena has been working with Dr. Diaz since he opened his practice in 2007. She is in charge of patient care as well as scheduling and preparing patients for surgery.











Maria is a graduate of LSU. Since graduation she has worked as a registered nurse in the operation room, a surgical nurse for more than 20 years, and is now the OR manager for Dr. Diaz. She also works with him during surgical cases. Maria has two children, a daughter who is currently a junior at LSU, and a son in highschool who soon will follow in his sister’s footsteps. In her down time, Maria enjoys any outdoor activity, especially anything to do with the ocean.







Christy is a newlywed Surgical Technologist. She lives in Bay St. Louis with her husband, Josh. She enjoys playing with her dogs, cheering on the Mississippi State Bulldogs, and traveling. Christy has worked for Dr. Diaz for one year, assisting him in surgery.

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Michael Diaz, M.D., F.A.C.S.
936 Tommy Munro Dr.
Biloxi, MS 39532