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Office Manager in Biloxi, MS 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.
Registered Nurse in Biloxi, MS 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.

Office Assistant in Biloxi, MS 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.

Patient Care in Biloxi, MS Elena Broussard 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.
Registered Nurse in Biloxi, MS Paige Sabbatini lives in Ocean Springs with her husband Charles. They have 2 grown children and 3 grandchildren. Paige has been an RN for over 20 years and works for Dr. Diaz as his pre/post op nurse.
Registered Nurse in Biloxi, MS Leah McMahan is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist in practice for 9 years. She obtained a BS in Microbiology from Mississippi State University, BS in Nursing from University South Alabama, and a Masters in Nurse Anesthesia from University of Alabama Birmingham.

Leah has worked at Ocean Springs Hospital since 2007. She is the founder of Gulf Coast Anesthesia, LLC providing staffing for several surgical facilities on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Leah has lived on the Mississippi Gulf Coast for the last 25 years where she enjoys boating and fishing.

Registered Nurse in Biloxi, MS 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.
Surgical Technologist in Biloxi, MS Shawn Daniel is a surgical technologist with 10 years of experience. She works alongside Dr. Diaz in the operation room. Shawn is a Texas native and is married to a United States Airmen. She is the mother of 5 kids and in her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading, and relaxing.
Surgical Technologist in Biloxi, MS Shea is a surgical technologist with 6 years of experience. She works alongside Dr. Diaz in the operating room. She is a Louisiana native, military spouse, and mom of a two year old little girl. In her downtime, Shea enjoys reading, going to the beach, and LSU football.
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Michael Diaz, M.D., F.A.C.S.
936 Tommy Munro Dr.
Biloxi, MS 39532