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Dr. Diaz
Jose Antonio Diaz, MD, FAHA is a Research Assistant Professor in the Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan. Dr. Diaz received his medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires Medical School in Argentina. He completed his General Surgery Residency and Vascular Surgery training in Argentina before moving to the United States. Dr. Diaz performed a 2 year fellowship in Vascular Biology at the University of Michigan in Dr. Keith Bishop’s laboratory. Dr. Diaz subsequently became a research faculty of Vascular Surgery Section, in the Conrad Jobst Vascular Research Laboratories at the University of Michigan. Currently, Dr. Diaz is internationally recognized for his contributions in preclinical models development.

Research interest
Dr. Diaz's research interests are reflected by his publication track-record:

    -Vascular Biology and Deep Vein Thrombosis

    -Vascular Biology, Cancer and Deep Vein Thrombosis 

    -Immunology and Cardiac Transplantation


    -Vascular Surgery

    -Translational Preclinical Models in Vascular Biology, including: 

        Venous Thrombosis, Recurrent Venous Thrombosis, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Cardiac Transplantation, Cancer in association with thrombosis. 


  • English
  • Spanish
(Dr. Diaz has Peer-reviewed publications in English and Spanish)

Editorial Position

Boards Service


Honors and Awards

  • Clinical Research 
  • Dr. Diaz studied the Flexions of the Popliteal Artery secondary to knee movements to better understand the mechanical impact of mobile arteries on endovascular devices.

Pre-clinical models

Dr. Diaz led the development of the following pre-clinical models and its updates: