David Diaz, MD, Psychiatry, Indianapolis, IN, Indiana University Health University Hospital


Psychiatry Indianapolis, IN

Psychosomatic Medicine

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Indiana University School of Medicine

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  • Dr. David Diaz is a psychiatrist in Indianapolis, IN and is affiliated with Indiana University Health University Hospital. He received his MD degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice 30 years post-training. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. in General Psychiatry and in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. His niche is in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and is also experienced in mood disorders and anxiety disorders. He is program director of the Indiana University Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship and is President of the Indiana Psychiatric Society.

Education & Training

  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineResidency, Psychiatry, 1989
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineInternship, Transitional Year, 1985 - 1986
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineClass of 1985, MD, With Highest Distinction
  • University of EvansvilleB.S., Biology, Summa Cum Laude, 1981

Certifications & Licensure

  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 1985 - 2021
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychosomatic Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Mentor Award Indiana Psychiatric Society, 2019
  • Regional “Top Doctor” in Psychiatry Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2012-2019
  • Indianapolis Monthly Magazine Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2011, 2013-2019
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Psychiatric diagnoses and psychosocial needs of outpatient deaf children and adolescents  
    Landsberger, SA, Diaz, DR, Spring, NZ, Sheward, J, Sculley, C, Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 1/1/2014
  • Mental Health and Deafness by M du Feu and C Chovaz  
    Diaz, DR, American Journal of Psychiatry, 1/1/2014
  • Differential diagnosis of psychosis in a deaf inpatient with language dysfluency: A case report  
    Weiler, C, Landsberger, SA, Clinical Schizophrenia and Related Psychoses, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Impact of Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants on Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults
    Hathaway, EE, Emmett, TW, Diaz, DR, Bateman, DR, American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry Annual Meeting, Honolulu HI, 3/2018
  • Predicting Substance Use Disorders in Deaf Psychiatric Outpatients
    Landsberger, SA, Diaz, DR, Midwest Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 1/1/2016
  • Superficial Siderosis: A Case Report Supporting the Need for Integrated Care
    Adams, C., Diaz, DR, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 1/1/2015
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  • Establishing a Team to Achieve Gold: Advocates and Providers Training Together 
    Rochester, NY - 1/24/2015
  • Setting Up Telemental Health Services 
    Atlanta, GA - 1/30/2012
  • Understanding Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment in Primary Care 
    St. Mary’s Medical Center, Evansville, IN - 1/3/2012
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  • President’s column 
    Diaz, DR, Spectrum: Newsletter of the Indiana Psychiatric Society
  • Adverse effects of antipsychotics 
    Sajid, A, Poor, MC, Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association
  • Overview of ADHD 
    Sajid, A, Poor, MC, Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association
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  • member, Faculty Development Committee Indiana USM 2015 - Present
  • Member, Residency Training Committee 2007 - Present
  • Finance Connittee, Indiana University Health Physicians 2016 - 2017

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