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Miguel Villagra-Diaz, MD, Internal Medicine, Sparks, NV, Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center

MiguelAngelVillagra-DiazMDFACP, FHM

Internal Medicine Sparks, NV

Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist

Hospitalist/ Certified Life Coach/

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  • Dr. Miguel Angel Villagra Diaz, a former professor of pathophysiology at the American University of Managua, Nicaragua, later graduated as an internal medicine physician at Texas Tech University and completed a Master certification from the American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL). His creative research contributions, which include a recent publication in Nature magazine, complement his career in hospital medicine. A creative force, Dr. Villagra is also a prolific blog writer and a strategic advisor to healthcare startups, underscoring his commitment to bridging clinical practice with entrepreneurship. As a physician life coach and positive intelligence coach, Dr. Villagra offers a specialized coaching program for physicians seeking career transitions His diverse roles, encompassing clinical work, telemedicine, blog writing, advisory work in healthcare startups, and coaching, showcase his multifaceted approach to healthcare, where innovation, leadership, and personal growth converge.
  • Life Coaching Presentation Final mp4

    Learn about physician burnout and evidence based coaching practices to help prevent and improve it


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Education & Training

  • The Life Coach School
    The Life Coach SchoolCertified Physician Coach, 2022 - 2022
  • Texas Tech University HSC El Paso
    Texas Tech University HSC El PasoResidency, Internal Medicine, 2009 - 2012
  • Universidad Autonoma de Nicaragua Faculty of Medicine
    Universidad Autonoma de Nicaragua Faculty of MedicineClass of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

  • MT State Medical License
    MT State Medical License 2023 - 2025
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2023 - 2025
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2023 - 2025
  • NV State Medical License
    NV State Medical License 2018 - 2025
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2023 - 2025
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2016 - 2025
  • KS State Medical License
    KS State Medical License 2022 - 2024
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
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Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Master American Association for Physician Leadership, 2015
  • Certificate of Excellence, Annual Resident Research Presentation Texas Tech University, 2011
  • Certificate of Appreciation Texas Tech University Health Science Center, 2009
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Publications & Presentations


  • High Value Care Workshop 
    Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay. SHM meeting - 5/4/2017


Authored Content

  • Thriving Through Transitions: Lessons from a Hospitalist's JourneySeptember 2023
  • 5 Steps for a Smoother Career TransitionAugust 2023
  • Helicobacter Pylori Genome ProjectJanuary 2017

Press Mentions

  • Do you need to embed a pharmacist?
    Do you need to embed a pharmacist?December 21st, 2022


  • Member of Editorial Board, The Hospitalist 2016 - 2018

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations