Lucia Z. Diaz, MD, is Chief of Pediatric & Adolescent Dermatology, Dermatology Residency Associate Program Director, and Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Texas Dell Medical School in Austin, Texas. Dr. Diaz received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. She subsequently completed a dermatology residency at the University of Texas Medical School/ MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas and a pediatric dermatology fellowship at the University of California San Diego Medical School/ Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, California.
Dr. Diaz’s clinical and research interests include birthmarks, rheumatologic conditions, severe inflammatory skin diseases, and procedural dermatology. She is a frequent lecturer on these topics and other areas of pediatric and general dermatology. Dr. Diaz has numerous publications to her credit, including peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and book chapters. She is an active member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Dermatology, the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance, and the Society of Pediatric Dermatology.