10554-Diaz, David

David R. Diaz, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Phone 317-963-7300
355 W 16th Street Suite 2800

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Diaz’s primary clinical role is as an attending psychiatrist with the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service at IU Health University Hospital. This tertiary care hospital is both a satisfying and challenging place to provide clinical care and to teach fellows, residents, and medical students. The integration of medical and psychiatric skills is critical to the individual trainee and is the future of the profession of psychiatry. Dr. Diaz founded the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship and continues to serve as associate program director. 

He is active in the Indiana Psychiatric Society (IPS), the American Psychiatric Association (APA), the Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA), and the American Medical Association. Through these organizations, he mentors trainees and others regarding advocacy so that all can get access to quality mental health care. His goal is to encourage and empower trainees to continue this work into the future. He is a past president of the Indianapolis Medical Society, a four-time past president of IPS, and is President of the Indiana State Medical Association for 2023-2024. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the APA. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Dr. Diaz believes participating in these areas of organized medicine is a good way to give back to the profession and is his professional duty.

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
  • Education
    1989 RES Psychiatry, Indiana University
    1985 MD Indiana University
    1981 BS University of Evansville
  • Research

    Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Integrated Care Psychiatric Treatment of Adults


  • Professional Organizations
    Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    American Medical Association (AMA)
    American Psychiatric Association
    Gold Humanism Honor Society
    Indiana Psychiatric Society
    Indiana State Medical Association
    Indianapolis Medical Society
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychosomatic Medicine
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychiatry*
  • Clinical Interests

    Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Integrated Care Psychiatry, Advocacy for Access to Quality Mental Health Care for All Psychiatric Care of Adults (including Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Psychotic Disorders and Somatoform Disorders)


  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2021-05-01

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