Infections can affect anyone, from any background, age and walk of life. When you need help, know that Mark Anthony A. Diaz, MD, at Avera Medical Group Infectious Disease Specialists in Sioux Falls, SD, is here to address your infectious condition. Growing up watching his mother who was a pulmonologist and active in various medical missions, Dr. Diaz has been around medicine, clinics and patients since being a young child.
Expert Care for Infections
With a strong love of detective work, Dr. Diaz found that infectious diseases fit his curious personality. He grew up in a third-world country with exposure to preventable and communicable diseases, influencing his choice to pursue medicine. His background in economics contributes to his practice—finding the most effective, efficient treatments for patients. Dr. Diaz treats adults, and helps diagnose and treat infections throughout the entire body.
His specialties include:
- Infectious diseases
- Bacterial, mycobacterial, fungal and viral infections, including pneumonia, influenza, STD, HIV/AIDS and prosthetic joint infections
- Antibiotic stewardship
- Infection control
- Public health
- Travel medicine
“Always wash your hands and stay healthy,” Dr. Diaz says to his patients. He enjoys learning about new diseases, giving a holistic aspect of care and making sure that he addresses patients’ primary concerns for their visit. His goal is to prevent and cure communicable diseases.
In his free time, Dr. Diaz enjoys listening to music, playing basketball and watching movies. He also loves spending time with his Siberian husky. He is originally from Manila and speaks Tagalog.