Our Staff and Facility
At the Diaz Center for Plastic Surgery in Melbourne, Florida, our team of dedicated cosmetic specialists will always put your needs, privacy and care above all else. We are committed to offering you personalized attention coupled with the latest surgical advances, medical innovations and skincare breakthroughs for a holistic approach to meaningful beauty and long-term wellness. Our state-of-the-art facilities provide a confidential, warm and friendly environment.
Our staff looks forward to meeting you and helping you discover your inner beauty. To learn more about us, request a consultationrequest a consultation online or call our office at 321-237-2932321-237-2932.
Tour Our Office
We invite you to tour our facilities. Watch the video below, and see what sets us apart.
Dr. Michael Diaz
Plastic Surgeon and Medical Director
Dr. Michael Diaz is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Melbourne, Florida. He's the owner and medical director of the Diaz Center for Plastic Surgery, where he specializes in cosmetic surgery for breasts, body, and face. Dr. Diaz's approach to aesthetic medicine is to emphasize your natural beauty through enhanced surgical specialization and a customized approach to long-term patient care. Feel free to browse any of his patients' before-and-after photos and see the results he can achieve.
Clinical Aesthetician and Professional Makeup Artist
Ruthi is a licensed medical aesthetician and nationally board-certified permanent makeup artist with more than 30 years of experience in skin care. For 19 years, she has worked in plastic surgery, specializing in medical anti-aging treatments and skincare products. Ruthi is a national speaker, aesthetic instructor, and trainer for national medical skin care lines. She has been published in leading industry publications.
Ruthi is trained in various medical-grade peels, microdermabrasion, dermal needling, LED light therapy, acne treatments for adults and teens, facials, and dermabrasion.
Committed to the highest level of patient care, Ruthi is continuously learning and seeking out the latest and most effective treatments and products. She believes that helping a woman look and feel her best at any age is very important. Ruthi's goal is to educate her patients on product knowledge and customize a treatment plan for each individual. She is dedicated to each patient's satisfaction.
Toni is a licensed facial specialist and clinical aesthetician as well as a certified medical electrologist and laser specialist who graduated in the top of her class in all 3 fields. She has a passion for education and is a perpetual student of all things aesthetic, which enables her to counsel patients on the most relevant and leading-edge treatments and products.
Toni comes to us from Vero Beach with more than 16 years of experience in the cosmetic aesthetic industry. She holds numerous advanced certifications in the beauty industry. She owned and operated her own spa, Serenity Day Spa and Salon, in Sebastian for 5 years before refocusing her career into the medical aesthetic industry. She has been a certified permanent makeup specialist for the past 10 years and holds an advanced certification in areola repigmentation as well as a national certification in Dermapen® dermal needling. She is a third-generation beauty adviser and has a passion for guiding her clients toward health and wellness, as did her mother and grandmother. She understands the need to look as good as you feel and has a passion for helping you reach your aesthetic goals.
"It's a thrill for me to see our patients achieve the changes they have wanted their whole lives," she says. "Our job is to make you the best version of you. It's a privilege for us to help our patients achieve this most personal and life-changing goal."
Toni now serves as our patient care coordinator, and she will counsel you on scheduling, financing, and recovery.
Clinical Aesthetician and Professional Makeup Artist
Amy has extensive knowledge of the cosmetic and aesthetic industry, having spent 9 years as a professional makeup artist and skincare expert with Lancôme and 6 years in plastic surgery. At Diaz Plastic Surgery, Amy is one of our clinical aestheticians, providing skin care treatments that target the entire face and body. She performs chemical peels, medical facials, microdermabrasion, and body contouring treatments. She is extensively trained in dermal needling and is a certified Dermapen clinician. She has 6 years of experience with Endermologie Mecano-Stimulation™, a non-surgical treatment for treating cellulite.
Amy has a great passion and knowledge for the latest cosmetic trends and most effective products and services for her patients. Amy wants to make her patients look and feel beautiful in their skin.
"I pride myself on educating my patients on the importance of skin care first!" she says. "Your makeup only looks as good as the skin underneath!"
Freddy has been working in the medical field for more than 15 years. He started his career as a hospital corpsman in the United States Navy, working in the operating room as a surgical technician. He was honorably discharged in 2001 and returned to school to become a certified medical assistant. He worked as a certified medical assistant for 10 years in a variety of specialties, including cardiology, internal medicine, geriatrics, and general surgery. In August 2011, he became a BLS-certified registered nurse specializing in cosmetic surgery patient care. During surgery, he is the operating room assisting registered nurse for Dr. Diaz. Outstanding patient care and personalized attention motivate him.
"Our patients are my top priority," he says. "I treat everyone like they were our family members."
Natalie A.B. Waters
Cosmetic Registered Nurse
Natalie is an aesthetically trained RN with more than 2 decades of combined nursing experience. She has worked in the cosmetic field since 2006 and has completed advanced training in cosmetic injectable treatments and laser resurfacing. Natalie is known for her delicate touch. She has a passion for enhancing one's outward beauty.
"The greatest thing about my job is knowing how I have positively impacted my patient's self-perspective," she says. "My goal is to make each client look and feel his or her very best at any age. We can't turn back time, but we can make you look timeless."
Practice Liaison and Medical Aesthetician
Megan joined the staff of Diaz Plastic Surgery in January 2012 as one of our medical aestheticians. After graduating as valedictorian in her class, she started her career with us and was one of the first aestheticians in Melbourne to become adept with ZO® Skin Health. When she is not busy helping create beautiful and radiant skin, she draws on her 8 years of management experience as our practice liaison. She is the first point of contact with the numerous charities we support including Promise in Brevard, the Candlelighters of Brevard, the Danny Craig Foundation, and Serene Harbor. She also works behind the scenes to make sure all of the elements at Diaz Plastic Surgery run seamlessly.
"My passion is to strive for an outstanding experience not only for the patients we serve within our practice but our community as well," she says. "Like a symphony, many elements need to come together to create a lasting work of beauty. We here at Diaz Plastic Surgery are proud to show our appreciation to this remarkable community by helping the neediest in Brevard."
Liz joined Diaz Plastic Surgery in 2012 as our patient concierge. Her 8 years of certified medical assistant (CMA) experience provided the foundation for her excellent people skills and problem solving. She graduated from Everest University in 2006 and received her certified medical assistant certification from the state of Florida. She has won several awards for excellence in customer service. Liz is our go-to person for assisting our patients. She will make your appointments and guide you through the next steps toward your surgical journey. Customer service and patient care are extremely important aspects of her job.
"I love helping people. I am here to facilitate your needs," she says. "If you ever have a question about anything, I am here to help. No request is too big or too small."
We love the special touches Liz provides and we hope you will, too.