David Paz, M.D.

  1. Bariatrician
  2. Family Physician
  3. Hospitalist



  1. Phoenix, Arizona



David Emanuel Paz, M.D., is a Board Certified Family Medicine and Bariatric Medicine practitioner with interest in metabolic conditions. His Clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in management of chronic diseases, such as Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome, Pre-diabetes, Fatty Liver disease, Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Hyperparathyroidism.
  • Complex coordination of care, transitional care management and diagnosis of unresolved illness.
  • Providing multiple musculoskeletal procedures such as injections/infiltrations for knee pain, shoulder pain, trigger finger, DeQuervain's tenosynovitis, Carpal Tunnel syndrome, among others.
  • He has a special interest and certifications in Men's Health Issues (Andrology) and Pharmacogenomics (the study of how genes affect a person's response to medication). Particularly important for patients who have struggle with multiple medication failures or hypersensitivity.
  • Facilitating understanding of a patient's condition always in patient friendly terms so that patients can make appropriate decisions about the management of their conditions and become de facto partners in management.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Paz is active in medical education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows. When not doing the job he loves at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Paz participates in humanitarian medical missions across the globe and serves the U.S. military as a battleground physician with the 4th Marines Medical Battalion.


Phoenix, Arizona

  1. 2014
    Resident - Family MedicineCommunity Health Network Family Medicine
  2. 2011
    Externship - Family MedicineCommunity Health Network Family Medicine
  3. 2010
    MDRoss University School of Medicine
  4. 2003
    BS - BiochemistryBrigham Young University


  1. 2015
    Obesity MedicineAmerican Board of Obesity Medicine
  2. 2014
    Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    FellowAmerican Association of Family Physicians
  2. 2016
    Special Olympics Distinguished Service AwardSpecial Olympics
  3. 2014
    Ledyard Community Service Award Community Hospitals of Indianapolis
  4. 2005
    Certificate of Thanks Award-OIF-Together Lending ComfortUnited States Embassy in Iraq- U.S. Department of State
  5. 2004
    Recognition for service in the Emergency Medical ServiceRoss University EMS Team
  6. 2003
    GPA 3.8Brigham Young University
  7. 2003
    Magna Cum LaudeBrigham Young University
  8. 2003
    Most Outstanding Organic Spectroscopy StudentAmerican Chemical Society
  9. 2001
    Phi Kappa PhiBrigham Young University
  10. 2001
    Dean's List - 6 semestersBrigham Young University
  11. 2001
    ScholarshipBYUH Department of Math and Sciences
  12. 2000
    Scholarship One semester and one termBYUH Department of Math and Sciences

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Family Physicians
  2. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Family Physicians
  3. 2013 - present
  4. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  5. 2013 - present
  6. 2013 - present
    MemberIndiana Geriatric Society
  7. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Thoracic Society
  8. 2013 - present
    MemberEndocrine Society
  9. 2013 - present
    MemberNational Quality Forum
  10. 2013 - present
  11. 2004
    VolunteerEMS Team, Ross University
    MemberLegislative Council, American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
    MemberIMG Council, American Medical Association