Nery Aurora Diaz, DO

Geriatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry


Dr. Diaz completed residency training at the University of New Mexico and completed her fellowship training in geriatric psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Diaz provices outpatient clinical care. The focus of her practice is in complex neuropsychiatric illness, cognitive disorders, and the interface of psychiatry, medical illness.

Dr. Diaz is board certified in General Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with subspecialty certification in Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Diaz has co-authored several peer-reviewed publications and presents nationally in the areas of general and geriatric psychiatry. Dr. Diaz is involved in the education of medical studens and psychiatry residents. On a national level, she is involved with the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry, serving on the Teaching and Training Committee and the Scholars Program for trainees.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Spanish


  • Female

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • DO, 2009 Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: University of New Mexico Hospital
  • Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital

Committees, Societies, Councils

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

American Psychiatric Association

American Osteopathic Association

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Honors & Awards

Resident Research Scholarship Award, University of New Mexico, Department of Psychiatry, 2013

Robert A. Senescu Memorial Scholarship Award, University of New Mexico, Department of Psychiatry, 2013

Outstanding Contributions to Medical Student Education Award, University of New Mexico, Department of Psychiatry, 2013


Global Health Activities

Integrative Care Clinic, San Cristobal, Republica Dominicana, 2006