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Dr. Paul Diamond

Family Medicine
Boca Raton, FL
46 years experience male

Locations

Glades Medical Group

Boca Raton

Address

3848 FAU Blvd, Suite 210, Boca Raton
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

United healthcare

About

Bio

Graduated Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ Dr. Diamond has been in practice since 1980. He moved to Boca Raton and has practiced there since 1983. He is board certified in family practice, and cares for patients from teenagers through all adult age groups. He provides for general primary care medicine, and sees patients for many acute and ongoing medical problems. Dr. Diamond has been named "one of South Florida's Most Highly Regarded Physicians" in the specialty of Family Practice by Castle Connely in 2009, and named in the "Guide to America's Top Family Doctors." Dr. Diamond has been named as one of the "Top Doctors in America" by U.S. News & World Report in 2011. Dr. Diamond is a certified civil surgeon who has been performing USCIS immigration physical examinations (for green cards and residency status) since 1996.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Doctor Q&A

74 Answers
9 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes, but also add...: Also consider adding on the atrovent (ipratropium) inhaler 3 - 4 times a day.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
If so, no problems: Thank god you're eating healthy! your body is rejecting foods that will ultimately harm you. If all my patients were like that, we'd have a lot less c... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Evaluation: See a doctor and get evaluated - sometimes a simple exam and palpation in the area, or a few simple tests on the exam table will help with a proper an... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Nerve: Get it checked out; most concerned about a pinched nerve.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Not likely: Depends on size of button, and if it ends up blocking something, in which case you would be swelling, and abdominal pain - most will pass thru the col... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Old treatment below: Here's an old one we were told in the 70's - combine liquid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with liquid maalox, mix 1 teaspoon of each together, gargle for... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
"tension" headache: Sounds like "tension" headaches, caused by muscle contractions and tightness, and pain referred from other body areas; then again, this is not a defin... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Could be GB: Could be gallbladder, or some referred pain from liver, pancreas, or biliary system. Get it evaluated.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
URI: Probably upper respiratory infection, usually viral in nature, try taking a decongestant, but if fever, pus spots, etc., see a doctor to see if you ne... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Maybe liver: Could be liver, gallbladder, pancreas referred, diaphragm, or lining of ribs/muscles/ligaments.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
OTC prep: We often recommend first the neil-med sinus wash or neti-pot system. But remember, you must always use distilled water, saline, or boiled water for th... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: Many things can cause right lower quadrant pain. Needs to be evaluated.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Possible: It's possible according to my pediatric dental friend, there are a lot of factors.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Be checked: Be checked, could be the pancreas or another gastrointestinal organ involved.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Needs evaluation: See a doctor, could be viral or may need antibiotics for a bacterial infection. If bacterial, it will be a number of days on antibiotics but be certai... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Work differently: They work differently, and this is a common combination.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
No: Small cysts are benign usually.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Dentist first: First see your dentist to be sure there is nothing infected.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Needs evaluation: Needs evaluation, including complete history of this, any injuries, physical exam with range of motion before any diagnosis is made; could be due to s... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Depends: Depends upon the specific type of MRI and the reason for it to be ordered- some are with a contrast media - not the same used for ct scans and x-rays ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Topicals +: Topical salves, antibiotics, or creams may be used, but sometimes we also need to take pills or do other procedures depending upon the circumstances.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Check it out: Check it out, it could be a simple hernia, or a muscle strain, or a lymph node from a cut foot or leg, but sometimes it can be a condition a lot more ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Probably not: Anything is possible, but i never heard of a Nitrofurantoin overdose - side effects- yes, lethal overdose- no.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Many causes: Many causes, have it evaluated, the complaint is vague and needs to be seen, not anything over the phone or on-line; could be benign or something seri... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Not for patients: Any good pharmacy would never write the abbreviated doctor shorthand on the bottle of medication you get. If you are unsure of anything, have them rel... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Defer to Obstetricia: Can't answer this properly as I have not been involved with obstetrics directly for the past 20 years. There may be many new modalities and treatment... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Agreed: Yes, lots of conflicting material. Right now, it seems that high ldl, especially LDL particle number is high can be a culprit - get a more sophisticat... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Contact OB: Any time you have questions about medications or anything to use vaginally when you are pregnant, always contact your obstetrician prior to doing anyt... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
No: No, get a fish allergy panel drawn or see allergist.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Concerning: Multiple problems, which indicate that this could be real. Could be nothing more than spasm, or could indicate significant heart disease. Get is chec... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Too vague: Lots of types of headaches, need more information - if recurrent, or chronic, see your doctor.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
How long?: If it's been there for years, it's probably benign, but must watch it for changes in size.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: Depends upon the patient, but xenical has been effective [or it's otc counterpart- alli] for a number of patients.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Speak to her doctor: Every patient and their condition is different. We can't answer questions vaguely without knowing all the parameters of her condition, previous work-u... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Contact surgeon: When having problems post-procedure, contact your surgeon for definitive answers and evaluation.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Needs evaluation: Needs evaluation, could be nothing more that an irritated lining of the lung, or something like a partial deflation of the lung, or something else.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Possibly: Possibly, but one would need to examine the back of the head, and neck structures to make a more accurate decision.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
RLQ organs: Consider appendix, colon, hernia, referred pain from testicles.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Hives?: Could be hives but would need to see them when they appear.
A 70-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Strain or hernia: Either a groin strain, hernia, or testicular inflammation. Occasionally kidney stone can refer pain to the groin.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Individual reaction: It's an individual reaction - remember, the braces are not going to be permanent, and just think of how your teeth will be once the condition is corre... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
May help: I recommend that to a number of my patients, also chloraseptic spray.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Usually supportive: Treatment for a Macrobid overdose will vary. If the overdose was recent, the healthcare provider may administer certain medicines or place a tube into... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Noise: Loud noises, clinking, etc. For which they give you ear plugs, and some facilities also can play music to counteract the noise -close your eyes if you... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
See a doctor: See a doctor, could be infectious, allergic, or even stress-induced.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Usually supportive: Treatment for a nitorfur overdose will vary. If the overdose was recent, the healthcare provider may administer certain medicines or place a tube into... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Stop Afrin (oxymetazoline): First, stop afrin, then tapered steroids, and prescription nasal spray, oral decongestants if cardiac status allows, sometimes saline drops or spray.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Yes and no: Could be either unrelated to any medication, or a side effect of medication.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Probably not: Probably not, but keep an eye out for heart racing, drowsiness, or upset stomach.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Possibly: It's possible, you need to check the thyroid more often during pregnancy, and may need adjustments to your medication dosage.

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HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Diamond is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Diamond is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Apr 17, 2012
he replied right away with the right answer.
HealthTap member
My question was what are the symptoms of a post concussion syndrome?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Will follow up, thanks.
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Thanks for your quick reply! going to try hurts good

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, IA
Graduated 1976MD

Residency

Wayne State University, Harper Hospital

Awards

Named “One of South Florida’s Most Highly Regarded Physicians’” 2002, 2009
U.S. News & World Reports, America’s Top Physicians, Family Practice, 2012
2011 Compassionate Doctor Award

Affiliations

Boca raton regional hospital
West boca medical center
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