Raised in Montreal, Dr. Diamant studied at McGill University in the Accelerated
Pre-Medical Program, during which time he was recognized each year by
the Faculty of Medicine as a McGill University Scholar.
He began his Internship training in Straight Medicine at Toronto General
Hospital and continued his training as a Resident in Internal Medicine
at St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach. In 1984, Dr. Diamant completed
his Fellowship in Respiratory Physiology and Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical
Center in Torrance. He received Board Certification in Internal Medicine
in 1984, in Pulmonary Medicine in 1988, and in Critical Care Medicine in 1991.
Apart from his clinical research, Dr. Diamant served as Medical Director
in the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program and as Medical Director in the
Sleep Abnormalities Laboratory at St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach.
He has served as Chairman of the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Hoag
Hospital as well as Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine. Dr.
Diamant holds an appointment as the Medical Director of the Hoag Hospital
Department of Respiratory Care and is a Fellow of the College of Chest
Dr. Diamant enjoys cycling in his spare moments and spending time with