Business Bio. Edward Dieguez Jr. MD Education and background. Dr. Dieguez is an Anesthesiologist, and Interventionist and has practiced in St. Augustine since 1988. He specializes in Interventional Orthopedics, Regenerative Medicine and Medical Acupuncture. He is a graduate of the prestigious European University of Santiago de Compostela School of Medicine, a University founded over five hundred years ago in 1495. After graduation, Dr. Dieguez served as an unpaid intern in the Department of Surgery at the University, under the tutelage of Professor Jose Luis Puente Dominguez MD, a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery of Spain. Upon returning to the US, he served as a surgical resident in Baltimore Maryland at Johns Hopkins affiliated surgical program. Later he went on to the prestigious University of Miami, Florida where he completed his Anesthesiology residency. Later on he completed course both in basic and advanced acupuncture at the University of Miami Department of Complementary Medicine with the distinguish Chinese Profesor Fu Di. Dr. Dieguez was born in Cuba and arrived in the United States as a child in 1964 completing his elementary education and high school in the US before moving to Europe where he lived for eight years. In his 31 years in St. Augustine Dr. Dieguez practiced at the old St. Augustine General Hospital and later at Flagler Hospital Department of Anesthesia, a department that he later chaired.