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Los Angeles, California, USA
|Other names||Dr. Daliah|
|Occupation||physician, television and radio personality|
|Known for||Dr. Daliah radio show, television|
Daliah Wachs is an American radio personality, host of the "Doctor Daliah" show. Wachs is a board certified family physician who started a radio show to allow callers to receive free medical advice on the air during the recession in early 2009 on KLAV in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show was picked up by KDWN in Las Vegas later that month and by KFNX in Phoenix, Arizona by late 2009. In April 2010 The Dr. Daliah Show began airing on WZFG in Fargo, North Dakota. Within two years of her premiere on air, her show expanded to several cities, and XM Satellite began airing her show nationally in January 2011 on America's Talk Channel 158, and soon thereafter Channel 166. In 2016 she was offered a faculty position at Touro University Medical School.
In September 2011, Genesis Communications Network chose to nationally syndicate her show. Her show is currently produced by Tom Sherman, Don Simon, and Justin Sehorn.
By 2013 her show was broadcast by iHeart Radio.
The "Doctor Daliah" program covers a wide array of medical topics as well as current events that involve health. Wachs's approach has been hailed as entertaining and straightforward without medical jargon.
Wachs has made numerous television and radio interviews and gives lectures throughout the country. She is involved with several charities , particularly FAST4Kids (Finding Autistic Solutions for Tomorrow) due to her having two family members with autism.
In 2016 she took the campaign nationally, helping create Blood Donation Days in multiple states, National Blood Donation Day and National Blood Donation Week, working with United Blood Services, American Red Cross and blood banks throughout the United States.
Daliah Wachs was born in Los Angeles, CA on June 16, 1971. She later grew up in Phoenix and Las Vegas with her sister and two younger brothers. Having received a full academic scholarship to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, she enrolled in the Honors Program in the Fall of 1989. Graduating Cum Laude, she then went to medical school at the University of Nevada, Reno. Needing to move to Los Angeles her final year of school, she completed her studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She married Corey Wachs in December 1996. In 1997 she transferred back to Las Vegas for Residency training in Family Medicine. The next year she received her medical license in Arizona and began working as an Urgent Care Physician in Bullhead City, AZ and an Emergency Room Physician in Lake Havasu City, AZ. As she continued her residency training in Family Medicine, she became Chief Resident and graduated in 2000. She received her license in Nevada at that time and became Board Certified shortly thereafter. She soon opened her practice with her husband, Corey, a chiropractic physician in October 2000. That same year she began public speaking and teaching. By 2009 she began broadcasting. Over the years she made multiple television appearances. In addition she was an adjunct professor at nearby medical schools and in 2016 was additionally offered an assistant professor position at Touro University Nevada.
- KLAV 2009
- KDWN 2009–present
- XM Satellite America's Talk Channel 166 2010–present
- Genesis Communications Network 2011–present
- KVVU Fox 5 News - Medical Expert
- Gigolos, Season 3 Episode 9 - receptionist
- Pawn Stars "Close But No Cigar" - seller of 1870 tooth extractor
- Pawn Stars "Rick n' Roll" - seller of 1890 Tonsillotome and Adenotome
- Pawn Stars "Dog Day Afternoon" - seller of Civil War Syphilis syringe
- Pawn Stars "Bad to the Bone" - seller of Civil War era metacarpal bone saw