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Edward Block, MD

4.9 out of 5 (223 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Gastroenterology
    (Board Certified)
Languages
English
Primary Address | Office Details
Providence Center for Digestive Health - Mission Viejo
27799 Medical Center Road
Suite 320

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Phone: (949) 364-5090

Fax: (949) 364-5427

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
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  • Dr. Edward J. Block provided me with excellent patient education. It was comprehensive and clear.
    Caring, understanding & professional.
    All my doctors explain things in an easy to understand manner. They answer all my questions and provide a time for follow up.Dr. Pratt and Dr. Block have directed my health for over 20 years in brilliant ways. I am approaching 82 because of them.
    A little extra wait, but always great service
    Ed Block is my gastroenterologist. I was experiencing about of diverticulitis. Examine me prescribed me a medication and off I went been going to Ed for over 25 years. Always a first guy.
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  • Meet The Provider
    Biography

    Dr. Block believes that the successful practice of medicine is the most challenging and fulfilling career choice possible. He especially enjoys the unique personal bond between the physician and patient as they work together to improve patient healing.

    Dr. Block graduated from Washington University in St. Louis and completed his medical training at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He had his residency and fellowship training in Internal Medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA. He completed his Gastroenterology fellowship at University of California, Irvine.

    He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. In recognition of his contributions to medical education, he was awarded the USC Family Practice Attending Physician of the Year award and the American Academy of Family Physicians recognition award for teaching excellence.

    He has also been recognized as a Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association and Orange Coast Magazine in 2005.

    Dr. Block has held multiple leadership positions including Chief of Gastroenterology at Mission Hospital as well as President of Mission Internal Medical Group.

    He has a special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Reflux Disease.

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    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
      (Board Certified)
    Other Specialties Associations Awards
    Awards
    USC Family Practice Attending Physician of the Year Award American Academy of Family Physicians recognition for teaching excellence Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association and Orange Coast Magazine 2005
    Areas of Interest
    Areas of Interest

    Inflammatory bowel disease, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, colon cancer screening.

    Certifications
    Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

    Education
    Education & Training
    • Fellowship
      in Gastroenterology at University of California- Irvine- 1986 - 1986
    • Fellowship
      in Internal Medicine- Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA- 1984 - 1984
    • Residency
      Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA - 1983
    • Medical School
      Mount Sinai Hospital - 1980
    • College
      Washington University in St. Louis - 1975
  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    • Insurance Plan

    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Aetna PPO
    • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Advantage
    • Anthem Blue Cross Medicare PPO
    • Anthem Blue Cross PPO
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO – Trio
    • Blue Shield of CA Medicare Advantage
    • Blue Shield of CA PPO
    • Choice /Humana PPO
    • Cigna HMO
    • Cigna PPO
    • Coventry/First Health PPO
    • Health Net - TriCare
    • Health Net HMO
    • Health Net Medicare Advantage
    • Health Net PPO
    • HealthSmart (Interplan) PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Providence Medicare Advantage
    • SCAN Medicare Advantage
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
    • United HealthCare PPO
    • US Family Health Plan - TriCare
    • Vivity by Anthem Blue Cross
 
  • Primary Location

Providence Center for Digestive Health - Mission Viejo

Website Information
www.missionheritage.com