Dr. Paul M. Block, MD

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Specializes in Urology • Male • Age 64

5750 W Thunderbird Rd Ste B200
Glendale, AZ 85306
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Dr. Block:

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Dr. Block's Experience

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Dr. Block's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
5555 West Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ 85306
Arrowhead Hospital
18701 North 67th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Block

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Arizona Urology Specialists, PLLC
Arizona Urology Specialists - Glendale
5750 W Thunderbird Rd Ste B200
Glendale, AZ 85306
Arizona Urology Specialists, PLLC
Arrowhead Satellite Office
18700 N 64th Dr Ste 105
Glendale, AZ 85308
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    Dr. Block's Experience

    Dr. Block's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Urology
    • Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Urology
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Cystectomy
    • Cystometry
    • Cystotomy
    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
    • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
    • Excision of Testicular Lesion
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Kidney and Ureter Removal
    • Kidney Stone Removal (Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy, PCNL)
    • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
    • Lithotripsy
    • Microwave Treatment of the Prostate
    • Orchiectomy
    • Penile Implants
    • Prostate Removal
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate)
    • Ureterscopies
    • Urethral Dilation
    • Urethral Reconstruction
    • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
    • Uroflowmetry
    • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
    • Vasectomy
    2
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Balanoposthitis
    • Bedwetting
    • Bladder Atony
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bladder Stones
    • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Diverticulum of Bladder
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Enlarged Prostate
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Female Incontinence
    • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
    • Gonorrhea Infections
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypospadias
    • Incontinence
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Kidney Infection, Chronic
    • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
    • Kidney Stones
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
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    • Penile Cancer
    • Polyuria
    • Premature Ejaculation
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatitis
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Spermatocele
    • Testicular Atrophy
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urinary Hesitancy
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Vaginal & Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Vesicoureteral Reflux
    • Yeast Infections
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    Background Check for Dr. Block

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Graduated in 1976

    Internship Hospital

    Methodist Hospital
    Complete in 1977

    Residency Hospital

    Maimonides Med Center
    Complete in 1979
    SUNY Dwnst Med Center
    Complete in 1982

    Undergraduate Schools

    Brooklyn College
    Graduated in 1972
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Block & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Block's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Block has admitting privileges:

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    • Banner Thunderbird Medical Center

    • Arrowhead Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Block

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Block to family and friends

    25 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Block's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 24 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Block
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    25 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Block accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • MultiPlan
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Arizona Urology Specialists, PLLC
    Arizona Urology Specialists - Glendale
    5750 W Thunderbird Rd Ste B200
    Glendale, AZ 85306
    (602) 375-1700 (Office)
    (602) 978-1225 (Fax)
    B
    Arizona Urology Specialists, PLLC
    Arrowhead Satellite Office
    18700 N 64th Dr Ste 105
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (602) 375-1700 (Office)
    (602) 978-1225 (Fax)
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