Dr. Brian Block, MD

Dr. Brian Block, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Brian Block, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Towson, MD and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in pain medicine.

8322 Bellona Ave Ste 330

Towson, MD 21204

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Block performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Block's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

36  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain
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10  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Block has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Block's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Block to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Block's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

If you are seeing Dr. Block as a patient monthly and not for just a procedure be aware that he doesn't listen!!! You can talk about what's going on with your pain level, where your pain is and fill out those stupid forms but he never hears you, doesn't look at the forms or look at your vitals....more
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I first met Dr. Block Dec. 2017. I cam to him after a failed lumbar surgery in Sept. 2017. II was referred to him by Dr. Steven Ludwig, who I found after other Surgeone & failed Lumbar Surgery. My 1st appointment with Dr. Block was 12/8/17. He and his staff were Very Professional, caring &...more
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I have been a patient for over 2 years. I absolutely abhor pain killers, yet that is precisely what was prescribed and in dosages that would knock out a horse. My quality of life fell through the floor. As a mother, I could no longer responsibly drive my children anywhere. I felt I would be...more
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He did not even come out to speak with us _husband & wife- after a procedure. He is very uncaring and obnoxious.
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