Dr. Caroline Block, MD

HematologyFemaleAge 60

Dr. Block
Accepting new patients

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

450 Brookline Ave Boston, MA 02215

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(617) 632-5122

Dr. Caroline Block, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Boston, MA. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Brigham And Women's Hospital and Dana - Farber Cancer Institute. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Block to book an appointment.

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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Block is affiliated with Brigham And Women's Hospital Boston, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Block's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Erythropoietin Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Block performs Erythropoietin Test more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Block performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Block performs Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening more than 70% of her peers

Dr. Block performs this procedure more than 70% of her peers

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Block treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 63% of her peers

Dr. Block treats this condition more than 63% of her peers

Dr. Block's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

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Dr. Block accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Dr. Block's Reviews

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5.0

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Wow! A true doctor in the highest ideal of the profession. She is caring as she is brilliant. I absolutely recommend her.
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Mar 28, 2019
Dr. Block is the BEST & most thorough oncologist in 2002-2003. I don't live near her & almost changed doctors twice, but Dr. Caroline Block is the BEST!7
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Caroline Block, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Boston, MA. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Brigham And Women's Hospital and Dana...Read more

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1990
Brigham and Womens Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1986
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Caroline Block, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Caroline Block, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Block frequently treats Erythropoietin Test, Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening, and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Block treats.

Where is Dr. Caroline Block, MD's office located?

Dr. Block's office is located at 450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-farber Cancer Institute450 Brookline Ave Boston, MA 02215
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    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:30pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:30pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:30pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:30pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:30pm
    • Sat: 7:30am - 5:30pm
    • Sun: 7:30am - 5:30pm
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Block is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Brigham And Women's Hospital

Boston, MA

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Dana - Farber Cancer Institute

Boston, MA

Newton - Wellesley Hospital

Newton, MA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

20 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Brighton, MA

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

5 Awards Received