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Dr. Edward Block, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Block

Mission Heritage Medical Group

27871 Medical Center Rd Ste 200 Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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Dr. Edward Block, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1980 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(949) 364-5090

Dr. Block accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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No malpractice claims found for California
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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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Gas-Bloat Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Block treats Gas-Bloat Syndrome more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Block treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Abdominal Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Block treats Abdominal Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Block treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Block treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Block treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Block's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Whipple's Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Edward Block, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1980 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Uc Irvine Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1983
Cedars Sinai Med Center
Internship Hospital
1980
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
Medical School
1983
1980

Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Block's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Block

3.6

Based on 17 reviews

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I have complete confidence in Dr. Block and moved to San Diego County but travel to Orange County to see him. He is a great caring and thorough doctor which I have been a patient of for over 15 years.
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Dr Block was very professional and knowledgeable about his specialty. He is personable and took the time to understand my gastro issues. The Endoscopy and colonoscopy went very well and I highly recommend him. Tom T.
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Consultation went well. Tried to set up an appointment for the procedure, but I never got called back! I gave up after 3 weeks...
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Dr. Block is very patient.
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