Dr. Geoffrey Block, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Block, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Geoffrey Block, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1984 and specializes in gastroenterology, liver disorders, and more.

39700 Bob Hope Dr Ste 101

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Contact Information

(760) 773-2882

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Block "Patient-focused, compassionate care, accessible and with supportive staff. "

5  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Liver Disorders
  • Therapy Endoscopy
  • Transplant Hepatology

3  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Transplant Hepatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

106  Conditions Treated

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53  Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Pseudocyst Drainage
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteral Stenting
  • Enteroscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Laser Ablation
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Transplant
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Manometry
  • Organ Transplant
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Pancreatic Biopsy
  • Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Virtual Colonoscopy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Connecticut
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Hospitals Of The University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Hospital University Pittsburgh Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Hospital University Pittsburgh Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Connecticut
    Other Education | Completed 1980
  • University Of Pittsburgh Gsph
    Other Education | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Block has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Block's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Block to family and friends
27 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Block's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Excellent physician. A true specialist whom you have no doubts about.
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Amazing doctor, skilled, kind humble. This man is the BEST. I am very to blessed to have found him. I . I have a very complex medical history and with is advanced education and certifications I have never been in better hands. He works magic with an endo scope performing procedures on colon...more
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Very caring physician - smart and takes time with you to understand the issues you face.
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Dr. Block shares not only exceptional knowledge with experience. He has a brilliant bedside manor and genuine concern for the patient.
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Very caring and understanding
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