Dr. Margo Block, DO

Dr. Margo Block, DO

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41 y/o
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Dr. Margo Block, DO is a neurology specialist in Independence, MO and has been practicing for 14 years. She specializes in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and more.Read her story

Midwest Neurology Physicians

19550 E 39th St S Ste 200

Independence, MO 64057
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • Comp Choice
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Epilepsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 96% 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.

Dr. Block's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Block "Board-certified neurologist Dr. Margo Block completed her neurology residency and clinical neurophysiology fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Block offers comprehensive general neurology care and treatment with specialized interest in epilepsy. Dr. Block directs the NAEC level 3 epilepsy center, which involves characterizing seizures using tools such as prolonged video EEG monitoring and treatment options including medication therapy and vagal nerve stimulator therapy. She has interest in caring for women with neurologic disease during pregnancy. She also has an interest in caring for those with developmental disabilities and epilepsy. Dr. Block is a member of American Epilepsy Society and American Academy of Neurology. She also volunteers her time at local free medical clinics and in training neurology residents. Dr. Block received her bachelor's degree in nutritional sciences from Kansas State University, her Doctor of Osteopathy from Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois, and her internship at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, Illinois. Board certifications: Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Headache Medicine."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Block "Board certified neurologist. Dr. Margo Block completed her neurology residency and clinical neurophysiology fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Block offers comprehensive general neurology care and treatment with specialized interest in epilepsy. Dr. Block directs the NAEC level 3 epilepsy center, which involves characterizing seizures using tools such as prolonged video EEG monitoring and treatment options including ME."

3  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

77  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Kansas State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Med College Of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

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

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Block to family and friends
18 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Block's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Block is wonderful. She is attentive and personable. She spends time with you and answers all your questions until you are satisfied and understand completely.
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Dr. Block saved my life. I don’t believe in coincidence, but every time I visited the ER for an unresponsive episode, or had a random test done that needed reading, she ended up being the doc reading them. Her sense of humor, calm manorisms, and outstanding bedside manor are what stuck me to stay...more
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Dr. Block took time with me, listened to my list of problems (which was long), and was professional, friendly and very helpful. She understood things about my case that multiple other doctors missed or misdiagnosed and she explained things in a way that I understood her. I was extremely satisfied...more
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Dr. Block is the best I could ever ask for! She is so caring and has the best bed side manners of any Dr. ever! She is such a blessing! She has helped me see the light at the end of the tunnel that I thought was never there! She has a heart of gold! I sure do appreciate everything Dr. Block has...more
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We highly recommend Dr. Block. She is very pleasant & explains everything in a way you can understand.
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