Dr. Michael Block, MD

Dr. Michael Block, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Block, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 46 years. Dr. Block is affiliated with Providence Saint John's Health Center, Monterey Park Hospital and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.

6433 Whittier Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90022

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Bone Disorders
normal
more than 52% of peers
Gout
normal
more than 48% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 47% of peers

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2

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
20

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Dehydration
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
2

Procedures

  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis

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 California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Wadsworth Va Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Wadsworth Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Wadsworth Va Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Block to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Block's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Block accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    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
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Block has admitting privileges

Monterey Park Hospital
900 S Atlantic Blvd
Monterey Park, CA 91754
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Providence Saint John's Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
1250 16th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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