Dr. Robert Block, MD

Dr. Robert Block, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
(22)
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Dr. Robert Block, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Salinas, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci in 1987 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1095 Los Dr

Salinas, CA 93901

Contact Information

(831) 422-8798

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • 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.

Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

68  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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

  • R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

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

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Block to family and friends
22 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I had thyroid surgery with Dr. Block back in 2013. Everything went great my scar is completely gone.
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Dr Block saw me when I was hospitalized for a life threatening problem.He has a wonderful bedside manner and professional. Thank Dr Block!!!!! Shannon
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My adult autistic son sees Dr. Block for his ENT needs. Dr. Block's demeanor comforts my autistic son and makes my son receptive to ENT treatment. We are very happy to see him twice per year.
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My husband and I have been seeing Dr. Block for many years. I can't say enough about how satisfied we are with his knowledge, kind manner and professionalism. He always takes the time to listen and answer all questions that you might have. Thank you Dr. Block!
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Dr Block has been my ENT doctor for almost 20 years. He is very knowledgeable and passionate about his work/career.
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