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Giving back to the community. St. Joseph Health System Office

Edward J. Block, MD

4.8 out of 5 (121 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Gastroenterology
Address
27871 Medical Center Dr.
Suite 240
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Primary Office

Address
27871 Medical Center Dr.
Suite 240
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 364-5090
Fax
(949) 542-8710
Hours
Mon 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tue 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Wed 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thu 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat

Secondary Office

Address
1275 N. Rose Dr.
Suite 108

More Information

Website
www.missionheritage.com
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Education
    • Fellowship
      in Gastroenterology at University of California- Irvine- 1986 - 1986
    • Fellowship
      in Internal Medicine- Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA- 1984 - 1984
    • Residency
      Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA - 1983
    • Medical School
      Mount Sinai Hospital, NY - 1980
    • College
      Washington University in St. Louis - 1975
    Awards
    USC Family Practice Attending Physician of the Year Award American Academy of Family Physicians recognition for teaching excellence Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association and Orange Coast Magazine 2005
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    Dr. Block believes that the successful practice of medicine is the most challenging and fulfilling career choice possible. He especially enjoys the unique personal bond between the physician and patient as they work together to improve patient healing.

    Dr. Block graduated from Washington University in St. Louis and completed his medical training at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He had his residency and fellowship training in Internal Medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA. He completed his Gastroenterology fellowship at University of California, Irvine.

    He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. In recognition of his contributions to medical education, he was awarded the USC Family Practice Attending Physician of the Year award and the American Academy of Family Physicians recognition award for teaching excellence.

    He has also been recognized as a Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association and Orange Coast Magazine in 2005.

    Dr. Block has held multiple leadership positions including Chief of Gastroenterology at Mission Hospital as well as President of Mission Internal Medical Group.

    He has a special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Reflux Disease.

    Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine
    Past Chief of Gastroenterology at Mission Hospital
    Past President of Mission Internal Medical Group
    Areas of Expertise
    Inflammatory bowel disease, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, colon cancer screening
  • 20-Oct-2017
    *Dr. Block is very nice & not rushed through exam.
    22-Aug-2017
    Doctor is nice. Doesn't talk down to me. Didn't rush the appt. time.
    21-Aug-2017
    I had an excellent experience from all perspectives. Very confident in Dr. Bloch's knowledge/experience and very comfortable with his communication about my condition and treatment choices.
    14-Aug-2017
    overall excellent
    9-Jul-2017
    Always very good - he covers all details.
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