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Edward J. Block MD

Edward J. Block MD

(949) 364-5090
Primary Specialties
  • Gastroenterology
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians

Primary Office

Address:
27871 Medical Center Road #240
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Phone:
(949) 364-5090
Fax:
(949) 542-8710
Hours:
Monday :8 am :5 pm.
Tuesday :8 am :5 pm.
Wednsday :8 am :5 pm.
Thursday :8 am :5 pm.
Friday :8 am :5 pm.
Saturday
Web Page:
www.missionheritage.com

Physician Bio

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.

Education

Fellowship in Gastroenterology at University of California, Irvine, 1986
Fellowship in Internal Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA, 1984
Residency in Internal Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and UCLA, 1983
Medical Degree, Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, 1980
Bachelor of Science, Washington University in St Louis, 1975

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

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

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