Edward J. Block, MD

4.9 out of 5
Specialty
  • Gastroenterology
Languages
English
Address
Mission Hospital Mission Viejo
27700 Medical Center Road
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Mission Hospital Mission Viejo
27700 Medical Center Road
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Phone
(949) 364-1400

Secondary Office

Address
Mission Heritage Mission Viejo - Gastroenterology Suite 240
27871 Medical Center Road
Suite 240
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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

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 & Training
    • 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 - 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
  • 17-Jul-2019
    Dr. Block is the Gold Standard for patient care. I was so impressed by his impeccable attention to detail and kind and caring manner. His delivery of compassion and thoughtful answers to your questions or concerns is unrivaled. I highly recommend and am so pleased to have had my first visit followed by procedure a few months later with Dr Block. The finest Physican in Mission Viejo!
    11-Jul-2019
    I am super impressed with the care with Mission Heritage. Keep up the good work. You all are professional, quick, accessible and caring.
    20-Jun-2019
    Dr. Block is a kind, knowledgable, and easy to talk with Doctor. He makes me feel relaxed and comfortable with all my questions and concerns
    29-May-2019
    Dr Block was very attentive to my concerns.
    21-May-2019
    I have trusted Dr. Block for years with overseeing a subject very important to me. This visit I needed a deeper discussion and a plan determining the status of my health. I received all that, the discussion and the plan. I am grateful.
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