Dr. Edward Block MD
Internal Medicine Physicians — Mission Viejo, CAContact Dr. Edward Block
Dr. Edward Block specializes in internal medicine, gastroenterology in Mission Viejo, California. Details of Dr. Block's 33 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Mount Sinai School of Medicine are available on your free doctor report.
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Primary Location for Dr. Block
27871 Medical Center Rd
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Edward Block identified specializing in
Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs. and GastroenterologyGastroenterology
An internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to see internal organs.. He is certified in Gastroenterology.
Dr. Edward Block accepts the following plans for Blue Shield of California at Mission Internal Medicine
- Access + HMO
- Active Choice
- Active Start
- Blue Shield of California Life & Health Insurance Company
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A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Block is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo
27700 Medical Center Rd
Mission Viejo, CA
LicenseDr. Edward Block has been confirmed to have a license in California
EducationDr. Block attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and graduated in 1980 having 33 years experience. Additional Gastroenterology training was conducted at University of California Irvine Medical Center.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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