Edward J. Block, MD

Accepting New Patients
Offers Video Visits
27799 Medical Center Road, Suite 320
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
2253.2 miles away
Medical Groups & Affiliations
This provider is part of the larger Providence network and you may be able to access providers, hospitals, and services with the following groups:
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group and Affiliated Physicians
  • St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group and Affiliated Physicians
  • St. Jude Heritage Medical Group and Affiliated Physicians
Speaks: English
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Providence Center for Digestive Health - Mission Viejo

27799 Medical Center Road, Suite 320, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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About Edward J. Block

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.

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

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Providence Center for Digestive Health - Mission Viejo
27799 Medical Center Road, Suite 320
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Medical Groups & Affiliations
Mission Heritage Medical Group

Affiliated Locations
Providence Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo
Providence Mission Hospital - Laguna Beach

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Liver Function Blood Test
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Achalasia
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anemia
  • Anorexia
  • Autoimmune Enteropathy
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Colon
  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • Blood In Stool
  • Bravo Ph Test
  • Breath Testing
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Burping
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholangioscopy
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholestasis
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Clostridium Infections
  • Cold Therapies
  • Colitis
  • Colon Polypectomy
  • Colonic Inertia
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crigler Najjar Syndrome
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • End Stage Liver Disease
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Of Esophagus
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Of Large Colon Polyps
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Eosinophilic Colitis
  • Eosinophilic Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eosinophilic Gastritis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Eructation
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Esophageal Disorder
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Spasm
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fatty Liver
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Feeding Tube Management
  • Flatulence
  • Focal Nodular Hyperplasia
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallbladder Polyp
  • Gastric Anomaly
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal (Gi) Cancer Screening
  • Gastrointestinal Amyloid
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastroscopy
  • Gastrostomy Closure Surgery
  • Giardiasis
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Helicobacter Pylori
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hereditary Colon Cancer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • High Resolution Manometry
  • Ileitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intractable Vomiting
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jaundice
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Disease
  • Liver Mass
  • Lynch Syndrome
  • Malabsorption
  • Melena
  • Motility Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
  • Obstipation
  • Odynophagia
  • Ogilvie Syndrome
  • Pancreas Divisum
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatic Fistula
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pancreatic Pseudocyst
  • Pancreatic Steatorrhoea
  • Pancreaticobiliary Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Partial Small Bowel Obstruction (Sbo)
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peritonitis
  • Peutz Jeghers Syndrome
  • Polyposis Syndrome
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy
  • Postprandial Diarrhea
  • Primary Encopresis
  • Proctitis
  • Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation For Barrett's Esophagus
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Regional Enteritis
  • Secondary Encopresis
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Bowel Disease
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Disorders
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Virtual Care
  • Vomiting
  • Whipple's Disease
  • Wilson's Disease