Robert C. Block, M.D., M.P.H.

Robert C. Block, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

Public Health Sciences
265 Crittenden Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 341-7700

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Primary Care Physician Primary Care Physician

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Robert Block specializes in the care of patients with hyperlipidemia. His expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of patients with complex lipid disorders and familial cholesterol diseases. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, and also in Clinical Lipidology.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Excellence in Research Incentive Program Award | University of Rochester 2013
Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation | University of Rochester 2013
Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation | University of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2011
Sandra Daugherty Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease or Hypertension Epidemiology | American Heart Association 2008
Community Health Improvement Clerkship (CHIC) recognized as an innovative element of the curriculum. Dr. Block is Co-Director. 2008
Elizabeth Barrett-Connor Award Finalist | American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology & Prevention | Chicago, IL 2006
Fellow | American College of Physicians 2002
Dictator of the Year, Honorable Mention | Dartmouth Transcription Department 1997
Medical Student Research Award | Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society 1987
Scudder Association Scholarship for students involved in humanitarian work | Scudder Association 1987
Scudder Association Scholarship for students involved in humanitarian work | Scudder Association 1986

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Medicine, Cardiology (SMD)
Associate Professor - Center for Community Health

Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

Masters of Public Health | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry (First half completed at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)2006
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute T32 Post-Doctoral Fellowship | Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Biostatistics | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry2006
Certificate in Clinical Research | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry2006
MD | Medicine | University of Medicine and Dentistry at New Jersey1991
BA | Arts & Sciences | Cook College, Rutgers University1985

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Preventive Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center08/01/2004 - 07/31/2006
Residency in Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic (Rochester)07/01/1992 - 06/30/1995
Internship in Internal Medicine at Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992