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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bruce Block is Excellent. Dr. Block has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Bruce Block, MD is board certified in Pediatrics.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Asthma

Education & Awards

Dr. Block graduated from Wright State University, Dayton. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Block has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Dominican Hospital 
  • Watsonville Community Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Bruce Block MD is a male Pediatrician, has 21 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics.
Where does Dr. Bruce Block practice?
Dr. Bruce Block has 6 office locations.
Dr. Bruce Block practices Pediatrics near Santa Cruz, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Capitola, CA and Watsonville, CA.
See Santa Cruz Pediatricians.