Mark S. Block, DPM, FACFS, CWS - Past President of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association Mark S. Block, DPM, FACFS, CWS - Over 10,000 Satisfied Laser Patients Mark S. Block, DPM, FACFS, CWS - We Offer Laser Surgery

About Doctor Block

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MARK S. BLOCK, D.P.M.

660 Glades Road, Suite 120 | Boca Raton, FL 33431 | 561-368-3232

Birthplace:

New York, New York, June 29, 1951

Education:

  • N.Y. College of Podiatric Medicine
    (Graduated 1977) (1975 thru 1977)
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
    (1969 thru 1975)
  • Queen's College (City University of New York)
    (1969 thru 1973)

Scope of Practice:

  • Podiatric Surgery and Medicine
  • Podiatric Laser Surgery
  • Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • Podiatric Wound Management
  • Podopediatrics
  • Podogeriatrics

Board Certification:

Board Certified Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery, Certified in Foot Surgery (ABPS) August 1991. Recertified July 1999, July 2009.

Professional History:

  • Podiatric Physician of the Year Award FPMA (January 2012)
  • Selected as One of America's Most Influential Podiatrists (Podiatry Management 2012)
  • President Florida Podiatric Medical Association (2007)
  • Insurance Chairman Florida Podiatric Medical Association (2000 to present)
  • Board Member Podiatric Medical Assurance of Florida (2005-present)
  • President Palm Beach County Podiatric Medical Association (2003 thru 2005)
  • Vice President Palm Beach County Podiatric Medical Association (2002 thru 2003)
  • Vice President Florida Medical Association (2005-2007)
  • Member First Coast Service Options' (FCSO) Provider Outreach and Education Advisory Group (POE- AG). (2012)
  • Member Provider Relations Committee American Academy Wound Management (2004)
  • Treasurer Florida Podiatric Medical Association (2004 thru 2005)
  • Chairman Health Policy Committee American Podiatric Medical Association (2009-present)
  • Member APMA Center for Professional Advocacy Advisory Group (CPAAG) (2011)
  • Chairman Coding Committee American Podiatric Medical Association (2008)
  • Co Chairman Coding Committee American Podiatric Medical Association (2007)
  • Member Coding Committee American Podiatric Medical Association (2003 thru present)
  • Secretary Florida Podiatric Medical Association (2003 thru 2004)
  • FPMA Representative to the Carrier Advisory Committee Medicare (CAC) FPMA Representative to the Private Insurance Advisory Committee (PIAC)
  • Instructor for Barrett-Day Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • Consultant to Imex Medical Systems Vascular Diagnostic Equipment.
  • Instructor for High Tech Lasers
  • Previous Podiatric Consultant courtesy Staff Palm Beach Community Mental Health Center
  • Former Member Utilization Review Board Royal Glades Nursing Home
  • Instructor for Laser Centers of America
  • Surgical Residency- Center City Hospital Philadelphia, PA (1977 thru 1978)
  • Associated with Dr Lawrence Levine Cherry Hill, New Jersey (July 1978 thru August 1979)
  • Past President Palm Beach County Podiatric Medical Association
  • Vice President Florida Medical Association
  • Insurance Chairman Florida Podiatric Medical Association

Memberships/Organizations:

  • Board Member of the Florida Podiatric Medical Association
  • Board Member Palm Beach Podiatric Medical Association
  • Board Member of the Podiatric Medical Assurance of Florida (PMAF)
  • Fellow American Society of Podiatric Surgeons
  • Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Diplomat, American Academy of Wound Management
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Florida Podiatric Medical Association
  • Palm Beach County Podiatric Medical Association
  • International Society of Podiatric Laser Surgery
  • American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery
  • Association for The Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC)

Articles & Publications:

  • Contributor of Articles to Footprints (Publication of FPMA)
  • Contributor of Articles to American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) News Magazine
  • Contributor of Articles to PM Magazine
  • Principal Investigator BRCH-Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing
  • OASIS Wound Matrix to Regranex Gel for Diabetic Ulcers (submitted 2005)

Lectures:

  • Laser Surgery & Endoscopic Surgery
  • Electronic Medical Records/Technology
  • Designer and Inventor of the Block Plantar Fasciitis Holmium Endoscope
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