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Caren L. Block, DPM, FACFAS

  • Podiatric Physician & Surgeon
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons

Dr. Block earned her Bachelor's degree from SUNY Binghamton in upstate New York. She earned her Doctorate at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. She then completed her surgical residency at West Essex General Hospital in Livingston, New Jersey. Dr. Block is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Food and Ankle Surgeons. She remains abreast of all recent developments in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery by regularly earning Continuing Medical Education credits and implementing all of the latest cutting edge technology in her practice.

After spending some time visiting family in West Palm Beach, she fell in love with the area and the community and decided that this would be the perfect place for her to practice podiatry and raise her family. She is honored to have served the community in West Palm Beach for over 25 years and treasures the relationships she's built with all of her patients.

Practice Philosophy:

Dr. Block and her staff strive on a daily basis to provide the best and most comprehensive podiatric care to their patients. This is accomplished by the following measures:

  • Dr. Block is thoroughly trained in all aspects of podiatric care (pediatrics, biomechanics, sports medicine, preventative care, surgery, diabetic foot care, wound care, geriatric care.
  • Dr. Block keeps abreast of the most recent medical advances by regularly attending continuing medical education seminars around the country.
  • Dr. Block approaches each patient with a focused empathy, treating each patient as she would a member of her own family.
  • The office provides easy access to the doctor and same day appointments for emergencies. Updated modern equipment is utilized to enhance patient care.

Our staff works as a team in providing comprehensive foot health care. The return to comfort and normal activity is our primary goal. To this end, we are interested in both the prevention and correction of lower extremity disorders. Many conditions can be successfully corrected without surgery.

Each individual has a therapeutic approach that is best suited for him or her. Whatever the approach, patients generally find that comfort and return to normal activity is attainable in a short amount of time.

Caren L. Block, DPM, FACFAS

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