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Kelly Block, D.O.

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  • Instructor of Neurology, School of Medicine

Expertise

Special focus

  • Parkinson's and Movement Disorders

Locations and contact

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About me

Dr. Kelly Block is a neurologist treating patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders at Oregon Health & Science University and the Portland VA. She attended medical school at Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, Arizona, and subsequently completed her neurology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in the Texas Medical Center.

Dr. Block’s research focuses on using molecular and cellular biomarkers to improve our understanding of who will benefit most from which kinds of treatments. She has an interest in designing more inclusive clinical trials to ensure that all patients have better access to advanced technologies and therapies.   

Kelly enjoys exploring the beautiful outdoors in Oregon, birdwatching, hiking and camping. She is thrilled to be in the Pacific Northwest and to have the privilege of working with the movement disorders patient population.

Education and training

    • D.O., 2018, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • B.A., 2011, University of California, Irvine
  • Residency

    • Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2022
  • Fellowship

    • Movement Disorders Advanced Fellow, Oregon Health & Science University, 2022–2024

Memberships and associations:

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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Insurance

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Ratings and reviews

Overall: 4.8 out of 5 (137 Ratings, 64 Reviews)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

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