Dr. Geoffrey Alan Block MD Nephrologist

Dr. Geoffrey Block is a nephrologist in Denver, Colorado. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital and Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Block accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 26 doctors at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital and one of 25 at Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital

Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
High performing in Nephrology

University of Colorado Hospital
Ranked #32 in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1995

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1995 - 1997

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 17 years in Nephrology

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

AMG 416 (velcalcetide) is a novel peptide for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in a single-dose study in hemodialysis patients.
Martin, K. J.,Pickthorn, K.,Huang, S.,Block, G. A.,Vick, A.,Mount, P. F.,Power, D. A.,Bell, G.

Epicardial adipose tissue predicts mortality in incident hemodialysis patients: a substudy of the Renagel in New Dialysis trial.
D'Marco, L. G.,Bellasi, A.,Kim, S.,Chen, Z.,Block, G. A.,Raggi, P.

Relationships Between Serum and Urine Phosphorus With All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality: The Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study.
Dominguez, J. R.,Kestenbaum, B.,Chonchol, M.,Block, G.,Laughlin, G. A.,Lewis, C. E.,Katz, R.,Barrett-Connor, E.,Cummings, S.,Orwoll, E. S.,Ix, J. H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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