NCVH Physician Leaders

Conference Chairmen, New Cardiovascular Horizons

Alan Block, DPM

Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Co-Chairman, New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference Education Chairman, My Leg My Choice Foundation Alan Block, DPM serves as a key physician leader for My Leg My Choice Foundation (MLMC), a non-profit foundation committed to educating patients and their families that have been diagnosed with Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) or are at risk for lower extremity amputations about their options. Dr. Block is a Podiatrist and Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University. He serves on the Medical Advisory Board, Kent State University; Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons; and Past President, The Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Association. A graduate from California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1990 and Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1987, Block’s residency was completed at Circle City Hospital, Corona, CA and Medical Center Hospital, Portland, OR. Recently, Dr. Block represented the MLMC at a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Hearing in June 2014. The Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee’s day-long hearing included an open public forum, during which Dr. Block addressed the need to look beyond amputation as a treatment option for patients with PAD. Dr. Block is an active national lecturer and educator. MLMC is privileged to have a dynamic personality and knowledgeable physician as a member of the leadership team.
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