“I believe in fostering an environment based on trust and communication.”

—DINA BLOCK, MD

Dina Block, MD

General Endocrinology,
Diabetes & Metabolism

Assistant Professor,
USC Keck School of Medicine

Dina Block, MD is an endocrinologist who treats patients with diabetes and expands our services to encompass the full range of endocrine disorders including Hashimoto's disease, Graves' disease, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid cancer. She also treats a wide variety of conditions including PCOS, prediabetes, osteoporosis, adrenal disorders, disorders of calcium metabolism, and parathyroid disease.

 

Dr. Block received her medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel. She performed her residency in internal medicine at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Hospital and completed her endocrinology fellowship at NYU Medical Center. She remained at NYU as an assistant professor and left to join the faculty at UCLA Medical Center in 2015.

 

She believes in "fostering an environment based on trust and communication,” where she can more effectively treat patients after “establishing a strong relationship where we tackle everything as a team."

ANNE PETERS, MD

Director, USC Westside Center for Diabetes
Professor, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Director, USC Clinical Diabetes Programs

SHARON E. ORRANGE, MD, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Geriatric, Hospitalist and General Internal Medicine
Keck School of Medicine of USC

DINA BLOCK, MD

General Endocrinology,
Diabetes & Metabolism

Assistant Professor,
USC Keck School of Medicine

DONNA MILLER, MSN, FNP-C, CDE

Nurse Practitioner/
Certified Diabetes Educator

VALERIE RUELAS, MSW, LCSW

Director, Community Diabetes Initiative (CDI),
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and USC Keck School of Medicine

MARK HARMEL, MPH, CDE

Certified Diabetes Educator
Research Coordinator

MEG WERNER MORETA, MS, RD, CDE

Registered Dietician
Certified Diabetes Educator

MARY ROSE DERACO, RN, BSN, CDE

Certified Diabetes Educator