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Dana M. Block-Abraham, DO

Dana Block-Abraham, DO

Specialty

Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Amniocentesis, Genetic Testing, Placenta Previa, Pre-eclampsia, Premature Birth

Years of Experience

14

Gender

Female

Languages

English
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About Dana Block-Abraham, DO

Dr. Dana Block-Abraham is a specialty care physician board certified in maternal-fetal medicine and obstetrics and gynecology. She joined Inova Health System in 2021 and has been practicing since 2007.

Dr. Block-Abraham joined the Perinatal Associates of Northern Virginia practice in 2017. She grew up in Independence, MO, and earned her bachelor’s degree from Barry University in Miami Shores, FL, where she was a member of the NCAA Division II national champion volleyball team. She then worked for three years before starting medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine.  

Dr. Block-Abraham completed a rotating internship at Broward General Medical Center while her husband finished his pediatrics residency. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN, where she served as an administrative Chief Resident in her final year. She then completed her maternal-fetal medicine fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD.  

Dr. Block-Abraham completed an additional two years of formal fellowship training in fetal intervention at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, where she learned advanced in-utero procedures and surgeries. She is very involved in organized medicine and holds leadership positions within the American Medical Association, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. 

Dr. Block-Abraham’s research interests broadly include preeclampsia, fetal therapy and health policy. She has published several peer-reviewed manuscripts. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, reading, playing volleyball, listening to music and watching movies when she is not working.

Background

Medical Education

NOVA Southeastern University 2007

Internships

North Broward Hospital District
Training Specialty: Traditional Rotating Internship
6/28/2007 - 6/20/2008

Residency

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Training Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
7/1/2008 - 6/30/2012

Fellowships

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Training Specialty: Maternal-Fetal Medicine
7/1/2012 - 6/30/2015
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Training Specialty: Fetal Therapy
8/1/2015 - 7/31/2017

Board Certification

Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliation

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