Robert Blok, DO, FAOAO is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon at Optum Bone and Spine. He is board certified along with receiving the honor of being a fellow of the American Osteopathic Association of Orthopedics. He has performed over 10,000 minimally invasive spinal procedures and has over two decades of experience. As a proponent of holistic treatment, Dr. Blok believes patients should allow the body the opportunity to heal through natural means. However, when this is ineffective, he recommends the advantages of minimally invasive spine surgery to address the conditions of the spine.