Dr. Richard E. Bell, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 56

421 Chestnut St
Evansville, IN 47713
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Dr. Bell's Specialties

  • Rheumatology

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Hospital Quality

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Deaconess Gateway Hospital
4011 Gateway Blvd
Newburgh, IN 47630
Deaconess Hospital
600 Mary St
Evansville, IN 47710

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Deaconess Clinic
Downtown Rheumatology
421 Chestnut St
Evansville, IN 47713
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    Dr. Bell's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injection
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
    • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
    • Knee Disorders
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    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus
    • Lyme Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Takayasu's Arteritis
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Iu School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Residency Hospital

    Iu School Of Medicine

    Fellowship Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bell & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Bell's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
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    3.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bell to family and friends

    3.8 out of 5

    12 responses

    Dr. Bell's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.4 out of 5

    12 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    12 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    12 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    12 responses

    Experience with Dr. Bell

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.9 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.1 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.2 out of 5

    12 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

    12 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Deaconess Clinic
    Downtown Rheumatology
    421 Chestnut St
    Evansville, IN 47713
    (812) 426-9311 (Office)
    (812) 426-9839 (Fax)
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