Dr. Bill Bell, MD

Dr. Bill Bell, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
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Dr. Bill Bell, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Carlsbad, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med in 1972 and specializes in ophthalmology.

7040 Avenida Encinas Ste 110

Carlsbad, CA 92011

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bell performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Keratitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Bell's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

21  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bell's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bell to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Bell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Bell is terrific!!!! He has such a broad range of knowledge that it will astound you. Every time, I go to see him, I learn something new. I love his sincerity, positive manner, and his friendliness. I highly recommend him!!!! He is trustworthy and professional. The office staff is kind and...more
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If I could give less than one star I would. I was seen for over a year for a red eye, with a growth that Dr. Bell said was nothing to worry about. He also made glasses for me that I could never see correctly with, as I now know they were the wrong prescription. The worst part is that I just went...more
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