Dr. Bill Bell, MD

Dr. Bill Bell, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(4)
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Dr. Bill Bell, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Carlsbad, CA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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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
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery

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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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)

in Oceanside, CA |
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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in Carlsbad, CA |
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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Dr. Bell accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.