Dr. Charles Bell, MD

Dr. Charles Bell, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
(21)
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Dr. Charles Bell, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1981 and specializes in rheumatology.

3686 Grandview Pkwy

Birmingham, AL 35243

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Gout
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bursitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% 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

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

60  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bell's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bell to family and friends
21 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Bell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I would not recommend this doctor-at each appt. he only told me labs were abnormal, but did not discuss in detail which labs, and only reviewed that info 3 months later as he did not discuss over the phone with me prior although I called. He was not concerned about my 20 lbs. weight loss...more
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Dr. Bell has been managing my Lupus since 2010 and is doing an excellent job keeping me up and going with as little medication as possible. I did not want a dr. who was going to load me down with pain meds and send me on my way. I am very comfortable with Dr. Bell. He is a good listener and very...more
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Dr. Bell is a very involved in my care. He is available to spend as much time as I need to explain my diag. I would recommend him to any of my family and friends.
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I love Dr Bell and his staff. He always takes the time to listen to me and is so kind.
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This dr has no idea what he is talking about!! He wanted to see me every 3 months even though he couldn't find anything wrong with me medically. I broke down and cried at my 3rd appointment and knew he was wrong and I wouldn't be back.
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