Dr. David M. Bell, MD

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Dr. David M. Bell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

5924 Stoneridge Dr Ste 202, Pleasanton, CA 94588 Get Directions
(925) 600-7020

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      According to our satisfaction surveys, here's what patients liked best about our practice:

      Efficiency of office

      Most well run MD office ever experienced

      Appointments on timeMRI appointment same day

      Dr Bell's listening and diagnostic skillsPositive and knowledgeable

      Dr. Bell is thorough and friendlyHe explains everything well.

      Quality of doctor and preparation for surgery

      Amount of time from appointment to surgery

      Very thorough with Q and As about surgery

      Like doctor and their approach to surgery

      Very accommodating to patients

      Dr. Bell doesn't have big ego or talk down to patient

      Doctor doesn't make patients wait

      Staff nice and genuine

      Dr. Bell's skill, compassion and genuine care for his patients

      Very friendly

      Things run smoothly

      Snacks in lobby

      Dr. Bell genuine and caring

      The office is about your health

      Nice staffVery nice doctor

      Nice facility

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      Excellent Doctor. Wonderful bedside manner. My shoulder has felt great since recovering from my surgery!!
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
      • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
      • Orthopedic Fracture Care
      • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
      • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
      • Sports Medicine

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      • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Achilles Tendon Rupture
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Disorders
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Instability
      • Ankle Ligament Rupture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Arm Injuries
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bicep Injuries
      • Biceps Tendinitis
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Pain
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Injuries
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
      • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
      • Meniscal Cyst
      • Meniscus Injuries
      • Meniscus Tear
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteochondritis Dissecans
      • Patella Tendon Tears
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
      • Quadriceps Tendon Tears
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Injuries
      • Shoulder Instability
      • Shoulder Labral Tear
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Sports Injuries
      • Sports Injuries of the Knee
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
      • Tricep Injuries

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
      • Ankle Arthroscopy
      • Ankle Fracture Repair
      • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
      • Ankle Surgery
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
      • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
      • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Surgery
      • Bicep Repairs
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • Collar Bone Surgery
      • Elbow Arthroscopy
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
      • Elbow Surgery
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Foot and Ankle Surgery
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Cartilage Repair
      • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
      • Knee Osteotomy
      • Knee Replacement
      • Knee Surgery
      • Knee Tendon Repair
      • Nerve Release
      • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Shoulder Replacement
      • Shoulder Stabilizations
      • Steroid Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Baylor University

        Graduated in 1991

      • Internship Hospital
        Uc Irvine Medical Center

        Completed in 1992

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of California-Irvine Medical Center

        Completed in 1996

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Fowler Kennedy Clin-U Western Ont

        Completed in 1997

      • Undergraduate School
        Stanford University

        Graduated in 1987

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Bell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Why Does Experience Matter?

      Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

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      Dr. Bell's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Bell

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      Dr. Bell says...

      We have designed the Bell Sports Medicine Institute to be focused on you – your plans and goals to be fit, healthy, and perform at your best. Every part of your experience with us is to move you toward healing and keeping active for life.

      Orthopaedic surgery is the best field in all of medicine since we have so many safe, effective and innovative ways to get you better. We can use these techniques and expertise to get you healed, healthy and achieving your fullest potential.

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      Dr. Bell's Care Philosophy

      Our Focus: Keeping You Active 

      Our focus at the Bell Sports Medicine Institute is to keep active people active. We take care of a wide range of patients, from professional athletes to weekend warriors, from teens to seniors. We also see patients with injuries in the workplace. We are here to get you back to your pursuit of good health, fitness and athletic achievement.

      If your injury is slowing down your exercising, sports, or workday, we have the latest techniques to get you back in your game.

      Your experience with us will benefit you and those affected by your injury: including your family, your team, your employer, and those who depend on you and care about you.

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      Proven Experience

      Dr. Bell has over ten years of orthopaedic experience in the Bay Area. His reputation for outstanding results and specialized care draws patients from all over Northern California. He is the founding Medical Director of The Sports Medicine Center, a sports medicine program at the Washington Hospital Healthcare system, ranked among the top ten percent in the nation for orthopaedic surgery by Healthgrades.com.

      Team Physician

      He has served as the team physician for the San Jose Stealth Professional Lacrosse Team, Cal-State East Bay Pioneers, Ohlone College Renegades, and Valley Christian High School Vikings football team. Dr. Bell is affiliated with Velocity Sports Performance, and was the Velocity- Dublin Adult Fit Athlete of the Month in January 2009.

      Dr. Bell's interests include running and cycling, coaching youth sports, playing bass guitar in local rock band Batch-22, and hanging out with his wife and four kids.

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      Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Specialist

      High Quality Orthopaedic Care

      Dr. David Bell, MD, Sports–trained orthopaedic surgeon, leads the Bell Sports Medicine Institute. He is committed to getting patients healthy, healed and fit, and to bring innovation to the highest quality orthopaedic care.

      Specializing in Sports Medicine

      He is in the first group of orthopaedic surgeons to receive a specialty certificate in Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Bell trained at Stanford University, Baylor College of Medicine, the University of California at Irvine Medical Center, and completed a fellowship in Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine at the Fowler-Kennedy Clinic in Ontario, Canada.

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      Dr. Bell says...

      Feedback

      According to our satisfaction surveys, here's what patients liked best about our practice:

      Efficiency of office

      Most well run MD office ever experienced

      Appointments on timeMRI appointment same day

      Dr Bell's listening and diagnostic skillsPositive and knowledgeable

      Dr. Bell is thorough and friendlyHe explains everything well.

      Quality of doctor and preparation for surgery

      Amount of time from appointment to surgery

      Very thorough with Q and As about surgery

      Like doctor and their approach to surgery

      Very accommodating to patients

      Dr. Bell doesn't have big ego or talk down to patient

      Doctor doesn't make patients wait

      Staff nice and genuine

      Dr. Bell's skill, compassion and genuine care for his patients

      Very friendly

      Things run smoothly

      Snacks in lobby

      Dr. Bell genuine and caring

      The office is about your health

      Nice staffVery nice doctor

      Nice facility