Dr. David Bell, MD

Dr. David Bell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Dr. David Bell, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Pleasanton, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

5924 Stoneridge Dr Ste 202

Pleasanton, CA 94588

Contact Information

(925) 600-7020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 89% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers
Joint Pain
high
more than 87% 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.

Dr. Bell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bell "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."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bell "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."

7  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

68  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
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • 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 Shoulder
  • 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
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tricep Injuries
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49  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • 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 Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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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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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Uc Irvine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of California-Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Fowler Kennedy Clin-U Western Ont
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

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

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bell to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 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

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT
Dr. Bell Says:
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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 skills, Positive and knowledgeable

Dr. Bell is thorough and friendlyHe explains everything well.

Quality of doctor and preparation for surgery

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Patient Comments (1)

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