Dr. David M. Bell, MD

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Dr. David M. Bell, MD

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David M. Bell MD, Inc 5924 Stoneridge Dr Ste 202, Pleasanton, CA 94588 Get Directions
(925) 600-7020

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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.Read more

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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

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

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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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  • 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
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 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

Procedures Performed

Dr. Bell says..

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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  • 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 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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    Sanctions

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    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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • 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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Dr. Bell's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Bell

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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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Dr. Bell says...

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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Dr. Bell says...

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