Dr. Dorothy Bell, MD

Dr. Dorothy Bell, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Dorothy Bell, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 41 years. She graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4102 N Roxboro St

Durham, NC 27704

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 87% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Fellowship 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
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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