Dr. John Bell, MD

Dr. John Bell, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Bell, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Knoxville, TN. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

1926 Alcoa Hwy Ste 300

Knoxville, TN 37920

Contact Information

(865) 544-9218

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Bell

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

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

Cancer
normal
more than 72% of peers
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
normal
more than 66% of peers
Bone Disorders
normal
more than 18% 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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

3

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
46

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis

More

Read More
4

Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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 1980
  • University Alabama University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Alabama
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Bell does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Bell and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Bell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bell to family and friends
5.0
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Bell's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Knoxville, TN |
Dr. Bell is a very caring and knowledgeable doctor. I reached out to him for a second opinion after a breast cancer diagnosis. There was no comparison between him and the first surgeon I met with at another hospital. I feel blessed to have him as my surgeon.
Have you seen Dr. John Bell, MD?
Are you Dr. Bell?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Visit Dr. Bell

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bell accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Bell has admitting privileges

University of Tennessee Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
View Hospital Profile

View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.

General Surgery
(24)
Colon & Rectal Surgery
(26)
General Surgery
(5)
Bariatric Surgery
(10)
General Surgery
(7)
Colon & Rectal Surgery
(13)
General Surgery
(10)
Breast Surgical Oncology
(10)
General Surgery
(16)
General Surgery
(32)