Dr. Randall Bell, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 66
  
Dr. Bell
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Texas Ips

4458 Medical Dr Ste 505 San Antonio, TX 78229

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(210) 690-7400

Dr. Randall Bell, MD is a Pulmonologist in San Antonio, TX and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bell has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Kansas School of Medicine medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Methodist Heart Hospital and Methodist Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bell to book an appointment.


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Dr. Bell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 99% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Bell treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell treats Asthma more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Bell treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Bell performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 99% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell treats Sleep Apnea more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Bell treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell treats Sleep Disorders more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Bell treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 82% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Bell treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Bronchitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell treats Bronchitis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Bell treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Bell performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 79% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell treats Shortness of Breath more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Bell treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell treats Asthma more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Bell treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Acute Bronchitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bell treats Acute Bronchitis more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Bell treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

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Dr. Bell's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Dr. Bell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bell

4.3

Based on 6 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Explained conditions well (5)
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What could be improved
  • Long wait times (3)
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
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This doctor is not the person he appears to be to his patients. He's a narcissist and very cruel to the employees who work with him.
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Nelson, NH – Oct 07, 2016
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I've seen Dr. Bell many times in the hospital he is one of the top doctors.I would have him as my dr, if not for the fact his associate is my dr.I'm very particular & research my doctors(I want the best) he is one of the best.I've seen Dr. Bell about 12 or more times while in the hospital.
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Biography

Dr. Randall Bell, MD is a Pulmonologist in San Antonio, TX and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bell has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other spe...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1983
U Tex Hlth Sci Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1981
University of Kansas Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
University of Kansas Hospital
Internship Hospital
1978
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Locations

Practice

Texas Ips4458 Medical Dr Ste 505 San Antonio, TX 78229
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Methodist Heart Hospital

San Antonio, TX

Methodist Hospital

San Antonio, TX

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

Uvalde Memorial Hospital

Uvalde, TX

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average