Dr. Randall Bell, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 67

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 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bell has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep Apnea, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions 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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  • Offers Telehealth
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Bell

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Bell treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Bell treats other conditions, please contact the office at (210) 690-7400.

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.

Dr. Bell is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
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High
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Sleep Apnea

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 Apnea specialists.

Dr. Bell is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
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Frequency
High
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Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

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Pulmonary Embolism
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High
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Dr. Bell's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Thoracentesis
  • Valley Fever
  • Wheezing

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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

Dr. Bell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bell

4.3

Based on 6 ratings

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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.
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Adrienne in San Antonio, TX – Feb 23, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Randall Bell, MD is a Pulmonologist in San Antonio, TX and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bell has more experience with...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
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Randall Bell, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Bell has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Randall Bell, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Randall Bell, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Bell's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Randall Bell, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Randall Bell, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Bell frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep Apnea, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Bell specializes.

Where is Dr. Randall Bell, MD's office located?

Dr. Bell's office is located at 4458 Medical Dr Ste 505, San Antonio, TX 78229. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Randall Bell, MD speak?

Dr. Bell speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Randall Bell, MD?

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Locations

Texas IPS

Charles J. Burch M.d. P.A.4458 Medical Dr Ste 505 San Antonio, TX 78229
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Bell is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Methodist Heart Hospital

San Antonio, TX

4 Awards Received

Methodist Hospital

San Antonio, TX

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

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Uvalde Memorial Hospital

Uvalde, TX

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average