Dr. Todd Bell, MD

Orthopedic Arthroscopy  |  
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Age 49
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Dr. Todd Bell, MD
Todd D. Bell is a Chattanooga native, a graduate of the Baylor School and the University of Alabama. He earned his medical degree at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. As a student, he was honored by being awarded the Outstanding Medical Student of the Year at the Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Bell served an Internship in General Surgery and his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. During his Residency, he donated his time and talents by traveling to Haiti, providing surgical care to a rural Haitians. Dr. Bell completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Traumatology at Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute. It was then that he was recruited to come home to Chattanooga and join the Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics. Along with his practice of general orthopaedics, Dr. Bell is instrumental in our sports medicine program and has treated hundreds of student athletes from area high schools and colleges.

McCallie Office

2415 McCallie Ave

Chattanooga, TN 37404

Contact Information

(423) 624-2696

Dr. Todd Bell, MD

Dr. Todd Bell, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • 7 More

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Care Philosophy

"It's wonderful to be back home where I can help students heal from injuries they sustain while playing sports. My goal for all of my patients is to see them kick field goals, hit home runs, and run harder and faster than ever." – Dr. Todd Bell
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Dr. Bell's Experience

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Dr. Bell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
42

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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 Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bell to family and friends
4.9
based on 19 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Bell Says:

Thank you for taking the time to review. We appreciate all feedback as our goal is to provide the best in patient care. 

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
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
in Chattanooga |
Dr. Bell was very thorough and answered all of my questions. He really put my mind at ease about my injury and recovery.
in Chattanooga, TN |
Dr. Bell diagnosed an injury to my shoulder that had been over looked by other medical personals. I would definitely recommend him to all my family and friends !
in Ringgold, GA |
Dr. Bell was very thorough in examining me & showed me my MRI results. Seemed genuinly interested in my injury. He made me feel welcome. His Dr/patient relationship is one all Dr's should model. I feel very confident letting him operate on my shoulder.
in Ringgold, GA |
Dr. Bell would highly recommend by me.
Hixson, TN |
Dr Bell has been very attentive and detail oriented as we spoken about my daughter's injury and surgery. Everything has gone wonderfully well and her recovery has been excellent. I would highly recommend.
in Chattanooga, TN |
Makes you feel super comfortable. Truly listens and feels like he cares. You feel confident with him.
Ringgold GA |
Dr. Bell is personable, kind, and very knowledgable. He is compassionate and tho a surgeon, he is not apt to jump into surgery as the first option if it's not right for you. Even tho I had to persevere thru a total of 12 weeks of physical therapy, I trust his judgment implicitly. I think his entire staff is wonderful and I highly recommend him to anyone experiencing shoulder problems.
in Rossville, Ga |
I have never had anything but great experiences and also great results from Dr. Bell and his group.
Chattanooga, TN |
I like Dr. Bell and I think he is knowledgeable. My first visit went quickly and ran on time. My second visit was much different. My appointment was at 9:00. Dr. Bell got into the room at 10:20. He asked how I was and I told him I was frustrated because of the length of my wait. He seemed surprised that I would be upset and apologized. I work and have deadlines. I chose an early morning appointment thinking he surely couldn't get too far behind between 8:00 and 9:00. Boy was I wrong!
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Dr. Bell accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • POMCO Group
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Bell has admitting privileges

Memorial Hospital
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
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