Dr. Todd Bell, MD

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Dr. Todd Bell, MD

Orthopedics | Male

Center for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics 2415 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404 Get Directions
(423) 624-2696

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Todd D. Bell is a Chattanooga native, a graduate of the Baylor School and the University of Alabama. He earned...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Orthopedics
      • Orthopedic Arthroscopy

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      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)

      Procedures Performed

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

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Birmingham

        Graduated in 1996

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedics
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Bell says...

      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.

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      Dr. Bell's 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