Dr. William Bell III, MD

Dr. William Bell III, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. William Bell III, MD is a general surgery specialist in New Bern, NC and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Duke Univ Sch Of Med in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.

2203 Neuse Blvd

New Bern, NC 28560

Contact Information

(252) 638-8118

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Bell III'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

47  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Duke Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1946
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bell III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bell III's Reviews

2.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bell III to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Bell III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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