Dr. William Bell, MD

Dr. William Bell, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. William Bell, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Winston Salem, NC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Hahnemann University in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2810 Maplewood Ave

Winston Salem, NC 27103

Contact Information

(336) 768-1811

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Myelopathy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Bell'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

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

  • Franklin & Marshall College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Other Education | Completed 1985

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

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bell to family and friends
21 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Bell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Having had 2 DBS surgeries and 3 battery placement procedures, Dr. Bell and his team did an awesome job. His care and concern gave me confidence facing a very complicated proceedure. I am thankful for his knowledge and expertise.
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Dr. Bell completed my first back surgery in 2012. I have nothing but the utmost respect for this Dr. He has always seemed very concerned regarding my complaints always assuring me that I would be okay. Telling me that with my diabetes, it may take longer for the pain and healing process. I would...more
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Provided the wrong medication, gave no information about obvious risks for persons who had had trauma and/orsurguery, then rushed me through to get to the next patient. One of the worst neurologists I've seen over the past 41+ years of addressing my health issue.
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