Dr. William Bell, MD

Dr. William Bell, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Bell, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Winston Salem, NC. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Bell is affiliated with Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.

2810 Maplewood Ave

Winston Salem, NC 27103

Contact Information

(336) 768-1811

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bell to family and friends
3.5
based on 21 total reviews (3 with comments)
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)
in Statesville |
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.
in Kernersville, NC |
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 trust him with all my neurological needs. My insurance does not allow me to see me as a patient, but I would trust him for a second opinion, or maybe even a first.
in Alexandria, VA |
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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Dr. Bell accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Bell has admitting privileges

Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
3333 Silas Creek Pkwy
Winston Salem, NC 27103
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