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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist, Sports Medicine Specialist
26 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Bell is Excellent. Dr. Bell has been reviewed by 31 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Bell, MD, PHD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

Education & Awards

Dr. Bell graduated from University of Southern California , Los Angeles. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2012, 2014)


Dr. Bell has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Eisenhower Medical Center 
  • Desert Regional Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James A Bell MD and PHD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. James A. Bell practice?
Dr. James Bell has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Bell practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near Palm Springs, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Rancho Mirage, CA.
See Palm Springs Orthopedic Surgeons and Palm Springs Surgeons.