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Dr. James Alexander Bell MD and PHD is a male Sports Medicine, has 25 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Trauma, and Sports Medicine.
Dr. James Bell has 4 office locations.
Desert Orthopedic Ctr
1180 N Indian Canyon Dr
Ste W200
Palm Springs, CA 92262

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Locations and availability (4)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(11)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Bell is Excellent. Dr. Bell has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.4444444444444 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.1
  • Currently 3.1111111111111 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
  • Currently 3.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.6
  • Currently 3.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Bell graduated from University of Southern California , Los Angeles. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2012)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Orthopedic Surgery, Thunderbird, Palm Springs, CA

Affiliations

Dr. Bell has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Eisenhower Medical Center 
  • Riverside Community Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Bell accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Molina Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 12 plans
  • Care 1st Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 9 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. James A. Bell practice?
Dr. James Bell practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Trauma, and Sports Medicine near Palm Springs, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Rancho Mirage, CA and La Quinta, CA.
See Palm Springs Surgeons, Palm Springs Orthopedic Surgeons, and Palm Springs Sports Medicine Doctors.