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Dr. Bell

Dr. Robert Bell, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Robert Bell received his medical doctorate from the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed General Surgery internship at Medical College of Virginia, and returned to UMKC for orthopaedic surgery residency, followed by a combined sports and upper extremity fellowship at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, and the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama with renowned orthopaedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews.

After fellowship, Dr. Bell practiced for many years in El Paso, Texas. In addition to practicing as an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Bell spent time as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at Texas Tech University Health Service and served in various leadership roles, including President of El Paso Orthopaedic Surgery Group. Originally from Missouri, Dr. Bell returned to the Midwest in 2016, practicing in the St. Louis region and more recently the southwest Illinois area as a specialty physician of Deaconess Illinois. He performs consults for general orthopaedics, specializing in hand surgery and upper extremity conditions.

Dr. Bell is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, holding several professional memberships including American Association for Hand Surgery and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Bell is excited to begin seeing patients at Memorial Hospital Specialty Clinic. He is available for outpatient clinic consultations and ambulatory surgical procedures every other Tuesday. 

To learn more about our specialists call Memorial Hospital Specialty Clinic at (618) 826-4581 ext. 1366

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