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Michelle Wilson Bell, MD

Board Certifications: 
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Clinical Expertise

  • Epilepsy
  • Seizures

Specialties

Education & Training

  • MD, 2009 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Honors & Awards

  • Lewis P. Rowland Resident Teaching Award, 2017
  • Daniel Sciarra Award for exemplifying the highest standards of patient care and humanism, 2013
  • Department of Medicine House Officer Award for service and dedication to the Internal medicine residents and their patients, 2013
  • Harold Elster Memorial Prize for highest academic standing in graduating medical school class, 2009
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, May 2009
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, October 2008

About Michelle Bell

Michelle Bell MD is an assistant professor of clinical neurology at CUIMC, in the Division of Epilepsy. Dr. Bell obtained her undergraduate degree from Harvard University followed by a medical doctorate at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. During medical school, she was valedictorian of her graduating class and was also inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr. Bell then pursued her medicine internship and neurology residency at Columbia University. During residency, she was awarded the Daniel Sciarra Award for her commitment to patient care and humanism as well as the Department of Medicine House Office Award for her dedication to the Internal Medicine residents and their patients.

After residency, Dr. Bell served for one year as chief resident, then completed a two-year fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy. Dr. Bell was the recipient of the Lewis P. Rowland Resident Teaching Award in 2017. She is currently the Program Director for the Adult Neurology Residency Program.

Dr. Bell sees patients at the Neurological Institute, Columbia Doctors midtown office and in the AIM (Associates in Internal Medicine) clinic. She is also a member of the neurophysiologic intraoperative monitoring team.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Adult Neurology Residency Program Director

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

For billing questions, please call (212) 342-4432.

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Contact & Locations

1
51 West 51st Street
New York, New York 10019