Michelle Wilson Bell, MD

Board Certifications: 
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology
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Overview

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.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Epilepsy
  • Seizures

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Adult Neurology Residency Program Director

Hospital Affiliations

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

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Insurance Accepted

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

Aetna

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

Affinity Health Plan

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  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

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  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

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  • Great West (National)
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Emblem/GHI

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Emblem/HIP

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  • Essential Plan
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  • POS
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  • Select Care (Exchange)
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Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

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Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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Fidelis Care

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Healthfirst

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  • Leaf (Exchange)
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  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

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MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

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MVP Health Care

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Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
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RiverSpring

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UnitedHealthcare

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  • Empire Plan
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  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
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VNSNY CHOICE

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  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

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Credentials & Experience

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

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

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