Todd Bell, M.D.

Todd Bell, M.D.
Sports Medicine
Arthroscopic Surgery

Todd D. Bell is a Chattanooga native, a graduate of the Baylor School and the University of Alabama. He earned his medical degree at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. As a student, he was honored by being awarded the Outstanding Medical Student of the Year at the Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Bell served an Internship in General Surgery and his Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. During his Residency, he donated his time and talents by traveling to Haiti, providing surgical care to a rural Haitians.

Dr. Bell completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Traumatology at Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute. It was then that he was recruited to come home to Chattanooga and join the Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics.

Along with his practice of general orthopaedics, Dr. Bell is instrumental in our sports medicine program and has treated hundreds of student athletes from area high schools and colleges.

It’s wonderful to be back home where I can help students heal from injuries they sustain while playing sports. My goal for all of my patients is to see them kick field goals, hit home runs, and run harder and faster than ever. – Dr. Todd Bell
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Certifications and Associations

Board Certified


Pre-Appointment Forms

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Patient Comments
  • “Excellent physician. I was in terrible pain but the office was able to work me in. Dr. Bell explained everything to me and was very courteous. Also, I want to praise the office staff for coordinating with Dr. Bell to get me treated and my surgery scheduled.” 
  • “Dr Bell was very professional and had good communication techniques. He is very personable and kind. He has a very efficient and friendly staff as well.”
  • “He was very honest and sincere on my condition —He did a complete review of my knee and told me all my options—He did an excellent job—I also would like to think the office for working me in so quickly since I was having so much pain from my knee—I called yesterday morning and they worked me in later that same day–“