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Dr. John Bell, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.5 (8)
Map Pin Small Tallahassee, FL
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. John Bell, MD

Dr. John Bell, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Tallahassee, FL. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Augusta University Medical College of Georgia and is affiliated with HCA Florida Capital Hospital and Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. Patients rated Dr. Bell an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Bell works at Eye Center North in Tallahassee, FL with other offices in Panama City, FL, Dothan, AL and Albany, GA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Bell's Office Locations

  1. 1
    North Florida Regional Eyecare PA
    1905 Capital Cir Ne, Tallahassee, FL 32308 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (850) 222-3937
  2. 2
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    2401 State Ave, Panama City, FL 32405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (850) 747-1818
  3. 3
    Eye Center South
    2800 ROSS CLARK CIR, Dothan, AL 36301 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (334) 793-2211
  4. 4
    Eye Surgery Center of Albany LLC
    2308 Palmyra Rd, Albany, GA 31701 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (229) 435-8799

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  • HCA Florida Capital Hospital
  • Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare

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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1760419899
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Augusta University Medical College of Georgia
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. John Bell, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Bell is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Bell accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Bell has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Bell. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Bell.

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