William B. Bell, MD
William B. Bell, MD

Hand & Wrist

Board Certified American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Foothills Region


Dr. Bell completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Mississippi in 2002, receiving a bachelor’s degree in biology. In 2008, Dr. Bell received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, Mississippi. His professional training in orthopedic surgery includes the successful completion of an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2013. In July 2014, Dr. Bell completed a one-year fellowship in Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microvascular Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He also worked at Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center, specializing in hand and wrist surgery for one year.

Dr. Bell is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and joined EmergeOrtho in 2016. He specializes in the hand, wrist and elbow.

Dr. Bell was born in Greensville, Mississippi. He and his wife, Catherine, along with their three sons, Clayton, Harrison and Lawson, are excited to make Morganton their home. They love being outside and spending time with friends and family.

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  • Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio
  • Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham

I like Dr. Bell. This was my 2nd visit & both times he came into the room with a big smile asking how I was doing. He seems to be caring & genuinely interested in how I’m doing. Thanks Dr. Bell!

Sue H


The entire staff made my first visit very pleasant from the check-in personnel through the checkout personnel. Dr. Bell was so lovely, caring, and very informative. I was delighted with them. I highly recommend them.

Hilda W


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.