Ryan Alexander Bell, M.D.
Internal Medicine
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Ryan Alexander Bell, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Accepts New Patients
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Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Primary Care Internist


  • Education About Healthy Lifestyle
  • Primary Care


Dr. Bell, a native of Seattle, WA., received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington in 1990.  After working as an engineer for several years, he returned to university to pursue a career in medicine, and also obtained a Master's Degree in Human Nutrition. As a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy, he attended the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences medical school in Bethesda, MD., the only military medical school in the U.S., earning his medical degree in 2002. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at The National Naval Medical Center.  Dr. Bell spent fourteen years as a Naval officer and physician, where he received multiple awards, including recognition as one of the top five Internal Medicine doctors in the US Navy in 2010.  He left active duty service in 2013, and continues service as a commander in the Naval Reserves.  Dr. Bell has a particular interest in keeping patients healthy with exercise, diet, and lifestyle improvements. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, rock climbing, running, cycling, and traveling.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, 2002
  • M.S., Washington State University, 1998
  • B.S., University of Washington, 1990


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • * Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • * Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • * Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • * United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • * United Healthcare Compass
  • WorldWide Medical

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External Relationships

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