Courtney Bell, MD

Orthopedic SurgeonCourtney Bell, M.D.

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“Specializing in Hip & Knee Replacement”

Dr. Courtney Bell is a board eligible orthopedic surgeon with specialized training in hip and knee joint replacement including the direct anterior approach for hip replacement and revision hip and knee joint replacement.

Dr. Bell was born and raised in Oregon. She completed her undergraduate education at the Honors College at Oregon State University, where she was an Exercise and Sport Science major. She also studied at the University of Sydney for a semester as part of a study abroad program. She received her medical degree and completed her orthopedic surgery residency at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. She completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at The Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in South Jersey. She has conducted research in the field of orthopedics and has multiple publications and textbook chapters that are published or actively undergoing publication.

Dr. Bell provides operative and nonoperative care for acute injuries including fractures and specializes in musculoskeletal conditions affecting the hip and knee.

Dr. Bell and her team work hard to provide you with personalized care to optimize your outcome.

Education

  • Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
    • Adult Reconstruction Fellowship
    • Dates of Attendance: 08/2019 -7/2020
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
    • Dates of Attendance: 07/2014 - 06/2019
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    • Medical School
    • Dates of Attendance: 08/2010 - 06/2014
    • Degree: MD
  • Oregon State University
    • Undergraduate Studies
    • Dates of Attendance: 09/2005 - 06/2009
    • Degree: Honors Bachelor of Science
    • Major: Exercise & Sport Science

 

Licensure/Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Board Eligible
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part 1 Certification Exam - Passed 2019
  • Florida Medical License

 

Honors and Awards

  • 2019: North Pacific Orthopaedic Society Frank B. Smith Research Award
  • 2013: Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society Medical Student Annual Meeting Scholarship
  • 2012: Oregon Health & Science University Dean's Endowment for Academic Excellence
  • 2010, 2011: Oregon Health & Science University Medical School Endowment Scholarship
  • 2009: National Association for Sport & Physical Education Major of the Year Award
  • 2008: Oregon State University Undergraduate Research Award

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Liu, Z., Bell, C., Ong, A., Wu, S., Li, Z., Zhang, Y. Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty for Crowe III and IV Dysplasia. Arthroplasty Today. 2020 June;6(2):251-6.
  • Bell, C., Wagner, M., Wang, L., Gundle, K., Heller, L., Gehling, H., Duwelius, P. Evaluation of Endoscopic Iliopsoas Tenotomy for Iliopsoas Impingement after Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2019 July; 34(7):1498-1501.
  • Bell, C., Greene, N., Kato, M., Goldstein, R., Yang, S. Hip Arthrogram in the Infant Complicated by Air Embolism: A Report of Two Cases. JBJS Case Connector. 2019 Feb;9(1):e9.
  • Lieberman, E., Bell, C., Herzka, A. Hip Arthroscopy Complicated by a Deep Vein Thrombosis in a Patient with May-Thurner Syndrome: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connector. 2018 Sep;8(3):e57.
  • Munch, J., Zusman, N., Lieberman, E., Stucke, R., Bell, C., Phillip, T, Smith, S., Ching, A., Hart, R., Yoo, J. A Scoring System to Predict Postoperative Medical Complications in High-Risk Patients Undergoing Elective Thoracic and Lumbar Arthrodesis. Spine. 2016 Aug; 16(6):694-9.
  • Munch, J., Zusman, N., Bell, C., Lieberman, E., Smith, S., Ching, A., Hart, R., Yoo, J. The Relationship Between the Number of Levels Fused and Perioperative Complications in Elective Thoracolumbar Fusions. Spine. 2012 Sep; 23(9S): 93-94S.
  • Bell(Lovemark), C. Motivations for Exercise Help Explain Body Image Differences. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. 2009 Sep; 80(7): 52.
  • Bell(Lovemark), C., Gunter, K., Piccinin, A. Factors Contributing to the Development of Overweight and Obesity in Growing Boys and Girls. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2009 May; 4(5): S188.

 

Book Chapters

  • Bell C., Ong A. Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty with Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction with Auto/Allograft. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 3rd edition. Chapter under review.
  • Ponzio D., Bell C., Ponzio R., Lonner J. Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 3rd edition. Chapter under review.
  • Bell C., Post Z. Approaches in Total Hip Arthroplasty. The Hip Joint, 2nd edition. Chapter under review.

 

Presentations

  • Bell, C. (2019). The Latest in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Stockton University Orthopedics Specialty Day; Atlantic City,NJ.
  • Bell, C. (2019). Hip Fractures and Total Hip Arthroplasty. Stockton University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
    Lecture; Galloway, NJ.
  • Bell, C. (2019). Evaluation of Arthroscopic Tenotomy for Treatment of Iliopsoas Impingement After Total Hip Arthroplasty. Podium Presentation. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; Las Vegas, NV.
  • Bell, C. (2019). Evaluation of Arthroscopic Tenotomy for Treatment of Iliopsoas Impingement After Total Hip Arthroplasty. Podium Presentation. Oregon Health & Science University Research Week; Portland, OR.
  • Bell, C. (2018). Ipsilateral Femoral Neck and Shaft Fractures. Oregon Health & Science University Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds; Portland, OR.
  • Bell, C. (2018). Pediatric Monteggia Fractures. Oregon Health & Science University Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds; Portland, OR.
  • Bell, C. (2018). Extensor Tendon Injuries. Oregon Health & Science University Hand Conference; Portland, OR.
  • Bell, C. (2017). Periprosthetic Joint Infections. Oregon Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2017 Annual Conference; Gleneden Beach, OR. 
  • Bell, C. (2017). Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip. Oregon Health & Science University and Shriners Hospital for Children Orthopaedic Surgery Pediatric Grand Rounds; Portland, OR.
  • Bell, C. (2017). ORIF vs THA for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures. Oregon Health & Science University Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds; Portland, OR.
  • Bell, C. (2016). Lisfranc Injuries. Oregon Health & Science University Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds; Portland, OR.
  • Bell, C. (2015). Total Hip Arthroplasty for Acute Management of Acetabular Fractures. Oregon Health & Science University Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds; Portland, OR.
  • Munch, J., Zusman, N., Lieberman, E., Stucke, R., Bell, C., Philip, T., Ching, A., Yoo, J. (2013). The Thoracolumbar Fusion Risk Score: Predicting Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality. Podium presentation: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; Chicago, IL.
  • Bell(Lovemark), C., Piccinin, A., Gunter KB. (2009). Factors Contributing to the Development of Overweight and Obesity in Growing Boys and Girls. Podium presentation: American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting; Seattle, WA.

 

Professional Memberships & Administrative Service

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Collier County Medical Society Member
  • Oregon Health & Science University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Interview Committee, 2018-2019
  • Oregon Health & Science University Orthopaedic Surgery Education Committee, 2017-2019
  • Oregon Health & Science University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Anatomy Course Coordinator, 2017

 

Professional Interests

  • Primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Fracture care

 

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