Orthopaedic Surgeon in Cleveland, Ohio (OH)

Gordon R. Bell MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • Head, Section of Spinal Surgery &
    Vice Chairman, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk A41
    Cleveland, Ohio, 44195 - United States
    Phone: (216) 444-2606

About Our Practice

Dr. Bell has been on staff in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation since 1982, and he has been Head of the Section of Spinal Surgery since 1994. Dr. Bell has also been an elected member of The Cleveland Clinic Board of Governors (1999-2003). His practice is limited to the practice of spinal surgery, and his interests include degenerative conditions of the cervical (neck) and lumbar (low back) spine, athletic spinal injuries and spinal tumors.

Dr. Bell has been awarded the prestigious Volvo Award for clinical research by the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine and has been selected as one of the Best Doctors in America. He has held positions of leadership in national (North American Spine Society) and international (International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine) spine organizations and has served on numerous spine committees for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Dr. Bell is also a member of the prestigious American Orthopaedic Association (AOA). In addition to numerous publications, Dr. Bell is co-editor of two spine textbooks and serves as an Associate Editor for Spine and as an Associate Board member of The Spine Journal.

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Area of Focus
  • Degenerative Spine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
Hospital Affiliations
  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
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