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Russell Bell, MD

Russell Bell, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Dr. Bell is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

Clinical Specialties


  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Programs & Centers:

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Tulane University Hospital and Clinic
Residency: University Hospital
Fellowship: University Hospital


American Medical Association, National American Society of Anesthesiologists, National North American Neuromodulation Society, National Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologist, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Bell is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Jason J. Song, MD, PhD, Adrian Popescu, MD, and Russell L. Bell, MD: Present and Potential Use of Spinal Cord Stimulation to Control Chronic Pain Pain Physician 17 : 235-246,2014.

Bell RL, Ashburn MA: Optimal Postoperative Analgesia Evidence-Based Practice of Anesthesiology 3rd Edition : 2012.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
3400 Spruce Street, 6 Dulles Building

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)