Phillip M. Bell, MD


Dr. Bell is now able to provide Telehealth Visits through the free Zoom app.


Dr. Bell graduated from the University of Colorado, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. After his time in Colorado, Dr. Bell received his M.D. at the University of Tennessee where he earned the Faculty Medal for the highest academic achievement in the College of Medicine by graduating top in his class. During his time studying medicine, Dr. Bell was the recipient of many other achievements including the Charles J. Deere Scholarship awarded for academic excellence and selection into the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

Dr. Bell completed his orthopedic residency at Carolinas Medical Center/OrthoCarolina where he served as Chief resident and received awards for excellence in research and teaching. He further specialized his training with an adult reconstruction fellowship at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa, FL where he developed expertise in the evaluation and management of patients with hip and knee problems and surgical treatments such as primary and revision hip and knee replacement.  Dr. Bell is located at the Baptist South JOI Clinic in MOB 3, 2nd Floor.  His current Total Joint Practice serves the Southern Duval County, St Johns County, Nocatee, Mandarin, Clay County, Orange Park and Southside Areas of Jacksonville, Florida.

Physician Extenders

Medical Secretary

(904)880-1260, ext. 6930

Medical Assistant

(904)880-1260, ext. 6983


  • Degenerative joint diseases of the hip and knee
  • Anterior hip replacement
  • Minimally invasive, muscle-sparing joint replacement
  • Partial knee replacement and total knee replacement
  • Robotic hip and knee replacement
  • Revision hip and knee replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement


  • Mako Robotic partial knee replacement
  • Mako Robotic total hip replacement
  • Navio Robotic partial knee replacement


  • Anterior Hip Repair
  • Achilles Tear (strain)
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Ankle Arthritis
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Ankle Pain (Pain in the Ankle or Foot)
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Arm Pain (Pain in the arm or Shoulder)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy Knee
  • Arthroscopy (Scope)
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • Bicep Injuries (Strain)
  • Broken Bone
  • Bursitis (Shoulder-Hip-Elbow)
  • Cartilage Injuries
  • Chronic Tendonitis
  • Compression Fracture
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • Dislocated Shoulder
  • Distal Clavicle Excision
  • Foot Pain (Pain in the Foot) (Plantar Fasciitis)
  • Fracture Care
  • Fractures
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Golfer’s Elbow (Little Leaguers Elbow)
  • Hand Pain (Pain in the hand/fingers)
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Injections
  • Hip Pain (Pain in the hip)
  • Hip Pinning
  • Hip Replacement (Total Hip Replacement)
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Strain
  • Image Guided Injections
  • Intra-Articular Knee Injections
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cap Pain
  • Knee Injections
  • Knee Pain (Pain in the knee)
  • Knee Replacement
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • MAKO Robot-Assisted Partial Knee Resurfacing
  • Manipulation
  • Medial Patellofemoral Ligament
  • Meniscus Tear (Medial and Lateral)
  • Microfracture
  • Occupational or work related Injuries
  • Osteitis Pubis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (Jumpers Knee)
  • Partial Knee Resurfacing
  • Patellectomy
  • Revision Surgery for the Knee and Hip
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Robot-Assisted Partial Knee Resurfacing
  • Rotator Cuff Strains
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Injections
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain (Pain in the shoulder or upper arm)
  • Shoulder Separation (AC Sprain)
  • Soft Tissue Injuries (Contusions)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sprain
  • Sprained Ankle
  • Sprained Wrist
  • Synovectomy
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tenolysis
  • Thumb Arthritis
  • Thumb Pain (Pain in the thumb)
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Hip Revision (Revision Total Hip)
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Revision (Revision Total Knee)
  • Tricep Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Wrist Pain (Pain in the wrist)
  • Wrist Tear (Strain)
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