Dr. Karen L. Bell, MD


Accepting new patients 15 years of experience Offers telehealth


Karen Bell is a Professor of Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center, in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain and the GH Sergievsky Center. A Bronx native who graduated from New York University, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, she completed internship in internal medicine at Harlem Hospital Center and neurology residency at The Neurological Institute at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. After completing a...

About Dr. Karen L. Bell, MD


  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bronchiectasis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Memory Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myoclonus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Wheezing


  • Dementia
  • Memory Loss

Years of Experience

15 years of experience

Languages Spoken

  • English



NPI Number


Education & Certifications


  • Harlem Hospital Center
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr


  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr

Accepted Insurance

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amerihealth
  • Amida Care
  • Anthem
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

Ratings & Reviews

Average provider rating

Group 24

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Primary Location

ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown

155 White Plains Road,

Tarrytown, NY 10591

CUMC/Neurological Institute of New York

710 West 168th Street,

New York, NY 10032


Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Karen L. Bell, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Karen L. Bell, MD is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

Dr. Karen L. Bell, MD accepts Aetna, Affinity Health Plan, Amerihealth, Amida Care, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

No, Dr. Karen L. Bell, MD does not offer online scheduling on Healthline FindCare during this time. Please call the provider’s office for more information on how to schedule an appointment.