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West Campus
Specialty Care

Orthopedic Surgery, Hand & Upper Extremity Program
Phone: 832-227-4263 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Fax: 832-825-9284 (West) | 713-839-0171 (Bellaire)


Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
18200 Katy Freeway, 5th Floor
Houston, TX 77094

Texas Children's Specialty Care Bellaire
6330 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77401

Bryce Bell, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon
Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital Fellowship Hand Surgery 2017
Medical College of Wisconsin Fellowship Hand 2016
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Orthopaedic Surgery 2015
Baylor College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2010


Bryce Bell, MD specializes in treating disorders of the upper extremity. He believes in engaging both patients and their families to develop a comprehensive plan of care that takes into consideration the overall health, development, and well-being of the child.  Critical to this mission is the involvement of a whole team of professionals to help maximize function and development throughout childhood and adolescence. He has a particular interest in congenital hand differences, traumatic upper extremity injuries, cerebral palsy, brachial plexus palsy, and arthrogryposis/amyoplasia. 

Dr. Bell graduated summa cum laude from Texas Christian University. He then completed medical school and an Orthopedic Surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine. He went on to complete fellowships at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Hand and Pediatric Upper Extremity Surgery, respectively.

Clinical Interests
Congenital differences of the hand and upper extremity; Acute and chronic traumatic injuries of the upper extremity; Neonatal brachial plexus palsy; arthrogryposis/amyoplasia; cerebral palsy affecting the upper extremity

Research Interests
Congenital upper extremity anomalies, neonatal brachial plexus palsy


Organization Name Role
American Association for Hand Surgery Member
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgery Member
American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Program Member
American Society for Surgery of the Hand Member

Selected Publications

Bell B, Yan J, Matloub H. “Primary Treatment of Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy” in Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery. Philadelphia, PA . Wolters Kluwer. (publication pending).

Bell B, Oishi S, Ezaki M. “Disorders of the Upper Extremity” in Rudolph’s Pediatrics. 23rd ed. New York, NY. McGraw Hill Medical. (publication pending).

Reichel LM, Bell BR, Michnick SM, Reitman CR. Radial Styloid Fractures. Journal of Hand Surgery 2012 Aug; 37(8):1726-41.

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