Skip to main content
William Bell, MD, Neurology, Greenville, NC, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

WilliamLynnBellMD

Neurology Greenville, NC

Epilepsy, Neurophysiology, Sleep Medicine

Professor and Chief, Division of Neurology East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Bell

Dr. William Bell is Professor and Chief of Neurology at East Carolina University at the Brody School of Medicine in Greenville, NC and is affiliated with The Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. He received his medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine. He did an internal medicine residency at NC Baptist Hospital and a neurology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern. His fellowship in epilepsy and sleep medicine was at Duke University. He has been in practice 30 years. He specializes in epilepsy, neurophysiology, and sleep medicine and is experienced in electroencephalography, evoked potentials, surgical treatment of epilepsy and epilepsy research.

Education & Training

  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalFellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, 1987 - 1989
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterResidency, Neurology, 1980 - 1983
  • Wake Forest University
    Wake Forest UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine, 1977 - 1980
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine
    Wake Forest School of MedicineClass of 1977
  • Baylor UniversityBS, Biology, Cum Laude, 1973

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2016 - 2023
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2011 - 2016
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2010 - 2016
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2010 - 2018
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1981 - 2022
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1978 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Clinical Neurophysiology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Epilepsy
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Sleep Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Elected Fellow American Neurological Association, 2011
  • Elected Fellow American Academy of Neurology, 2008
  • Elected Fellow American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2000
  • Join now to see all

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Periodic lateralized epileptiform discharges (PLEDs) in patients with neurosyphilis and HIV infection  
    Takagaki K, Morales MK, Vitantonio D, Berkowitz F, Bell WL, Kumar PN, Motamedi GK, Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 9/1/2014
  • Successful ECT treatment for medically refractory nonconvulsive status epilepticus in pediatric patient  
    Shin HW, O’Donovan CA, Boggs JG, Grefe A, Harper A, Bell WL, McCall WV, Rosenquist P, Seizure, 1/1/2011
  • Somatosensory evoked potential monitoring of the brachial plexus during a Woodward procedure for correction of Sprengel’s deformity: A case report  
    Shea K, Apel PJ, Showalter LD, Bell W, Muscle and Nerve, 1/1/2010
  • Join now to see all

Abstracts/Posters

  • Successful ECT Treatment for Medically Refractory Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus in Pediatric patient. Program No. 1.276. 2009 Abstract Viewer.
    Shin, HW, O’Donovan, CA, Grefe, A, McCall, WV, Boggs, JG, Harper, A. Bell WL, Rosenquist, P, American Epilepsy Society, Boston, MA, 1/1/2009
  • Successful ECT Treatment for Medically Refractory Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus in Pediatric patient
    Shin, HW, O’Donovan, CA, Grefe, A, McCall, WV, Boggs, JG, Harper, A. Bell WL, Rosenquist, P, American Epilepsy Society, 1/1/2009
  • Occurrence of burst suppression during treatment For NCSE is not associated with better prognosis. American Epilepsy Society. Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington. Dec...
    Greiner HM, Sam MC, Bell WL, O’Donovan, Epilepsia, 1/1/2008
  • Join now to see all

Lectures

  • Alternative & Complementary Therapies in Epilepsy: Are they worth the effort? 
    11/21/2013
  • “Alternative & Complementary Therapies in Epilepsy: Are they worth the effort?" 
    Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC - 11/21/2013
  • “Refractory Epilepsy: Diagnosis & Advanced Treatment Options” 
    Covenant Medical Center, Lubbock, TX - 10/17/2013
  • Join now to see all

Other

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    Anthem KeyCare PPO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
    BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
    CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
    CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Please verify your coverage with the provider's office directly when scheduling an appointment