Maria Bell, MD

location phone (605) 328-8888
Maria Bell, MD - Gynecologic Oncology


Undergraduate School
Augustana College (Sioux Falls, SD)
Graduate School
Public Health: Johns Hopkins University
(Baltimore, MD)
Duke (Fuqua) Business School (Durham, NC)
Medical School
University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD)
University of Chicago Hospital (Chicago, IL)
University of Alabama (Birmingham, AL)
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
OB/GYN & Gynecologic Oncology
Board Certification in Palliative Care

Areas of Expertise

Surgeries for Gynecologic Malignancies
Administer Chemotherapy
Gynecologic Surgeries for Patients with Benign Conditions
Utilizing cutting edge technology such as:
  • Minimally invasive robotic surgery
  • Sentinel lymph node detection for vulvar cancer
  • Radical ovarian cancer debulking
  • Intraperitoneal chemotherapy

Philosophy of Care

The patient with cancer or suspected cancer has unique physical and emotional needs. By providing expeditious, courteous and exceptional care, I can meet their individual needs.

Unique Medical Experience and Research

Chief Medical Officer for Sanford Development and Research
Internationally recognized leader in robotic gynecologic surgery
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (fellow)
Fellow, International College of Surgeons
Fellow, Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
American Society of Clinical Oncologists
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Association of Women Surgeons
Medicine for Humanity
SD Women’s Cancer Network
International Healthcare Development Foundation
Performing a live telecast robotic surgery in Moscow, Russia to 700 surgeons
Cervical dysplasia, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, robotic surgery

Languages Spoken


Hobbies and Personal Interests

Dr. Bell enjoys tennis, golf, running, flying and piano playing.


Primary Practice Location

Sanford Gynecologic Oncology Clinic

1500 W 22nd Street
Suite 302
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Get Directions


M–F: 8:00 AM–5:00 PM



(605) 328-8888


(605) 328-8851
Additional Practice Locations

Vivaz Medical Spa

5019 S Western Avenue
Suite 130
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Get Directions


(605) 328-9770
(888) 315-0882


(605) 328-9771

Sanford Broadway Clinic

801 Broadway N
Fargo, ND 58102
Get Directions


(701) 234-2000

Sanford Obstetrics & Gynecology

414 N Seventh Street
Bismarck, ND 58501
Get Directions


(701) 323-5870


(701) 323-5869