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Maria Bell, MD

Education:

  • Undergraduate
    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)
  • Residency
    University of Chicago Hospital (Chicago, IL)
  • Fellowship
    University of Alabama (Birmingham, AL)
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    OB/GYN & Gynecologic Oncology
    Board Certification in Palliative Care

Surgeries for Gynecologic Malignancies
Administer Chemotherapy
Gynecologic Surgeries for Patients with Benign Conditions
Telemedicine
Utilizing cutting edge technology such as:

  • Minimally invasive robotic surgery
  • Sentinel lymph node detection for vulvar cancer
  • Radical ovarian cancer debulking
  • Intraperitoneal chemotherapy

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.

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

English

Dr. Bell is a graduate of Augustana College in Sioux Falls and received her medical degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. She completed her OB/GYN internship and residency in Chicago and completed her fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Dr. Bell is an Associate Professor at USD School of Medicine. In December 2010 Dr. Maria Bell was named Chief Medical Officer for Sanford Development and Research. Dr. Bell has been involved in clinical research with cervical and ovarian cancers and has been published on a variety of topics dealing with cancer and cancer research. In this new role she will facilitate clinical and translational research for both the Sioux Falls and Fargo campuses. This is a part-time position. Dr. Bell will continue to see gynecologic oncology patients.

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

Additional Practice Locations

Sanford Gynecologic Oncology Clinic

1309 W 17th Street
Suite 102
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

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Hours:

M–F:

Phone

(605) 312-3250

Fax

(605) 312-3251

Vivaz Medical Spa

5019 S Western Avenue
Suite 130
Sioux Falls, SD 57108

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Hours:

M–W, F:
Th:
Sa:

Phone

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

Fax

(605) 328-9771

Sanford Obstetrics & Gynecology

414 N Seventh Street
Bismarck, ND 58501

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Hours:

M–F:

Phone

(701) 323-5870

Fax

(701) 323-5869

Sanford Broadway Clinic

801 Broadway N
Fargo, ND 58102

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Hours:

M–F:

Phone

(701) 234-2000