Desmond Bell, DPM, CWS

Desmond Bell, DPM, CWS

Limb Salvage & Lower Extremity Wound Care

Dr. Desmond Bell is the Founder and President of “The Save A Leg, Save A Life” Foundation, a multi-disciplinary non-profit organization dedicated to the reduction in lower extremity amputations and improving wound healing outcomes through evidence based methodology and community outreach.

He is a Board Certified Wound Specialist (CWS)-(American Board of Wound Management), and a Fellow of the American College of Certified Wound Specialists.   He presently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Wound Management.

Dr. Bell was the founder of the Limb Salvage Institute and Wound Care on Wheels, LLC a service that provided wound care to patients in the hospital, home and long term care settings.

Dr. Bell is a graduate of Tulane University and the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine.

He is a frequent lecturer and author on the subject of wound care, peripheral arterial disease and diabetes, and is an editorial Board Member of “Today’s Wound Clinic”, as well as being a regular contributor to “Podiatry Today”.

Dr. Bell was awarded the Frist Humanitarian Award by Specialty Hospital Jacksonville for 2009.

He has been in private practice in Jacksonville, Florida since 1997 and is on staff at Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville, St. Vincent’s Southside and Specialty Hospital of Jacksonville. Dr. Bell served on the Medical Executive Committee at Specialty Hospital and is active in the Wound Management program there.

He is a member of the Speaker’s Bureau of Organogenesis and serves as a consultant with Organogenesis, 3M, Healiance and DermaSciences.

Dr. Bell’s websites:

Board Certifications:

American Board of Wound Management

Insurance Recognition:

Blue Cross Blue Shield | Blue Distinction



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