Department of Biology


Friday, October 19, 2018

Leadership Announcement

It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Dr. Donnie Bell as Deputy Chief Medical Officer for NYC Health + Hospitals.

Dr. Bell is a summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, with a BS in Biology. He subsequently completed his medical school training at Harvard Medical School, followed by a Radiology residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He completed his Neuroendovascular fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital and was a visiting fellow at Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Bell is currently the Director of Neuroendovascular Interventional Radiology at NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County and Assistant Professor of Radiology at SUNY Downstate.

He has been instrumental in leading the system wide planning and preparation for the newly developed certification process for New York State Department of Health's Stroke Center designation. As Deputy CMO for the NYC Health + Hospitals system, Dr. Bell will support the CMO office in its oversight of credentialing, medical education, development and implementation of clinical service plans, growth initiatives and quality agendas. He will continue in his role as director of neuroendovacular IR at NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County.

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Bell to his new role within NYC Health + Hospitals.

Machelle Allen, MD
Senior Vice President
Chief Medical Officer