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Desmond Bell, DPM

Wound Care

First Coast Cardiovascular Institute

7011 AC Skinner Pkwy, Suite 160
Jacksonville, FL 32256

About Desmond Bell

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. 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.


Medical School
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Delaware Valley Medical Center

Certifications & Memberships

Board Certified Wound Specialist (CWS)-(American Board of Wound Management)



Languages Spoken



Wound Care

Office Locations

First Coast Cardiovascular Institute
7011 AC Skinner Pkwy
Suite 160
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone: (904) 493-3333
Fax: (904) 493-2222

Office Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday

Additional Locations

Southside Office

Outpatient Catheterization & Sleep Labs
7011 AC Skinner Parkway, Ste 160 Jacksonville, FL
Phone: 32256
Fax: Phone: (904) 493-3333
Fax: (904) 493-2222

Mandarin Office

9759 San Jose Boulevard, Ste 2
Jacksonville, FL 32257
Phone: Phone: (904) 493-3333
Fax: Fax: (904) 493-2222

Fleming Island Office & Sleep Lab

1681 Eagle Harbor Parkway East, Ste B
Fleming Island, FL 32003
Phone: Phone: (904) 644-0092
Fax: Fax: (904) 644-0099

St. Augustine Office

665 State Road 207
St. Augustine, FL 32080
Phone: Phone: (904) 436-6420
Fax: Fax: (904) 436-6424

Palatka Office

205 Zeagler Drive
Palatka, FL 32177
Phone: Phone: (386) 325-2836