Catherine Bell, MD

Catherine J. Bell, M.D., attended the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and received her medical degree in 1982. She went on to do her residency in pediatrics at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa and completed the program in 1985. She was also a Volunteer Clinical Faculty at the IU School of Medicine. Dr. Bell completed her medical training at the University of Iowa Hospital, and has enjoyed practicing pediatrics in Lafayette for over 30 years. She especially enjoys partnering with parents as they care for their children, working together to help their children be well, stay healthy and develop their God-given potential.


    Medical degree, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
    Undergraduate degree, Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa


    Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Board Certifications:

    Board Certified by American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Societies:

    Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics
    Indiana State Medical Society
    Christian Medical Dental Association

Current Academic Appointments:

    Volunteer IU medical school clinical faculty

Practice Emphasis:

    Comprehensive care for infants, children, teens and young adults



    American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow (FAAP)