Provider Profile

Saint Luke’s Care Member

Provider Profile

Amanda Megan Bell, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Call to make an appointment 816-880-2600


Medical School
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Internal Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
Endocrinology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Subspecialty in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Clinical Interests

  • transgender hormonal therapy
  • diabetes
  • hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism
  • insulin pumps
  • thyroid cancer


Dr. Amanda Bell joined Saint Luke's Medical Group in August 2011 after practicing medicine for 10 years on active duty with the US Army. She is a Kansas City native and graduated from Park Hill High School. She attended both undergraduate and medical school at Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her internal medicine residency and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C.

Dr. Bell is board certified in both internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. She serves as a delegate to the American Medical Association House of Delegates, representing The Endocrine Society. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and 2 daughters.

Accepted Insurances

  • Aetna Better Health/KanCare (KS Medicaid)
  • Aetna Choice POS II Aexcel Local
  • Aetna Choice POS II Local
  • Aetna Elect Choice POS
  • Aetna Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan HMO
  • Aetna First Health Network (excluding limited benefit plans)
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Local
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS
  • Aetna Medicare Plan (Medicare Advantage HMO, PPO)
  • Aetna Missouri Preferred
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select HMO
  • Aetna Select Local HMO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators (ASA) HMO, POS, PPO
  • Aetna UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust (Medicare Advantage HMO, PPO)
  • Aetna Workers Comp
  • Aetna/Coventry Advantra Freedom Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna/Coventry Advantra Freedom Plus Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna/Coventry Advantra Total Care Medicare Advantage PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas (call provider)
  • BCBS of Kansas Blue Choice Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas City Blue Select Plus (UCMO and City of KCMO)
  • BCBS of Kansas City Federal PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network Select PPO
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care Blue
  • BCBS of Kansas City Traditional
  • BCBS of Kansas Federal
  • BCBS of Kansas Traditional
  • BCBS of Michigan Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue KC Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue KC Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Century Health Solutions (PPO)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna National POS Open Access
  • Cigna OAP
  • Cigna PPO
  • CompResults/CompAlliance (WC) PPO
  • Health Choice of Northwest Missouri (PPO)
  • Home State Health Plan Missouri Medicaid (Missouri practices)
  • Humana Choice PPO - Medicare Advantage
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana Community HMO - Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Gold Choice Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO SNP - Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Kansas City PPOx
  • Humana National POS-Open Access Plans
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana SmartExpress PPO
  • Humana SmartNet PPO
  • Humana SmartSuite PPO
  • HumanaOne PPO
  • Integrated Health Plan PPO
  • Kansas Medicaid
  • Medica Connect
  • Medica Select
  • Medicare
  • Missouri Care Health Plan - Missouri Medicaid (MO practices only)
  • MultiPlan/PCHS (PPO)
  • Occupational Health Management PPO (WC)
  • OHARA Managed Care (WC)
  • Private Healthcare Systems PPO
  • ProviDRs Care Network PPO (formerly WPPA)
  • Sunflower State Health Plan Kansas Medicaid (Kansas practices)
  • Triwest Veterans Affairs Patient Centered Community Care
  • United Healthcare - All Savers Insurance Company POS
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan (KS Practices, KanCare, Kansas Medicaid)
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan (MO practices, Missouri Medicaid)
  • United Healthcare - Definity Health Reimbursement Account POS
  • United Healthcare - Definity Health Savings Account POS
  • United Healthcare - Golden Rule HMO (HMO & PPO)
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Managed Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select HMO
  • United Healthcare - Select Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - United Health One (Short Term Medical)
  • UnitedHealthcare - AARP Medicare Complete Choice PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare - AARP Medicare Complete PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Dual Complete SNP PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Medicare Complete PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Medicare Gold SNP PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare - Medicare Silver SNP PPO


AM Bell, SJ Fonda, MS Walker, V Schmidt, RA Vigersky.  Mobile Phone-Based Video Messages for Diabetes Self-Care Support. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 2012, 6;2:310

"Hyperthyroidism” in McDermott M, ed.  Endocrine Secrets. 5th ed.  2009

AM Bell, SD Nathan, AF Shorr, SD Barnett, DL Helman. The Effect of Interferon Alone vs Interferon plus Corticosteroids in patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Chest 2003, 124;4(S):117S

Podium presentations:
"Retrospective Review Evaluating the Rating of Thyroid FNA Cellular Content Adequacy by Endocrinologists and Pathologists”  Army ACP Meeting, Alexandria, VA: November 2006

Poster presentations:
"Retrospective Review Evaluating the Rating of Thyroid FNA Cellular Content Adequacy by Endocrinologists and Pathologists” Endocrine Society Meeting: June 2007

"Thyroid Nodule Fine Needle Aspiration: Determinants of Insufficiency and Malignancy” at the Endocrine Society Meeting: June 2008

On Staff At

  • Saint Luke's East Hospital
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital–Smithville