Lauren Noto Bell, DO | PCOM Osteopathic Medicine Faculty
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Associate Professor
Residency Program Director, Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Dr. Lauren Noto Bell is an associate professor, clinician, and faculty member in the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM). She is actively involved in the education and mentorship of osteopathic medical students and residents, and she teaches OMM internationally through the Deutsch-Amerikanische Akademie für Osteopathie (DAAO), to physicians in Europe.

Dr. Noto Bell is the Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (ONMM) residency Program Director as well as the Director of Osteopathic Education for all residency programs at PCOM. Her primary clinical specialty is Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.

Board Certifications

  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  • Family Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
  • Pain Medicine


  • Post-residency Fellowship: Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Christiana Care Health System
  • Medical School: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), PCOM
  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Colgate University


  • Osteopathic Principles and Practice
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment weekly lab didactics


Hoffman, P., Belogorodsky, D., Noto-Bell, L. “Single Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Session Eliminates Percutaneous Coronary Intervention-Induced Upper Thoracic Pain in Elderly Male.“ AAO Journal (2021) 31 (3): 5–8.

Noto-Bell, L. Contributor. “The Role of OMT in Chronic Pain.” Academic Minute. Feb 5, 2020.

Noto-Bell L., Vogel B.N., Senn D.E. “Effects of Post-Isometric Relaxation on Ankle Plantarflexion and Timed Flutter Kick in Pediatric Competitive Swimmers.“ The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 2019. 119(9): 569-577.

Barnes P.L., Laboy F., Noto-Bell L., Nelson J., Ferencz V., Nicholas A., Kuchera M.L., “A Comparative Study of Cervical Hysteresis Characteristics After Various Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) Modalities.“ Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. 2013. Volume 17. Issue 1: 89-94.


  • City Avenue Physicians Award (2010), presented to the residents who demonstrate a strong dedication to teaching and serving the Philadelphia area community.
  • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, OPP Item - Writer of the Year (2017 and 2019).


  • American Academy of Osteopathy
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physician Society