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Jay A. Kimmel, MD

94% Patient Satisfaction based on 302 ratings

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4.70
Based on 302 ratings
5 stars (229)
75.8%
4 stars (60)
19.9%
3 stars (9)
3.0%
2 stars (3)
1.0%
1 star (1)
0.3%
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About Jay A. Kimmel:

Dr. Jay Kimmel is an orthopedic surgeon with Advanced Orthopedics New England, and the Co-Director of the Connecticut Sports Medicine Institute. He is an attending at St. Francis Hospital and Johnson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Kimmel attended Cornell University in New York and then the University of Rochester where he earned his doctorate in medicine. He completed his orthopedic residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center where he trained with some of the pioneers in shoulder surgery. He then went on to do a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Temple University Center for Sports Medicine in Philadelphia where he participated in the care of the Temple athletes.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and is Board-certified in Orthopedic surgery. He recently re-certified in 2013. Dr. Kimmel specializes in Sports Medicine with emphasis on shoulder and knee injuries. He is a member of the exclusive American Academy of Sports Medicine, whose members have demonstrated by their training and practice a thorough knowledge and commitment to sports medicine. Dr. Kimmel has earned the Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopedic Sports medicine given by the American Board of Orthopedic surgery.

Dr. Kimmel is the co-director of the Connecticut Sports Medicine Institute (CSMI) at St Francis hospital. He is actively involved in the development of this Institute. CSMI will bring the principles of sports medicine to the local community.

He is the team physician for several schools, including: Enfield High, Stafford Springs High and Suffield Academy. He is also the team physician and orthopedic surgeon for Bay Path University, and the American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Dr. Kimmel enjoys teaching and is actively involved in teaching in both the Department of Family Medicine residency program at St. Francis Hospital and the orthopedic residency program at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Kimmel’s excellence in teaching was recently recognized by St. Francis Hospital as he was selected as a St. Francis Faculty Fellow.

He has been a pioneer in the use of ultrasound in the orthopedic office setting to guide injections. He is one of the few orthopedic surgeons in this area who has passed the American Registry for Diagnostic Ultrasound Examination and is Certified in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. He is a member of the American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine.

His team includes Alaina Miele, PA-C, who assists Dr. Kimmel in the operating room and in the office. Dr. Kimmel and Alaina see patients in our Enfield and Rocky Hill offices.

He lives with his wife and two daughters in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. In his spare time, he continues to work on his tennis game.

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Jay A. Kimmel, MD Reviews (208)

Office Visit / Follow-up

Appointment was on time. Dr. Kimmel was very pleasant and went over various treatment options with me.

New Patient Visit

Making appointment was easy and quick. Sign in was easy and quick. Treatment was competent.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr Kimmel is always helpful

Office Visit / Follow-up

Diagnosis worked out as planned

New Patient Visit

Dr. Kimmel treated our parent for knee pain. She is elderly, normally active, was in pain and not fluent in English. He was both kind and direct, offered sound clinical recommendations based on her age, activity level and desired outcome. Provided xray, evaluation and cortisone shot in single appointment. She was very pleased.

Treatment / Procedure

I got a gel shot in my knee And it still hurts

Treatment / Procedure

1st visit, evaluated me and showed me the exercises I need to do.

Office Visit / Follow-up

very helpfull with bad shoulder.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr Kimmel was very professional. He asked questions and explained the options available to me.

Treatment / Procedure

Crystal did an amazing job of coordinating with the insurance companies to obtain the Synvic injections for my knees. It took several weeks of her persistent to get this finally approved. She never gave up and I'm extremely grateful to her.

Treatment / Procedure

Easy check in. Clean. Everyone masked up. Short wait to see Dr

Office Visit / Follow-up

I did not feel rushed. My questions were answered, and my concerns were addressed.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Under 5 minutes waiting room time, few minutes waiting for Dr. Kimmel. Once he came in, he discussed my mri findings and treatment, which is arthroscopy Lt. knee. Procedure and other options were included in discussion with surgery being the best option. His assistant went over details and set me up with my op date.

Office Visit / Follow-up

I'm always highly satisfied with Dr. Kimmel. He just tells me like it is and fixes the problem.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Answered questions and didn't seem to be rushing me.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Helpful and respectful staff at check-in. Dr Kimmel was informative and polite. Answered all my questions and gave me options as far as treatment.

Treatment / Procedure

I feel my arm will recover better than my back is

New Patient Visit

It was fine. Happy to hear surgery not needed.

New Patient Visit

It was an ok visit. Not what I was expecting.

New Patient Visit

Front desk staff were very welcoming and friendly. Was called in within 10 minutes and was seen by both the MA and Doctor quickly. Dr. Kimmel was clear friendly and to the point. Answered all my questions and was on the same page as I.