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Scott Bissell, MD

96% Patient Satisfaction based on 551 ratings

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4.80
Based on 551 ratings
5 stars (464)
84.2%
4 stars (73)
13.2%
3 stars (8)
1.5%
2 stars (5)
0.9%
1 star (1)
0.2%
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About Scott Bissell:

Dr. Bissell is a specialist in orthopedic sports medicine with a specialty focus on arthroscopic and open surgery of the Shoulder, Elbow, Hip, and Knee. He is a member of the Connecticut Sports Medicine Institute (CMSI) at St. Francis and performs joint replacements at the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute (CJRI) at St. Francis.

He is a specialist in performing rotator cuff repairs, shoulder instability surgery, knee ACL reconstructions, patellar instability surgery, and meniscus repairs. He frequently sees patients for second opinions. He has a specialty interest in treating clavicle fractures.

Dr. Bissell cares for a wide variety of injuries including:

  • Shoulder instability
  • Knee ligament injuries
  • Elbow ligament and tendon injuries
  • Arthritis and joint replacement
  • Neck and back injuries/sprains/strains


He looks to provide you with the information and tools with which to make the best decisions you can for your orthopedic needs. He works closely with other medical specialists and physical therapists to provide a comprehensive approach to your care.

Dr. Scott Bissell attended Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, graduating summa cum laude. He received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, CT. He then went on to complete his internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY.

He completed a fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine at the world renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, CA. During his fellowship at Kerlan-Jobe, he had the opportunity to work as an Assistant Team Physician for many of Southern California’s professional sports teams including MLB (Dodgers and Angels), MLS (LA Galaxy), NBA (Los Angeles Lakers), WNBA (Los Angeles Sparks), NHL (LA Kings, Anaheim Ducks). While in fellowship, Dr. Bissell gained particular expertise in the evaluation and treatment of injuries in high-level throwing athletes.

Dr. Bissell is the official team physician for several Connecticut schools, including: Bloomfield High, Windsor High, and Suffield High; as well as being one of the official team physicians for Hartford Athletics.

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35 Jolley Drive, Suite 301 Bloomfield, CT 06001


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Scott Bissell, MD Reviews (371)

Rotator Cuff Repair

It was fast, to the point, and he was good at making sure he answered questions and confirmed understanding.

Treatment / Procedure

Dr. Bissell is very professional and is very knowledgeable. He is very patient with all of my questions and concerns. Every thing that he has done so far has helped me with my hip and knee.

New Patient Visit

[Satisfied?] Yes.

Treatment / Procedure

Dr. Bissell is professional and kind. He took the time to explain what he was doing during my hip injection. I barely felt a thing!

Office Visit / Follow-up

I told Dr. Bissell the areas I was suffering from his plan of medical relief was superb!

Office Visit / Follow-up

Was good.

New Patient Visit

Dr. Bissel was very nice to listen to my concerns after my initial assessment.

New Patient Visit

[Satisfied because the] Wait time was minimal and the doctor was willing to listen.

Treatment / Procedure

Dr. Bissell was very straightforward and detailed about my concerns. His encouragement to try the treatment I received is the reason I'm feeling much better today.

Treatment / Procedure

First, it was nice that my husband was able to be in the room with me. Dr. Bissell makes me feel very comfortable with whatever questions I may have.

New Patient Visit

Dr. Bissell had a calming voice which was appreciated since I had no idea what was going to occur. He told me what he was going to do as he was doing it and that was comforting.

Office Visit / Follow-up

The doctor, office manager, Stephanie and Julie who brought me to the room and both X-ray tech are sweet and so compassionate and informative. Very caring staff...

New Patient Visit

[Highly satisfied?] Yes, everyone explained everything to me, Dr. Bissell was great in explaining my procedure.

Office Visit / Follow-up

The doctor was on time very little wait time clean thorough, it was a good experience.

Virtual Visit / Telemedicine

We tried virtual on the phone, didn't work, a little awkward. I would have liked to have done this from my computer. Everything else was fine.

New Patient Visit

I was brought back for X-rays quickly, did not have a long wait, and follow up with Dr. Bissell was thorough, and very helpful. The staff was extremely polite and considerate as well.

Treatment / Procedure

Dr. Bissell listened to my situation and was understanding and compassionate as we brainstormed ideas. I am happy with the plan that we came up with for helping my knee.

Office Visit / Follow-up

All my questions were answered, and the surgeon did not rush me and took his time answering questions.

New Patient Visit

Dr. Bissell was very detailed with my diagnosis and he gave me choices to make concerning my health.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Bissell is professional, pleasant, informative.