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Scott Bissell, MD

95.8% Patient Satisfaction based on 333 ratings

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4.79
Based on 333 ratings
5 stars (277)
83.2%
4 stars (46)
13.8%
3 stars (7)
2.1%
2 stars (3)
0.9%
1 star (0)
0.0%
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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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Scott Bissell, MD Reviews (231)

Rotator Cuff Repair

The medical staff were very respectful and helpful.

New Patient Visit

Dr. Bissell seemed incredibly knowledgeable and straightforward.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. B listened carefully to me and we both agreed surgery was the next step. He was kind and caring, and I trust him to repair my shoulder.

Treatment / Procedure

Dr Bissell and staff were personable, friendly and professional as well as on time. [Single best thing is...] Hearing Dr Bissell and Dr Krueger had conversed about my issues and what approaches to treatment to take.

Rotator Cuff Repair

Very much appreciated the safety measures due to COVID19. Front office staff and clinical coordinator were wonderful. Dr. Bissell listened to a few concerns of mine and put my mind ease. All my questions were answered, reviewed my current regimen. Happy with my progress and with Dr. Bissell. I am feeling better!

Office Visit / Follow-up

I felt he took the time to talk with me about my issues and take some action to alleviate the condition.

Rotator Cuff Repair

[Highly satisfied with] Care of medical staff and doctor. [Single best thing is...] Finally getting shoulder pain taken care of after almost a year of treatment, PT and injections.

Treatment / Procedure

You get in to see the doctor at your appointment time. The doctor is understanding of your needs.

New Patient Visit

On time. Pleasant staff. Attentive to my problem. Treatment worked.

New Patient Visit

Yes [satisfied], but wish they had the brace in stock. [Single best thing is...] Crystal and Dr. Bissell.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Because the Dr and his staff were very helpful and nice.

Treatment / Procedure

Procedure (Knee injection) was quick and easy. No issues. I got some immediate pain relief.

Virtual Visit / Telemedicine

Dr Bissell is kind and a good listener.

Office Visit / Follow-up

It was actually a zoom call. And the office made sure we had the necessary apps downloaded. They also made sure we stayed in contact, and they were right on time with the call.

Treatment / Procedure

Dr. Bissell took the time to not only perform the treatment carefully but also answered my multiple questions thoroughly. The Treatment Works!

Treatment / Procedure

[Highly satisfied because of] courtesy and thoroughness of all staff.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Bissell is always on time, courteous, and very professional.

Ligament / Tendon Repair

Provider was very informative and took time to answer all my questions.

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Repair

Really good support. Great mobility.

Virtual Visit / Telemedicine

Dr. Bissell is Kind and patient and always explains all of the options available.