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Scott Bissell, MD

96.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 513 ratings

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4.82
Based on 513 ratings
5 stars (437)
85.2%
4 stars (64)
12.5%
3 stars (7)
1.4%
2 stars (5)
1.0%
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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35 Jolley Drive, Suite 301 Bloomfield, CT 06001


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Scott Bissell, MD Reviews (343)

Hip Replacement

Office was beautiful and staff very kind and professional.

Office Visit / Follow-up

I saw the doctor on time. He took the time to answer all my questions.

Office Visit / Follow-up

I love Dr. Bissell. Period. He has a very honest "bedside manner", a sense of humor, and tells it like it is. I will highly recommend him to friends and family.

New Patient Visit

Thorough discussion of x-ray results and options for care.

New Patient Visit

The office was able to schedule me as a new patient to see Dr. Bissell within a week of my initial phone call. My wait was very short before being sent for x-rays a few suites down. Upon returning to the main office I was seen almost immediately by Dr. Bissell. He reviewed my x-rays then my areas of pain, upon which he explained why I was experiencing pain and various paths to alleviate my pain. He was professional, personal, and very easy to talk to and understand his diagnosis.

Virtual Visit / Telemedicine

Took the time to answer all my questions.

Office Visit / Follow-up

As usual Dr. Bissell, gives me clear answers and suggestion on how to better my injury.

Virtual Visit / Telemedicine

He is an excellent physician.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Bissell is very competent. He explains things well and has patience with his patients.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Vey professional competent care.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Scott explained the results of my MRI clearly and understandably. We went over my options going forward for further treatment and monitoring of my situation.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Everybody there is very nice. Didn't have to wait long to see doctor. Was told everything is looking great.

New Patient Visit

Very professional and answered all of my questions.

Office Visit / Follow-up

The appointment was on time. Everyone was friendly and professional.

Rotator Cuff Repair

[Highly satisfied] Because the staff are very nice.

Office Visit / Follow-up

4th time not verifying comp auth prior to visit causing large delays. Doctor forgot my previous diagnosis on visit and questioning my symptoms because he did not remember or read through notes.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Bissell showed me the x-ray and explained everything very thoroughly.

New Patient Visit

Showed and explained x-rays.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Very thorough explanation of MRI and chooses for how to relieve the pain. Very nice staff.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Great doctor. Explained everything.