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Scott Bissell, MD

96.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 534 ratings

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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 (356)

New Patient Visit

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

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.

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.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Bissell listened to me describing the issue and history. He did a thorough examination including an x-ray of the problem area, provided initial treatment and prescriptions as well as a follow-up appointment.

Hip Arthroscopy

The office was very organized and the doctor was on time, my questions were answered and the office and the doctor were very nice and respectful.

Office Visit / Follow-up

I was satisfied with the time and patience Dr. Bissell gave me during the appointment.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Bissell listened, answered my questions and made me very comfortable. He sent me to another specialist for advice on my spine. Typical of the service I have always received.

Hip Replacement

Office was beautiful and staff very kind and professional.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Bissell always treats me kindly and with competence and readily answers all my questions and concerns.

Ligament / Tendon Repair

All appointments and information was given in total detail made it easy to have procedure.

Rotator Cuff Repair

The office personnel are ALWAYS polite, cheerful, and seem to be invested in my successful surgery. Doctor is attentive and listens to answers. He provides information in an understandable manner.

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.