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Scott Bissell, MD

95.8% Patient Satisfaction based on 322 ratings

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4.79
Based on 322 ratings
5 stars (268)
83.2%
4 stars (44)
13.7%
3 stars (7)
2.2%
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 (221)

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.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Had doctor Bissell himself, what a relief. He drained my knee with a minimal amount of pain. Felt so much better immediately.

Treatment / Procedure

Good technique on Dr. Bissel's part makes the procedure less painful.

Virtual Visit / Telemedicine

Best one can expect with Covid climate.

Office Visit / Follow-up

[Highly satisfied] Because Dr. Scott B and his staff are wonderful.

Office Visit / Follow-up

My 1st virtual visit with Dr. Bissell went very well. He addressed my concerns as a post-total knee replacement patient and answered all my questions.

Virtual Visit / Telemedicine

Prior to the actual 'visit', the staff was very clear with direction on what to do before the actual visit and on how to access the call. The call itself was clear without any hesitations or lag in voice or movement.

Treatment / Procedure

Staff was very professional. I felt safe being treated during this pandemic.

Office Visit / Follow-up

This was my first experience with a telemedicine appointment. Dr. Bissell was very attentive, caring and encouraging.

Rotator Cuff Repair

Dr. Bissell was on time, explained things well, including the next step in my post-op care, and answered all of my questions. [Single best thing is...] Dr. Bissell's bedside manner and calmness in explaining the surgery and post-op care.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Bissell always takes the time to answer my questions. Dr. Bissell did a great job on my shoulder. Though I'm not lifting yet the shoulder feels good, stiff and sore as one would expect but getting better daily.