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Scott Bissell, MD

96.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 469 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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Scott Bissell, MD Reviews (318)

Office Visit / Follow-up

Easily get appointments,convenient location,excellent and careful doctor,competent staff and nice reception area. Highly recommended healthcare facility.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Bissell is great. He always explains things clearly and seems genuinely interested in his patients well being.

Treatment / Procedure

results have been great!

Office Visit / Follow-up

I had a great outcome from my surgery. Little pain and now I have good range of motion back.

Treatment / Procedure

Amazing team of nurses and healthcare professionals that made surgery better every step of the way.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Great doctor.

Treatment / Procedure

I have seen Dr. Bissell on a number of occasions and have been very pleased each visit.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr' Bissell is always pleasant and clearly care about his patients. He explains things in detail and in terms one can understand. Professional AND personable!

New Patient Visit

Dr. Bissell was professional, listened to what I had to say, and offered options to my problem. I came in for a second opinion and decided that I would switch to have him as my physician.

New Patient Visit

I was fully informed about my problem, and what my options are, I feel comfortable nothing was forced on me.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Bissell always listens and explains all procedures and x-ray results.

Hip Arthroscopy

Have been extremely pleased with the level of care provided by Dr. Bissell and his PA. Each and every time they have taken the time to answer any questions I may have.

New Patient Visit

Dr. Bissell explains things in in easy terms.

Rotator Cuff Repair

Very minimal pain after surgery.


New Patient Visit

Excellent attention to my concerns to work out best next steps.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Bissell is always a productive appointment. I've said this and will say again, he truly has my well being as a focus. His care has helped me immensely, I'm continuing to get my hand back in action.

New Patient Visit

Dr. Bissell explained the x-ray in detail and also provided great guidance on how to manage my ankle injury for now.

Virtual Visit / Telemedicine

Dr. Bissell was very familiar with my history. Treatment options were discussed and a decision made. I was able to have a \"virtual appointment\" within 2 days of my request and I did not have to drive to Bloomfield.

New Patient Visit

Dr. Bissell was very thorough in his evaluation and explained all my present options.