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Scott Bissell, MD

96.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 374 ratings

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4.81
Based on 374 ratings
5 stars (316)
84.5%
4 stars (48)
12.8%
3 stars (7)
1.9%
2 stars (3)
0.8%
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 (259)

Office Visit / Follow-up

Have no complaints.

Virtual Visit / Telemedicine

Dr. Bissell is very smart and brings me to that next level of understanding of what is going on with me, and effectively treats me.

New Patient Visit

Honest professional opinion.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Offered some alternative treatment to hopefully hasten condition.

New Patient Visit

Both PA Alaina & Dr. Bissell spent time getting to know my history and were very helpful with treatment suggestions. Very organized and set up follow-on treatments without having to wait for a long time for them, thank you!

Office Visit / Follow-up

Quick, went well.

Treatment / Procedure

The office is taking proper precautions for the Coronavirus. Both Dr. Bissell & Crystal were informative about the procedure, professional, & friendly. I felt like I was in good hands. It didn't hurt!

New Patient Visit

Got me the MRI.

Treatment / Procedure

The staff is always so attentive and courteous. Especially Jeanie. Dr. Bissell was great as always and the injection was virtually pain free. [Single best thing is...] The friendly and courteous staff,.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Bissell listened to my concerns and gave me different options. We discussed each option & then chose one together.

New Patient Visit

I felt I received an honest assessment of my injury and what my next steps are. No surgery needed at this time but I have my file at the office. If the injury becomes worst, he left an open door to reach out to him.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Great service

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Repair

Dr. Bissell answered all my questions. He is excellent at explaining process and goes above and beyond to make sure communication is clear. I didn't feel rushed at all. He's an excellent doctor.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Nice office visit.

Treatment / Procedure

Dr. Bissell listens to your concerns, explains options well.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Through explanation of what was going on.

Walk-In / Urgent Care

Urgent Care was technically closed due to Covid. I was in a lot of uncomfortable pain and drove to urgent care. When they saw I was already a patient, they worked me into Dr. Bissell's schedule quite quickly. I was so thankful! He gave me a cortisone shot and I am pain free. Thank you to the Doc and all the staff at Advanced!! [Single best thing is...] Pain free.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Staff was very professional. Dr. Bissell explained all of my options prior to deciding on surgery.

Treatment / Procedure

Dr. Scott Bissle was terrific, could not have asked for a better surgeon, Taylor Kelley also very nice. Never felt like a number, treated me like a real human, never felt rushed. This truly was a great experience. Everyone and everything, very professional, Crystal was great, all questions answered, called her a few times. Paper work for disability pay sent immediately. Everyone that works here should be proud of the great work they do. Many thanks!!

Office Visit / Follow-up

Doctor always listens to any comments or complaints and offers his advice.