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Scott Bissell, MD

96.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 598 ratings

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4.81
Based on 598 ratings
5 stars (505)
84.4%
4 stars (79)
13.2%
3 stars (8)
1.3%
2 stars (5)
0.8%
1 star (1)
0.2%
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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 (405)

Treatment / Procedure

Dr. Bissel is always excellent and knowledgeable - both my husband and I are comfortable and confident with his services. He also is very accommodating in providing enough time to discuss our issues comprehensively.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Very informative and made me feel better

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr provided lots of information, listened to us and answered all our questions. He was very nice and easy to talk to.

New Patient Visit

Dr took the time to explain everything and had a great bedside manner.

Office Visit / Follow-up

I felt like he listened and responded to my needs

Office Visit / Follow-up

Friendly and informative. Knowledge of the situation and explained things in detail

Treatment / Procedure

Dr. Bissell took the time to explain the surgical process, showing me the 3D imaging and answered all of my questions. He has a calm, reassuring demeanor. I have confidence in him.

New Patient Visit

The doctor took time to look at the MRI images while I was in the room and shared his observations. He also assessed the range of motion and strength of the shoulder. He diagnosed the problem, and provided options for treatment.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Kind professional care

New Patient Visit

I was pleased with my first visit with Dr. Bissell. He was very pleasant and listened to all of my concerns. I left feeling much better and felt reassured that he will take good care of me.

Treatment / Procedure

Dr and staff explained procedure clearly

Treatment / Procedure

Staff very attentive and on point. Doctor showed compassion and really cared. Made my son feel very comfortable.

Treatment / Procedure

Knowledge of my situation

Rotator Cuff Repair

Professional, informative, positive information clearly communicated.

Knee Replacement

Plan was to be golfing in 8 weeks and it worked!

Office Visit / Follow-up

It is a tough time for office staff and yet, all were responsive and kind. I had many questions and all were answered without a hint of impatience. They explained process of referral thoroughly. Although it is typical to obtain XRAYS prior to seeing provider, the medical technicians listened to and honored my request to delay until after I spoke with Provider. They exhibited understanding and professionalism. I greatly appreciated it.

Treatment / Procedure

Very professional and explained all the options.

Knee Surgery

The entire experience with the MD and office staff was extremely professional and pleasant.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr Bissel answered my question and gave good advice.

New Patient Visit

Have a plan to diagnose my issue.