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Specializing in sports medicine, and shoulder and knee surgery, orthopedic surgeon Jay A. Kimmel, MD Specializing in sports medicine, and shoulder and knee surgery, orthopedic surgeon Jay A. Kimmel, MD

Jay A. Kimmel, MD

Specializing in sports medicine, and shoulder and knee surgery, orthopedic surgeon Jay A. Kimmel, MD

Dr. Jay Kimmel is an orthopedic surgeon with the Greater Hartford Orthopedic Group. He is an attending at St. Francis Hospital and Johnson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Kimmel attended the Cornell University in New York and then the University of Rochester where he earned his doctorate of medicine. He completed his orthopedic residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center where he trained with some of the pioneers in shoulder surgery. He then went on to do a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Temple University Center for Sports Medicine in Philadelphia where he partcipated in the care of the Temple athletes.

Dr. Kimmel specializes in Sports Medicine with emphasis on shoulder and knee injuries. He is a member of the exclusive American Academy of Sports Medicine, whose members have demonstrated by their training and practice a thorough knowledge and commitment to sports medicine. Dr. Kimmel enjoys teaching and is actively involved in teaching in both the Department of Family Medicine residency at St. Francis Hospital and the orthopedic residency program at the University of Connecticut.

He lives with his wife and two daughters in Longmeadow, MA. In his spare time, he continues to work on his tennis game.

Orthopedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Shoulder and Knee Surgery


American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1994 Recertified, 2005


BA, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Cum Laude, Distinction in all subjects, 1981

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1986

Internship, University of Rochester, NY, 1986
Residency, University of Rochester, Department of Surgery, Rochester, NY, 1987
Residency, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery, New York, NY, 1990

Fellowship, Temple University, Center for Sports Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1991

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society
Cornell University Deans List

Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, 2000 – present

Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Connecticut, 1995 - present

Associate Attending Staff, St. Francis Hospital Medical and Dental Staff in the Department of Orthopedics, Hartford, CT, 1993 – present

Active Associate Staff, Johnson Memorial Hospital, Stafford Springs, CT, 1991 – present, Johnson Surgery Center, Enfield, CT, 1991 – present

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Orthopedic Society & Sports Medicine Connecticut State Medical Society
Connecticut State Medical Society, Orthopedic Section
Department of Orthopedic Surgery at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center
St. Francis Physicians Health Organization
Tolland County Medical Association
UConn Health Center Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Enfield High School
Enrico Fermi High School
Suffield Academy