Dr. Jay Kimmel
Dr. Jay Kimmel is an orthopedic surgeon with Advanced Orthopedics New England and the Co-Director of the Connecticut Sports Medicine Institute (CSMI). He is an attending at St. Francis Hospital and Johnson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Kimmel is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and is Board-certified in Orthopedic surgery. He was recently re-certified in 2013. 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. Their members have demonstrated by their training and practice a thorough knowledge and commitment to sports medicine.
Dr. Kimmel is the team physician for several schools, including Enfield High, Stafford Springs High, and Suffield Academy. He is also the team physician and orthopedic surgeon for Bay Path University and the American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts. Dr. Kimmel enjoys teaching and is actively involved in teaching in the Department of Family Medicine residency program at St. Francis Hospital and the orthopedic residency program at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Kimmel’s excellence in teaching was recently recognized and selected by St. Francis Hospital as a St. Francis Faculty Fellow.
He has been a pioneer in the use of ultrasound in the orthopedic office setting to guide injections. He is an orthopedic surgeon in this area who has passed the American Registry for Diagnostic Ultrasound Examination and is Certified in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. He is a member of the American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine.
Physician Associate– Alaina Petracca, PA-C
Undergraduate: BA, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Cum Laude, Distinction in all subjects, 1981
Medical School: University of Rochester Medical School, 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
- American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1994 Recertified, 2005
- ARDMS Certified in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
- 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
- UConn Health Center Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Associate Department of Orthopedic Surgery UCONN Medical School
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
- Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society
- Cornell University Deans List
See Dr. Kimmel interviewed on Better Connecticut, discussing Advanced Orthopedics and his treatment of a sports patient who suffered a significant ACL injury.
Dr. Kimmel on Channel 3’s Better Connecticut