Dr. Scott Bissell
Dr. Bissell specializes in orthopedic sports medicine focusing 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. As a surgeon, Dr. Bissell specializes 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
- Robotic surgery of the knee
Dr. Bissell looks to provide you with the information and tools 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.
Undergraduate: Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA B.S., Biology 1995
Medical: University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT M.D. 1999
Residency: University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY Orthopaedic Surgery 1999
Fellowship: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic, Los Angeles, CA Orthopedic Sports Medicine 2004-2005
Manchester Memorial Hospital, Manchester, CT
St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT
Connecticut Surgery Center, Hartford, CT
Lighthouse Surgery Center and Mercy Medical Center
University of Connecticut Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery – Clinical Associate, Farmington, CT
University of Connecticut Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Storrs, CT
Connecticut Orthopedic Society
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Clinical Associate Department of Orthopedic Surgery UCONN Medical School
ECHN Excellence in Surgical Care Award 2014
Consulting Physician Hartford Wolfpack (AHL).
Team Physician Windsor High School, Windsor Locks High School, Bloomfield High School, and Suffield High School.
Physician Associate– James Vreeland, PA-C
James Vreeland is a Physician Assistant specialist in Connecticut and Massachusetts. He attended and graduated from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, having over 12 years of experience.
Jim joined Advanced Orthopedics New England in 2022 and is working directly with Dr. Bissell treating orthopedics injuries.James Vreeland