Dr. Carl Nissen, MD

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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 58

399 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT 06032
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Connecticut Children's Medical Center
282 Washington St
Hartford, CT 06106

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Elite Sports Medicine
Elite Sports Medicine
399 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT 06032
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282 Washington St
Hartford, CT 06106
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    Dr. Nissen's Experience

    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL Surgery
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
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    • Knee Surgery
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tommy John Surgery
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Connecticut.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Connecticut School Of Med
    Complete in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nissen & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Nissen's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.9
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    4.9 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nissen to family and friends

    4.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    Dr. Nissen's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    11 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    11 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    10 responses

    Experience with Dr. Nissen

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Elite Sports Medicine
    399 Farmington Ave
    Farmington, CT 06032
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    Connecticut Childrens Medical Center
    282 Washington St
    Hartford, CT 06106
    (860) 545-9100 (Office)
    (860) 545-9095 (Fax)
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