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Carl Wilson Nissen, MD


Hartford Hospital


Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified < Accepting new patients for this specialty
Sports Medicine, Board Certified < Accepting new patients for this specialty

Areas of Interest

Adolescent Sports Medicine, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction, Elbow Injuries, Hip Problems, Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD), Overhead Injuries, Shoulder Injuries, Tommy John Evaluation, Tommy John Surgery, Young Adult Sports Medicine

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Medical School

  • University of CT School of Medicine 1990 MD


  • University of CT School of Medicine 1995, Orthopedics


  • Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center 1996, Pediatric Sports Medicine


  • Princeton University 1980, Economics

Faculty Appointments

University of CT School of Medicine, Orthopedics, Professor

Insurance Accepted*

Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Harvard Pilgrim, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, HMC/ Northeast Healthcare, Medspan Commercial, Medspan Medicare, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

*This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.

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