FRACS FAOrthA MBChB (Hons) MSc
Dr Bissell is an Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in the surgical treatment of bony and soft tissue hand and wrist conditions.
She has a special interest in complex fractures, sports injuries, dupuytrens, trigger finger and nerve conditions such as carpal tunnel. She also treats general orthopaedic trauma injuries. She is experienced in microsurgical techniques and has taught these skills to other doctors on the University of Sydney microsurgical course.
Dr Bissell graduated with Honours in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Leicester, UK and later completed a Masters in Sports Medicine and Biomechanics from the University of Dundee, UK.
Dr Bissell worked in the NHS and attained Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England before migrating to Sydney in 2010. She commenced her Orthopaedic specialist training in the greater Sydney area as well as spending time rurally in Lismore and Canberra Hospitals. She is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA).
After general orthopaedic training she underwent a formal fellowship in hand and wrist surgery through the Australian Hand Surgery Society. During this time she was privileged to work with a number of highly respected Plastic & Orthopaedic Hand Surgeons.
Today, as a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Association and Australian Hand Surgery Society she is passionate about providing personalised and high quality care to all her patients.
Outside of work she is a proud mum and enjoys running, netball and cross stitch.