Jay A. Kimmel, M.D.


Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Greater Hartford Orthopedic Group, P.C.
113 Elm Street, Suite 302

Enfield, CT 06082
Phone: 860.253.0276
Fax: 860.547.1554

506 Cromwell Avenue, Suite 102

Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Phone: 860.728.6740
Fax: 860.547.1554

1000 Asylum Avenue, Suite 2126

Hartford, CT 06105
Phone: 860.728.6740
Fax: 860.547.1554

Clinical Interests:
  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic knee surgery
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery

Dr. Jay Kimmel is an orthopedic surgeon with the Greater Hartford Orthopedic Group. He is an attending at St. Francis Hospital and Johnson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Kimmel attended the Cornell University in New York and then the University of Rochester where he earned his doctorate of medicine. He completed his orthopedic residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and then a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Temple University Center for Sports Medicine in Philadelphia. Dr. Kimmel specializes in Sports Medicine with emphasis on shoulder and knee injuries.He is actively involved in the teaching program at St Francis in both the department of orthopaedic surgery and family practice. He is assisted in his practice by Elizabeth McAvoy PA. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Longmeadow, MA. In his spare time, he continues to work on his tennis game.


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder and Knee Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1994 Recertified, 2005
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Subspecialty Certificate in Sports Medicine 2011
  • Connecticut
    • BA, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Cum Laude, Distinction in all subjects - 1981
    • M.D., University of Rochester, 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
    • Temple University, Center for Sports Medicine, Philadelphia, PA - 1991
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society
  • Cornell University Deans List
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine - 2000-present
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Practice, University of Connecticut School of Medicine - 1995-present
  • Associate Attending Staff, St Francis Hospital and Dental Staff in the Department of Orthopedics, Hartford,CT - 1998-present
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Sports Medicine
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Department of Orthopedics Saint Francis Hospital
  • Saint Francis Physicians Hospital Organization
  • Enfield High School
  • Fermi High School
  • Suffield Academy
  • American International College
Board Status:
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Subspecialty Certificate in Sports Medicine 2011
Web Site: www.ctortho.com
Days/Hours of Operation: 8:30 - 4:30 Mon - Fri
In Practice Since: 1991
Practicing with Saint Francis Since: 1998
Gender: M