Dr. Bissell is originally from Bethesda, MD and graduated from the University of Maryland College Park. He started as a veterinarian in a mixed animal practice in upstate New York but soon switched to small animal medicine on Long Island and New York City. After returning to the Maryland/Virginia area with his wife, he started and owned a small animal veterinary practice in Springfield, VA. Dr. Bissell later transitioned to relief and part-time work with Banfield. After experiencing Banfield's vision in preventive care medicine, Dr. Bissell came to Banfield full-time and joined our Herndon team in January 2017. He lives in Fairfax Station, has 4 children and 2 dogs (Vito, a golden and Bandit, a poodle). In his free time, he likes to travel and spend time with his children and grandchildren.