Dr. James Dejesus, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery •  Male • Age 61
  
Dr. Dejesus
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Family Footcare, PC

52 Federal Rd Danbury, CT 06810

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Dr. James Dejesus, DPM is a Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery Specialist in Danbury, CT and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Danbury Hospital and Saint Mary's Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Dejesus to book an appointment.


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Dr Dejesus BENT a needle in my foot while ingrown nail proceder and now I have a year of sensitive nail.
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Waterbury, CT – Jun 17, 2019
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He has performed two surgical Procedures for me for two separate issues. The operations were successful. Dr.DeJesus is professional, personable and trustworthy. He cares about his patients.
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
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CT – Jun 03, 2019
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Great Doc. Everyone there was really friendly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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Apr 23, 2018
Thank you. Our goal friendly and exceptional...Read More
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Simple bunionectomy and hammertoe repair surgery failed and two more surgeries from two different surgeons later, life has been hard and painful for past five years. His bedside manner is great, surgical expertise needs help.
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Apr 19, 2018
Even a "simple" bunionectomy or hammertoe repair...Read More
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Easy to talk to listens to concerns, very friendly.
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lUCY in Waterbury, CT – Nov 02, 2016
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I have had various foot issues over the years. Dr. Dejesus is knowledgeable and thorough in diagnosis and treatment. He often provides several options and gives his professional opinion on each.
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Debra in Cheshire, CT – Jun 28, 2016
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Dr DeJesus did surgery on both my bunions years ago and I've never had problems since. He is a very kind doctor.
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Maria in Naugatuck, CT – Apr 19, 2016
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Dr DeJesus is great. I've had different issues over the years and he's taken great care of me and my feet!
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Alex K. in Waterbury, CT – Apr 19, 2016
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He is a wonderful doctor! He is very friendly, knowledgeable, and gentle.
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Anthony Bosley in Winston Salem, NC – Apr 17, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Gentle foot care for all ages.

Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry

Education

1989
West Haven Va Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1987
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
Medical School
1987
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
1982
St. John's University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Connecticut "Top Docs", 2011
  • Connecticut "Top Docs", 2010

Media & Publications

  • Pharmacological Management of the Arthritic Foot and Ankle, April 1999
  • website,

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(203) 792-3668

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Dejesus' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Foot Conditions
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dejesus treats Foot Conditions more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Dejesus treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Bunion
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dejesus treats Bunion more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Dejesus treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Hammer Toe
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dejesus treats Hammer Toe more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Dejesus treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Dejesus' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bunion
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Flat Foot
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Joint Fracture
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Sever's Disease
  • Simple Fractures
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Toe Fractures
  • Wound Care and Management

Locations

Family Footcare, PC

Family Footcare, PC52 Federal Rd Danbury, CT 06810
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 7:00pm
    • Wed: closed
    • Thu: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Family Footcare, PC1183 New Haven Rd Naugatuck, CT 06770
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 7:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 7:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 7:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 7:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Family Footcare, PC77 Main St N Southbury, CT 06488
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  • Hours
    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: 8:30am - 7:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 7:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Danbury Hospital

Danbury, CT

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

Saint Mary's Hospital

Waterbury, CT

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

Waterbury Hospital

Waterbury, CT

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average