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Dr. James Kent, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. Kent

East Texas Foot and Ankle Centers, Tyler, TX

6603 Oak Hill Blvd Tyler, TX 75703

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(903) 939-3668

Dr. James Kent, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Des Moines University / College Of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in 2007 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, wound & burn care, and more.

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Dr. Kent accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage Plus HMO
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Kent's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Plantar Fasciitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kent treats Plantar Fasciitis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kent treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Foot Conditions
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kent treats Foot Conditions more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kent treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Nail Avulsion and Excision
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kent performs Nail Avulsion and Excision more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kent performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kent's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bursitis
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Heel Spur
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tendon Repair
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wound Care and Management

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What People Say About Dr. James Kent, DPM
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Can’t say enough about dr. Kent and his entire staff.........he has corrected problems with my feet and toes that I have suffered with for years.........never imagined that I would look forward to a visit to the doctor.....My highest recommendation
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What a great doctor and even better surgeon. He performs surgery in his office and has great results.
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About Me

East Texas Foot & Ankle Centers welcomes you as a patient to our podiatry practice located in Tyler, Texas. We look forward to serving you as the health care provider for foot and ankle care and we want you to feel comfortable in our office. Plea...


  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Wound & Burn Care


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Des Moines University / College Of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Medical School
University Of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Undergraduate School
Texas A&M University / Main Campus
Undergraduate School

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88% Patient experience rating, 19% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2017)

84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)