Dr. James Kent, DPM

PodiatryMaleAge 44

Dr. Kent
Accepting new patients

East Texas Foot & Ankle Ctr

6603 OAK HILL BLVD Tyler, TX 75703

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(903) 939-3668

Dr. James Kent, DPM is a Podiatry Specialist in Tyler, TX and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences medical school in 2007. He is affiliated with medical facilities Baylor Scott and White Texas Spine and Joint Hospital and UT Health North Campus Tyler. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kent to book an appointment.

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

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Nail Avulsion and Excision
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kent performs Nail Avulsion and Excision more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kent performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Hammer Toe
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kent treats Hammer Toe more than 94% of his peers

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

Plantar Fasciitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kent treats Plantar Fasciitis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kent treats this condition more than 92% 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 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 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
  • Tendon Repair
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wound Care and Management

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Dr. Kent accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
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 Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
HealthFirst PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Dr. Kent's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kent

4.6

Based on 10 ratings

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1 Star
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Outstanding visit. Dr. Kent is a thoughtful and open communicator.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Marshall Bouterse – May 14, 2021
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Very knowledgeable and helpful. Has very clean procedure/surgery room and uses nitro-us oxide so do not have to be put under for surgery. Tyler
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Mar 18, 2020
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12-12-19. My visits are awesome. Staff knowledgeable and makes you feel calm and welcome in there office. Dr. Kent explains your situations to you, and he takes time to answer any questions you have..... it’s worth the drive to me??
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Sheila Massenburge – Dec 13, 2019
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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
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kyle Haines in Nacogdoches, TX – Oct 23, 2018
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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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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
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Binghamton, NY – Jun 07, 2017
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. James Edward Kent is a Native-Texan, born in Amarillo and raised in Texas. He is the son of a former school superintendent and decided early on to...Read more

Biography

East Texas Foot and Ankle Centers provides East Texas and Surrounding areas with complete podiatry care. At East Texas Foot and Ankle Centers, "We Keep You Walking!"

Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

Education

2007
Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
Medical School
Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. James Kent, DPM accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. James Kent, DPM's top areas of care?

Dr. Kent frequently treats Nail Avulsion and Excision, Hammer Toe, and Plantar Fasciitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kent treats.

Where is Dr. James Kent, DPM's office located?

Dr. Kent's office is located at 6603 OAK HILL BLVD, Tyler, TX 75703. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. James Kent, DPM offer telehealth services?

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Locations

East Texas Foot & Ankle Ctr

East Texas Foot & Ankle Ctr6603 OAK HILL BLVD Tyler, TX 75703
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Kent is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Baylor Scott and White Texas Spine and Joint Hospital

Tyler, TX

88% Patient Experience Rating, 19% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

UT Health North Campus Tyler

Tyler, TX

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)