Dr. James M. DeJesus, DPM

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Dr. James M. DeJesus, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery | Male

Family Footcare, PC 1183 New Haven Rd, Naugatuck, CT 06770 Get Directions
(203) 723-7884

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Dr. DeJesus specializes in Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery and practices in Naugatuck, CT. He practices at 3 locations.

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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3.7 based on 15 responses
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  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. DeJesus' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (14)
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in Cheshire, CT |
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.
in Naugatuck, CT |
Dr DeJesus did surgery on both my bunions years ago and I've never had problems since. He is a very kind doctor.
in Waterbury, CT |
Dr DeJesus is great. I've had different issues over the years and he's taken great care of me and my feet!
in Winston Salem, NC |
He is a wonderful doctor! He is very friendly, knowledgeable, and gentle.
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Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bunion
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Joint Fracture
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Simple Fractures
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Toe Fractures

Procedures Performed

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    New York College Of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    West Haven Va Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    St. John's University

    Graduated in 1982

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Connecticut "Top Docs", 2010
    • Connecticut "Top Docs", 2011
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  • Media & Publications
    • Pharmacological Management of the Arthritic Foot and Ankle, April 1999
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Board certified in Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. DeJesus' Office & Staff

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16 – 30 minutes

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients