Dr. James DeJesus, DPM

Dr. James DeJesus, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. James DeJesus, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Naugatuck, CT and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from New York College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1987 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, podiatry, and more.

1183 New Haven Rd

Naugatuck, CT 06770

Contact Information

(203) 723-7884

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Top Care Areas

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Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 94% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 94% of peers
Bunion
very high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. DeJesus "Gentle foot care for all ages."

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

47  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
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29  Procedures

  • 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.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • St. John's University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • New York College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • West Haven Va Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

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

Languages Spoken

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. DeJesus' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. DeJesus

3.7

Based on 18 reviews

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Great Doc. Everyone there was really friendly.
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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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Easy to talk to listens to concerns, very friendly.
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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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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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