Dr. James Handy, DPM

Dr. James Handy, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. James Handy, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Bastrop, TX. He graduated from New York College Of Podiatric Medicine and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, podiatry, and more.

3101 Highway 71 E Ste 211

Bastrop, TX 78602

Contact Information

(512) 321-0000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
more than 95% of peers
Foot Conditions
more than 83% of peers

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5  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • 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
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

21  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • 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 Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University Of Houston / University Park
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Doctor's Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. James Handy, DPM
Relief..finally. Thank you!
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Juju in HUTTO, TX – Sep 19, 2018
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Met with Dr. Handy who viewed my X-rays and discussed a couple options to help my sore Big Toe area, he also briefly mentioned he see’s tailor bunions by my little toes. He said he would have his staff write up the proposed things for my big toe, etc! When I didn’t heard anything back for at least...Read More
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Shelly Killgore – Mar 09, 2018
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Dr Handy was treating me for about a year with not much improvement. Kept telling me that I needed to have surgery.. Before I made this decision, I got a second opinion... This other Dr said I didn't need surgery, just a good pair of shoes that would support me, and do a stretching exercise...Read More
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Bastrop, TX – Jul 24, 2017
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Great doctor! Highly recommend.In fact appears I broke my foot again. Scheduling an appointment to see him again.
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Clumsy in Bastrop, Tx – Apr 19, 2017
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30 minute wait (at 9 am.. when he rolls in)... 5 minutes of his time. One pair of latex gloves, a swab of alcohol, a razor blade and a band aid. His bill for "SURGERY" $1400. My insurance actually pair him over $1000. HE REMOVED (most of ) A SPLINTER. DIDN'T GET IT ALL SO WE DID IT AGAIN TWO...Read More
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MICHAEL WINTER in Bastrop, TX – Sep 22, 2016
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