Dr. James Kent, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
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Dr. James Kent, DPM
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 commit his life to medicine He graduated from Rankin High School 1996 and was very active in both academics and sports. He is married to Geneva Kent, a Maternity Nurse at Arlington Memorial Hospital in Arlington, Texas. After graduating with honors from Rankin, he began college by attending Texas A&M University in College Station and graduated in 2001. During his time at A&M, he was a very active in church, student government, and intramural sports. After graduating from A&M, he attended The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to work on a Masters degree in Biomedical Science. There at the UT Health Science Center he enrolled in the same courses with the medical students and worked in a colon cancer research lab.At the time of his enrollment, The UT Health Science Center's Anatomy Department was ranked 4th overall for medical schools in the United States under Harvard medical school, University of California at San Francisco medical school, and Johns Hopkins medical school.While at the health science center he became interested in podiatric medicine. During his last year at UT, he met a nationally known orthopedic surgeon who told him about podiatric medicine. By the end of the 2003 spring semester he finished his thesis and graduated with a master's degree.During this time he was accepted at Des Moines University Medical School in Des Moines, Iowa. After his graduation in 2007, James was accepted to Lourdes Hospital, New York for a three year residency program and graduated in June, 2010.James enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and golf. His hobbies include woodworking, weight lifting, and construction work. He is an active member of the Whitehouse Church of Christ.

East Texas Foot and Ankle Centers

6603 Oak Hill Blvd

Tyler, TX 75703

Contact Information

(903) 939-3668

Dr. James Kent, DPM

Dr. James Kent, DPM

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

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. Please do not hesitate to discuss any areas of concern. Everyone in this office is a highly trained professional and works as a team member, taking pride in their work. We are the leaders in foot and ankle care in East Texas and strive towards making a wonderful experience for you and your family!
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Dr. Kent's Experience

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Dr. Kent's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Wound & Burn Care
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Board Certifications

Dr. Kent does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Dementia
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Still's Disease
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • 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.

Education

  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Des Moines University / College of Podiatric Medicine And Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Medical College Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Florida Orthopedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kent has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kent has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kent's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kent to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Kent Says:

We always want to improve our clinic!

Dr. Kent's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Binghamton, NY |
What a great doctor and even better surgeon. He performs surgery in his office and has great results.
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Dr. Kent accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    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
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    HealthFirst PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Kent has admitting privileges

Texas Spine and Joint Hospital
1814 Roseland Blvd
Tyler, TX 75701
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University of Texas Health Center at Tyler
11937 US Highway 271
Tyler, TX 75708
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