Dr. James Yakel, DPM

Dr. James Yakel, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Dr. James Yakel, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Longmont, CO. He specializes in podiatric surgery and podiatric foot & ankle surgery.

421 21st Ave Ste 110

Longmont, CO 80501

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Hammer Toe
very high
more than 95% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Yakel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Yakel does not have any board certifications listed.

11  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

1  Procedures

  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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 data for Dr. Yakel is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yakel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yakel to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Yakel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My daughter is an adult with Down Syndrome. Dr. Yakel is very kind and patient with her, always interested in her life. We know that he supports the Colorado Special Olympics program by offering his services at meets, etc. We have recommended him to several people.
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Dr. Yakel did surgery on my foot and it went from mildly uncomfortable to painful. I have had 3 corrective surgeries since. I was an avid hiker wanting to avoid hammertoe issues. Since his surgery I have no movement in my forefoot, have poor balance, and have burning pain in my foot regularly. ...more
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After months of foot pain which went incorrectly diagnosed by a previous podiatrist, Dr. Yakel immediately determined the cause of the problem and treated it. He is friendly, knowledgeable and informative. I highly recommend him.
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