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James W. Depuy, M.D.

Sports Medicine Specialist | Knee & Shoulder Surgeon

james w depuy

Dr. James W. Depuy

Tel: 203-797-1500
Ext: 6637
Fax: 203-730-9503


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Office Locations:
Danbury, Ridgefield

Specialty Areas:
Specialty Areas: Sports-related injuries, arthroscopic shoulder and knee reconstruction, cartilage restoration of the knee, cartilage transplantation in the form of direct transfers and cloning

Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Licenses:

Connecticut, New York

Dr. Depuy received his Bachelor of Arts degree Cum Laude from the University of New Hampshire. He attended the Temple University School of Medicine and completed an orthopedic surgical residency at Yale University, where he published several papers having to do with diseases of skeletal development and with pathology of the wrist. Dr. Depuy then did a Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Depuy joined Connecticut Family Orthopedics in 1989, and has since enjoyed an immensely popular practice in sports-related injuries. Special interests include arthroscopic shoulder and knee reconstruction. His results from ACL reconstruction compare favorably to any in the nation. Dr. Depuy is a leader in cartilage restoration of the knee, and routinely performs cartilage transplantation in the form of direct transfers and cloning.

Dr. Depuy is a member of the Trauma Team of Danbury Hospital where he participates in the care and management of the multiple-injury patient. He is a member of the state and county medical societies and maintains operating privileges at both Danbury Hospital and the Health South Surgical Center.

Fellowship & Graduate Training:

  • Fellow: Sports Medicine Fellowship with William W. Southmayd, M.D., New England Baptist Hospital, Brookline, MA
  • Chief Resident: Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Yale-­New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
  • Resident: Orthopedics and Rehabilitation: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University Medical School, New Haven, CT
  • Resident: Orthopedic Surgery: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University Medical School, New Haven, CT
  • Intern: Surgical Internship: Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT

Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Graduate Training: Yale University Graduate School, Biology Department, Research Assistant for Joseph Stevens, Ph.D., John B. Pierce Foundation
  • B.A. in Zoology, Cum Laude, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

Awards:

  • Vitals America's Most Honored Professionals (2018)
  • Vitals Patients’ Choice Award (2018)
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award (2018)
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll



Team physicians for:

  • Bethel High School
  • Brien McMahon High School
  • Danbury High School
  • Danbury Westerners
  • Housatonic Valley Regional High School
  • Immaculate High School
  • Joel Barlow High School
  • Millbrook School
  • New Milford High School
  • Newtown High School
  • Norwalk High School
  • Ridgefield High School
  • SoNo Ice House
  • Staples High School
  • The Hotchkiss School
  • Western Connecticut State University
  • Weston High School
  • Wilton High School

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Conditions and Injuries treated:

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Conditions and Injuries treated:

Knee

  • Meniscus surgery and transplants
  • Cartilage restoration surgery
  • Patellofemoral surgery
  • ACL and revision ACL surgery
  • Complicated multiligament injuries
  • Knee fractures
  • Knee arthroscopy

Shoulder

  • Rotator cuff surgery
  • Dislocations
  • Instability surgery
  • Shoulder and clavicle fractures
  • Labrum surgery
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Throwing injuries

Hip

  • Hip arthroscopy

Elbow

  • Ligament surgery
  • Tendon surgery
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Throwing injuries

Concussion Management

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