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James W. Depuy, M.D.

Sports Medicine Specialist | Knee & Shoulder Surgeon

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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 (2012)

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 OrthoConnecticut in 2017 coming from Connecticut Family Orthopedics where he practiced from 1989. He has 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 Western Connecticut 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:

  • America's Most Honored Professionals (2018-2020)
  • Vitals Patients’ Choice Award (2018)
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award (2018)
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll

James W. Depuy, M.D. awarded Vitals Patient's Choice AwardVitals Compassionate Doctor AwardHealth Grades Honor Roll Badge

Team physicians for:

Bethel High School
Brien McMahon High School
Danbury High School
Danbury Hat Tricks
Danbury Junior Hat Tricks
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
Wilton High School

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Some of the Common Procedures we Perform and Conditions we Treat

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

SPORTS INJURIES
Torn ACL
Rotator Cuff Tears
Complicated Multi-Ligament Injuries
Tendonitis

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

PEDIATRIC INJURIES
Fractures
ACL injuries
Dislocations
Ligament injuries