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James Appleton, DPM, FACFAS

James Appleton, DPM, FACFAS, is a board-certified podiatrist and a partner of the Rhode Island Foot Care team. He currently sees patients at the practice's locations in North Providence and Newport, as well as the Rhode Island Hospital Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine and the Vanderbilt Wound Care Center at Newport Hospital.

Dr. Appleton received his medical degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his podiatric medical and surgical residency at Roger Williams Medical Center. The program has an emphasis on forefoot and rearfoot reconstruction, diabetic wound care, and limb salvage. He trained under many podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons during this program and served as the chief resident in his final year of training.

Dr. Appleton is active with surgical residency training and is a member of the academic training committee associated with the Roger Williams Medical Center residency program. He takes a personal approach with each patient, providing care and treatment in a comfortable and friendly setting.



Rhode Island Foot Care, Inc., North Providence
2067 Mineral Spring Ave
North Providence, RI 02911


  • Medical School:  New York College Of Podiatric Medicine
  • Residency:  Roger Williams Medical Center