Dr. Alison Garten, DPM

Dr. Alison Garten, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Dr. Alison Garten, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine in 2002 and specializes in podiatry, wound & burn care, and more.Read her story

11030 S Tryon St Ste 308

Charlotte, NC 28273

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 90% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
more than 48% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
more than 48% of peers

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Dr. Garten's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Garten "Dr. Alison J. Garten is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and a CertifiedPedorthist. Dr. Garten is the current president of the American Association for Women Podiatrists (AAWP). Some of her past positions held were wound care panel physician for John Hopkins, a Mayoral Appointed Board Member for the District of Columbia, and an associate for the Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic.As a native of Cary, North Carolina, she received her Bachelors of Science in Biology at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC where she played Division I tennis on a full scholarship. She then completed her Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Garten started her professional career as a resident at Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University in Washington, DC. As a resident, she provided extensive training in foot and ankle surgery; sports medicine; diabetic limb salvage; as well as elective forefoot/rearfoot reconstruction and management. She currently authors a monthly blog in Podiatry Today Magazine on diabetic foot complications. Dr. Garten has been quoted in many major publications including: Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Washington Post Express, Women in Adventure Magazine and Everyday Health Journal. She often speaks nationally on topics on diabetic foot ulcerations and lower extremity wound complications. True to form with her motto "your health is your wealth," in her spare time she enjoys vigorous lifestyle activities that include tennis, golf, hiking, mountain biking, running, yoga and traveling with her husband."
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5  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine
  • Wound & Burn Care

1  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

23  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Wound and-or Ulcer Foot

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • East Carolina University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Montgomery Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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I have been treated by at least three podiatrists, including Dr. Garten; I learned much about her from those interactions. It is obvious that Dr. Garten is well-trained and possesses considerable competence. As important, her bedside manner is impeccable and her professionalism is superior,...Read More
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I had a severe laceration on my foot and Dr. Garten took excellent care of me.
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Dr. Garten is an amazing doctor. She treated my condition with compassion and care. Highly recommended.
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Dr. Garten is compassionate and smart. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a wonderful podiatrist.
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