Alison J. Garten, DPM

SPECIALIZING IN: Foot and ankle problems, diabetic foot ulcerations and lower extremity wound complications.
InStride Office(s): Queen City Foot & Ankle
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.


Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and a Certified Pedorthist


Bachelors of Science in Biology- East Carolina University Greenville, NC where Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine-Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  


Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University-Washington, DC. wound care management, limb salvage, sports medicine, and foot/ankle reconstruction.


President of the American Association for Women Podiatrists (AAWP). 


Wound care panel physician for John Hopkins
Mayoral Appointed Board Member for the District of Columbia
Associate for the Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic
Dr. Garten 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.