I am an expert and speaker in diabetic limb salvage and wound care management. My mission is to take an innovative approach to how I treat complex patients.
Years of Experience
Dr. Garten has over 15 years of extensive training in foot and ankle surgery, sports medicine, diabetic limb salvage, elective forefoot and rearfoot reconstruction and management of in-house patients with vast medical issues.
When dealing with the complexities of patients, there are many factors that go into healing. Often turning to more advanced therapies can help, but it is also important to discover the additional barriers that may cause prolonged healing.
Dr. Garten is passionate about speaking on the topics of diabetic limb salvage and wound care management. She has over ten years of speaking experience and has spoken about trends in the podiatry profession in conferences and medical events nationally.
Now Accepting New Patients
Call for an appointment with Dr. Alison Garten:
Piedmont Medical Wound Care Center
1731 Dr Frank Gaston Blvd, Rock Hill, SC 29732
For consulting inquiries, please contact me via LinkedIn.
From The Blog
Keys To Diagnosing And Addressing Hypergranulation Tissue
Last week, I had a medical representative come into the wound care center to see the use of one of her company’s products on a patient I was treating. While I was examining the patient, she expressed curiosity at the proud flesh granulation tissue she saw on the venous stasis ulcer. After telling her that it was hypergranulation tissue,...
When Should You Refer Patients For Venous Ablation?
I often have patients at the wound center who get referrals to me for care after a venous ablation procedure. I researched the procedure to explore what is involved and when we should be referring patients to a vein clinic or a vascular surgeon. In order to understand what venous ablation entails, we need to review the nature of...