Bio of Chair, Program Director and Faculty

PROGRAM LEADERSHIP 

Brain B. Carpenter D.P.M. 

Brian B. Carpenter, DPM

Program Director

Brian B. Carpenter, DPM, received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, and his podiatric medical degree from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His surgical training was completed at The Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, MA, which is affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carpenter's fellowship was completed at the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, and a Mini Fellowship in Plastic Surgery with Dr. Francis Wolfort in Boston. Dr. Carpenter has published numerous academic articles and has presented his research at national conferences. He is a national speaker. He possesses extensive academic and clinical experience in Foot and Ankle Reconstruction and Trauma. He is past president with the Texas Podiatric Medical Association. Currently, Dr. Carpenter has been appointed by Governor Rick Perry to serve on the board of the Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners. He is the Director of Podiatric Residency Training and Chairman of the Division of Podiatry at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. He is a Fellow with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons with Certifications in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery. He practices within the Orthopedic Department at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth and in private practice in Decatur, Texas.

Education

B.S. Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1989; DPM Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1994.

 

Alan Garrett D.P.M. 

 

Alan Garrett, DPM 

Alan Garrett, DPM joined the faculty at the John Peter Smith Hospital Orthopaedic and Podiatry Residency Program in 2005. Dr. Garrett specializes in medical and surgical treatment of the foot and ankle. Dr. Garrett was born in Dallas, Texas and graduated high school in Odessa, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University, receiving a B.S. degree in Biomedical Science. In 2002, Dr. Garrett graduated from the College of Podiatric Medical Science in Des Moines, Iowa and began internship/residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Garrett opened his private practices in Fort Worth and Arlington, Texas in 2005. He is an associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and member of the Texas and American Podiatric Medical Associations.

Education

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1998; Des Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, Iowa, 2002; Residency, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas, 2005.

Lena Levine, DPM

Lena Levine, DPM, is an Assistant Professor at UNT Health Science Center in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. She joined the UNT Health Bone and Joint Institute in July 2014. Dr. Levine completed her podiatry residency at John Peter Smith Hospital. She earned her medical degree at School College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. She treats patients at Plaza Medical Center, JPS and the Bone and Joint Institute at Ben Hogan Center at Texas Health Harris. Each patient is treated on an individual basis with every effort made to achieve the best possible outcome. She treats the full spectrum of foot and ankle injuries in both children and adults, which allows patients to return to the normal lifestyle they have been missing due to injury. Dr. Levine, along with her friendly, talented staff, will strive to provide you with every aspect of care.

Education

Residency, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas, 2014; Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, 2011; Bachelor of Science Degree University of Oklahoma Norman, 2006.

 

Travis Motley D.P.M.

 

Travis Motley, DPM

Dr. Motley was born in Mineral Wells, Texas, and completed his undergraduate studies at Texas Christian University in Biology and Chemistry in 1993. In 1995, he earned his Masters degree in Biology. Dr. Motley completed medical school at Des Moines University – College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in 2000. He then completed a 3 year surgical residency at John Peter Smith Hospital, serving as Chief Resident from 2001 – 2003. Immediately after, he joined the JPS Orthopedic Department/Podiatry Section as an attending physician. Dr. Motley remains active in resident education, basic science research and surgical outcome studies. He is an AO North America faculty member and currently serves as President of the Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners. His practice focuses on foot and ankle trauma, diabetic foot reconstruction, correction of forefoot and rearfoot deformities, and wound care.

Education

Residency, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas, 2003; Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Des Moines University, 2000; Master of Science, Biology, Texas Christian University, 1995; Bachelor of Science, Biology and Chemistry, Texas Christian University, 1993.