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Brian Carpenter, D.P.M., FACFAS

Board Certified in Forefoot, Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery

Practice: The Family Clinic


Brian Carpenter, DPM
North Central Texas Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, P.A.
800 Medical Center Drive, Suite C
Decatur, TX 76234
(940) 627-6976, fax (940) 627-3491

Relevant Experience and Skills

  • Trauma of the Foot & Ankle
  • Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot & Ankle
  • Diabetic Foot Salvage/Reconstruction

Board Certifications

Diplomate certified in both Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery 1999.

Hospital Appointments
Staff Surgeon/Teaching Staff
John Peter Smith Hospital

Ft. Worth, TX
1996-
Staff Surgeon
Decatur Community Hospital

Decatur, TX
1996-
Staff Surgeon
Bowie Memorial Hospital

Bowie, TX
1998-
Staff Surgeon
All Saints Health System

Ft. Worth, TX
1998-2000
Staff Surgeon
Columbia North Hills

N. Richland Hills, TX
1997-
Staff Surgeon
Harris HEB

Euless, TX
1997-2000
Staff Surgeon
Metroplex Surgicare

Bedford, TX
1997-
Staff Surgeon
Bridgeport Ambulatory Surgery Center

Bridgeport, TX
1996-

Publications

"Hydrofluoric Acid Burns of the Lower Extremity." The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery. Volume38, Number 5, September 1999, 368-371

"Dorsal Dislocation of the First Metatarsophalangeal Joint." The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery. Volume 36, Number 2, March 1997, 131-135

"Streptococcal Toxic Shock from a Puncture Wound to the Foot." The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery. Volume 35, Number 6, November 1996, 578-585

"Evaluation of the Sub-Second Metatarsal/Neuroma Syndrome." Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Leg. Update 1994, June 1994

Specialized Training

  • Resident/Chief Resident in Podiatric Surgery, Harvard Medical School/The Cambridge Hospital, 1994 to 1996
  • Participating Physician, Baja Project for Crippled Children, 1996
  • One month fellowship in Foot & Ankle Trauma, Harborview Medical Center, 1996
  • Holmium Laser Arthroscopy Course, Orthopaedic Learning Center, Chicago, 1998
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Foot and Ankle, Orthopaedic Learning Center, Chicago, 1998
  • CO2 Laser Course, The Cambridge Hospital, Boston, 1995.
  • Midas Rex Training, Midas Rex Institute, Ft. Worth, 1997.
  • AO Basic Course, Chicago, 1995.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member #51118, American Podiatric Medical Association, 1995-
  • Member, Massachusetts Podiatric Medical Association, 1995 to 1996
  • Executive Member, Texas Podiatric Medical Association, 1996-
  • Member, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 1995-
  • License # 1305, Texas State Board of Podiatric Medicine, 1996-
  • Fellow American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, 1999-

Education
D.P.M., Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine

Philadelphia, PA
June 1994
B.S., Biomedical Science
Texas A&M University

College Station, TX
December 1989

Honors and Awards
  • Young Practitioner of the Year in Texas, Texas Podiatric Medical Association, 2001
  • Who's Who Among Corporate and Business Executives,2001
  • Chief Resident in Podiatric Surgery, Harvard Medical School, 1996
  • Pi Delta National Podiatric Medical Honor Society, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, 1994
  • Stirling-Harford Anatomical Honor Society, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, 1994
  • Who's Who Among American Universities, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, 1994
  • Professor M.H. Samitz Dermatology Award, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, 1994
  • Professor A.S. Kidawa Angiology Award, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, 1994
  • Professor Louis Newman Surgery Award, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, 1994
  • The Sports Medicine Award, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, 1994
  • The Professor J.A. Witkowski Dermatology Award, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, 1994
  • Sul Ross Scholarship, Texas A&M University, 1985 to 1987
  • Deans List, Texas A&M University, 1988 to 1989
  • Distinguished Student, Texas A&M University, 1988 to 1989
  • Athletic Academic Achievement Award, Football, GTE, 1989

Presentations and Public Appearances
  • Ballistic Trauma of the Lower Extremity, Family Practitioners CME, Dallas, TX, January 2000
  • Diabetic Wound Management, Decatur Community Hospital, Decatur, TX, February 2001
  • Itraconazole vs Terbinafine in the Treatment of Onychomycosis, John Peter Smith Hospital, Ft. Worth, TX, November 1999
  • Trauma of the Foot & Ankle, John Peter Smith Hospital, Ft. Worth, TX, August 1999
  • Panel Member on Complex Diabetic Foot Disorders, Texas Podiatric Medical Association, San Antonio, TX, July 1999
  • Diabetic Foot Care, Bowie Memorial Hospital, Bowie, TX, June 1999
  • High Energy Trauma to the Lower Extremity, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, March 1999
  • The MBA implant in Pediatric Subluxation, John Peter Smith Hospital, Ft. Worth, TX, January 1999
  • Foot Care for the Primary Physician, John Peter Smith Hospital, Ft. Worth, TX, November 1998
  • Foot Care for the Diabetic, Diabetic Support Group, Decatur, TX, August 1998
  • Rearfoot Trauma/Salvage, Tarrant County Podiatric Medical Association, Ft. Worth, TX, January 1998
  • Podiatry as Related to the General Practitioner, General Medical Staff, Cambridge, MA, May 1996
  • Instructer in Plastic Techniques, Dept of Plastic Surgery, Deaconess Hospital, December 1995

Practice History
  • North Central Texas Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, 800 Medical Center Drive Suite C, Decatur, TX 76234. April 2000-current
  • John Peter Smith Hospital, Department of Orthopedics, 1500 S. Main St, Ft. Worth, TX 76198. October 1996-current
  • Private Practice, 808 Woodrow Wilson Ray Circle, Bridgeport, TX 76234. October 1996-April 2000

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