Dr. Donald Harrison is a board-certified foot and ankle surgeon (podiatrist).
After graduating from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, he completed a comprehensive three-year residency at Drexel University College of Medicine, with an emphasis on sports medicine, reconstructive surgery and diabetic limb salvage of the foot and ankle.
Dr. Harrison then joined a prominent Maryland orthopedic group for a period of 4 years before starting the Foot and Ankle Institute of Maryland in 2015. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as well as his National and State level podiatric medical associations APMA and MPMA, respectively.
As a former NCAA Division 1 student-athlete and Junior Olympic National Champion in the steeplechase, Dr. Harrison has a true passion for working with athletes both in and out of the office. He serves as a consultant to several high schools and colleges and is on the Medical Staff for several track and field events around the region.
He is currently assistant-head coach of St. John’s College High School in Washington D.C. He holds USATF level-one certification as a track and field coach, and he competes in USAT sanctioned triathlons.
On a personal note, Dr. Harrison suffered a plantar fascia rupture while competing in college and went through the rehabilitative process. He is uniquely suited to address, treat and recondition injured youth and adult athletes throughout Maryland, Virginia, and DC.
Contact our office today to see how Dr. Harrison can help you or a loved one with your podiatry needs.
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"Dr. Harrison is extremely knowledgeable and compassionate. He takes the time to answer questions and explain, in simple terms, what’s going on with your condition and what to expect with your progress. I highly recommend Dr. Harrison if you are looking for a podiatrist!"
April 26, 2022
"He is a great foot doctor . He understands what you are saying and he talks too you about your day . So that's the bed in my foot doctor he cares about you and how you feeling ."
January 27, 2022
"I think Dr Harrson is a excellent doctor.."
January 27, 2022
"My daughter introduced me to Dr Harrison several years ago. He is a highly focused professional dedicated to providing the finest comprehensive and excellent foot care to me and my family. Dr Harrison is very knowledgeable and is an amazing, thorough, caring, kind and compassionate podiatrist.
He explains everything very well and always takes the time to listen to my needs. He is also honest ..."Read more
January 6, 2022
"Dr. Harrison is kind and compassionate. I would refer him to anyone. His expertise is unmatched. With Dr. Harrison you are not just a patient you become family. "
December 24, 2021
"Dr.Harrison is a very caring doctor. He is extremely professional and compassionate. He is well trained and knowledgeable and keeps my son in the best physical condition in and out of football season. He takes his time and addresses all of our concerns. I would recommend Dr.Harrison to anyone looking for a brilliant podiatrist."