About BFF


Best Foot Forward is committed to providing excellent podiatric care by enhancing the quality of life of patients with foot, ankle and leg problems. BFF strives to preserve and restore health of the lower extremity and the person through provision of patient‐centered care.

BFF podiatrists treat everything from difficult to trim toenails, calluses, warts, foot infections, diabetic wound care, fall prevention, and surgical foot and ankle repairs.

“Treatment of a problem is only half the solution. Prevention is the other half.”

-Franklin W. Harry

Dr. Franklin W. Harry, D.P.M., A.B.M.S.P.

Dr. Franklin W. Harry is founder of Best Foot Forward, with his office located in Festus, MO. He is a podiatrist who completed specialty fellowship training in diabetic wound care and foot and ankle surgery. He is both a member of the American Association of Podiatric Practice Management and is board certified by the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry.

Dr. Harry earned his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from Barry University in Miami, FL. He completed surgical residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Following residency, Dr. Harry received advanced training with the Central Kentucky Diabetes Fellowship, specializing in complex wounds, limb salvage, and the biomechanics of fall prevention.

Dr. Harry enjoys working in all areas of foot and ankle care, and he is especially skilled in treating patients with diabetes. His other areas of expertise include bone deformities, arthritis, as well as foot and ankle injuries.

In his free time, Dr. Harry enjoys spending time with his wife and their dog, Bentley. They like cooking, hiking, scuba diving, exploring new restaurants, and are avid sports fans. Dr. Harry is passionate about helping people in the community and internationally. Dr. Harry and his wife volunteer with medical mission programs in Guatemala, Haiti, and locally in homeless shelters in the St. Louis area.

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