Dr. Thomas Ferro is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and Medical Director of the Bone & Joint Center in San Luis Obispo and Arroyo Grande, California. He is widely regarded in the medical community as the leader in providing breakthrough joint replacement technology on the Central Coast of California. Dr. Ferro performs the most joint replacements in the region – more than 400 each year.
Dr. Ferro earned his MD at the University of California, San Diego. He continued on to fulfill his internship there and was awarded a research fellowship in orthopedic surgery at UCSD as well. He completed his residency at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.
Dr. Ferro earned an additional fellowship in joint replacement and adult reconstructive surgery at the prestigious Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Arlington, Virginia. There, he trained with Dr. Charles Engh, a world renowned authority on joint replacement and pioneer of innovations in joint replacement surgery.
Dr. Ferro has traveled extensively abroad for training on the latest joint surgery advancements. He is an expert in Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, surgical navigation, ceramic joint surfaces and other state-of-the-art techniques.
When you come in to see Dr. Ferro, you’ll find his credentials are matched by his caring approach. He’ll begin by educating you about your condition and explaining treatment options available. He will work with you to find the best choice for your lifestyle. Should surgery be required, Dr. Ferro is committed to the best treatments and technologies available for successful results.
A board-certified surgeon with licensures in California and Virginia, Dr. Ferro has contributed many published research studies on bone and joint issues. His special interests in total joint arthroplasty include minimally invasive surgical techniques, partial knee replacements, hip resurfacing, computer assisted surgery, and bearing surface wear reduction.
Dr. Ferro is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.