Dr. Francis Ferraro, MD

Dr. Francis Ferraro, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Francis Ferraro, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Johnstown, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1111 Franklin St Ste 130

Johnstown, PA 15905

Contact Information

(814) 534-5724

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ferraro performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hydrocephalus
normal
more than 77% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Ferraro's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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31  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Shunts
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Tufts University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Maryland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ferraro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ferraro's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ferraro to family and friends
56 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (56)

  • 5
    (50)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ferraro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

We met with Dr. Ferraro and immediately knew he was the surgeon we needed. My husband had quite extensive lumbar decompression, laminectomies, fusion and hardware implantation. In 10 days he was pain free (pre op pain was gone in a day). Dr. Ferraro told us what to expect (and his staff were...more
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Great dr. Very pleasant to deal with. He found problem with nerves and vertibrae in my neck, did the surgery and replaced vertabrea.. I came out of it very coherent and in no pain. Healed very well and would recommend him to anyone who needs a neurosurgeon.
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My Husband was having severe Sciatic pain and had been to 2 chiropractors in 6 months and tried everything to make it better upon getting an MRI we discovered he had 2 hurrnaited discs and needed surgery. Dr Ferraro was an excellent choice and came highly recommended and we were not disappointed...more
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I was extremely pleased with my surgery and experience.
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I consulted with Dr. Ferraro to review my back condition and prior medical records. His approach was one of a no nonsense approach and subsequently directed me on the surgical procedure he would perform to alleviate my issues. I am now pain free and able to pursue all of my prior outdoor...more
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