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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Dr. Ferraro's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ferraro treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Ferraro treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ferraro treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Ferraro treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ferraro treats Spine Disorders more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Ferraro treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Ferraro's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Procedure
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Procedure
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Surgery
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Decompression
Pituitary Surgery
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shunts
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Pump Implant
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Ferraro's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ferraro

4.7

Based on 56 reviews

5 Stars
89.28571428571429%
(50)
4 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(2)
1 Star
3.5714285714285716%
(2)

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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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