Dr. Thomas Ferro, MD

Dr. Thomas Ferro, MD

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Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  |  
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59 y/o
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Dr. Thomas Ferro, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Arroyo Grande, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Thomas D. Ferro, M.D. @ The Bone & Joint Center

860 Oak Park Blvd

Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Gallagher Basset
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • United Food and Commercial Workers
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Zurich

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ferro'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.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ferro "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."
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Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Regenerative Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of California, San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of California, San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of New Mexico, Albuquerque
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of California, San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Anderson Orthopedic Research Institute
    Other Education | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ferro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Arroyo Grande Community Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Ferro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ferro to family and friends
3.9
based on 46 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Ferro's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Ferro , is a Wonderful Doctor. All I can say he is the Best Doctor I've Ever Been too.
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in Grover Beach, CA
I had my left knee replaced by Dr. Ferro as an outpatient procedure at Oak Park Surgery Center, and the entire experience was outstanding! I was walking 30 minutes after surgery and headed home 2 hours after surgery, what a complete difference from having my other knee done in a hospital 6 years...more
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in Grover Beach, CA
As others have said, Dr. Ferro is a fine physician but the waiting time at appointments is far too long. The office seems to schedule people to show up an hour before they actually get in--very irritating.
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in Arroyo Grande, CA
I saw the PA more than the doctor. He did a total knee replacement without trying physical therapy or a brace first. He never explained anything about the procedure. I wish I would have researched the procedure before doing the surgery. I now have no feeling in part of my knee and leg. I walk with...more
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in Pismo Beach, CA
Dr. Ferro did both my knee and shoulder surgeries. He is a God send with his surgical skills, techniques, and caring & compassionate bed side manner. I feel like a new person!!
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