Dr. med. Andrea Ferrero


Work experience


Fellow at SHO level, James Paget University Hospitals, Great Yarmouth, UK.

2010-2011 Senior Clinical Fellow in Foot and Ankle Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore

Trust Specialty Doctor in Orthopaedics and Trauma
James Paget University Hospital, Great Yarmouth


Chef de Clinique in Orthopaedics and Trauma
ORBV, Bellinzona-Switzerland

2006-2011 University Hospitals, Italia

Consultant in Orthopaedics and Trauma Maria Vittoria Hospital, Torino


2006 Specialista in ortopedia e traumatologia, Università di Torino
2001 Università di Torino


A.O. (bronze member): Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen

SISPEC (Società Italiana Studio del Piede e Caviglia)

EFAS (European Foot and Ankle Society)
GRECMIP (Gruppo di Ricerca per la Chirurgia Mini-Invasiva del Piede)
SISPEC (British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: International Member)
SICP (Italian Society of Foot and Ankle)


"Clinical results after a proximal osteotomy to all of the metatarsals with early weight bearing": Chirurgia del Piede, Vol.31 No.3 December 2007

"The uncommon tendon pathology of the foot: a case of a subcutaneous rupture of the anterior tibialis tendon": Chirurgia del piede; 27, 2003

"The Girdlestone resection and the failed total hip replacements": Quaderni di infezioni osteoarticolari; April 2007, number 9

"The proximal tibial fractures amongst the workers: the evolution of the surgical treatment"; Rivista di patologia dell'apparato locomotore, Vol VI-Fasc.1/2, 2007

"Clinical and radiographic reports on few cases of ball and socket ankle joint"; Chirurgia del Piede, Vol.31 No.3 December 2007

"Evaluation of the pre- and post operative mechanical axis in computer-navigated TKA"; Giornale Italiano di Ortopedia e Traumatologia: Vol. 34; 25-9, 2008

"Intrathoracic Humeral Head Fracture-Dislocation"; The Internet Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2008: Vol. 12 Number 1

"Analysis of the inter- and intra-observer agreement in radiographic evaluation of wrist fractures using the multimedia messaging service". The Hand: Vol. 6, Issue 4, 384-89, 2011

 "The management of soft tissues sarcomas". Surgeon. Feb;10(1):25-32. Dec 3, 2012

"Pseudotumor of the hip due to fungal prosthetic joint infection". Case Rep. Orthop. 2013

"Destructive pseudo-neuroarthropathy associated with calcium pyrophosphate deposition: A case series and review of the literature". Foot and Ankle International, Nov, 2014

"l postumi dolorosa dopo la distorsione di caviglia: approccio diagnostico e terapeutico"  Tribuna Medica Ticinese, Luglio/Agosto 2015

"Neuroma di Morton". Tribuna Medica Ticinese, Marzo 2016

"Bone Marrow Edema Syndrome of the Foot and Ankle: Mid- to Long-Term Follow-up in 18 Patients." Foot and Ankle Specialist, 9(3): 218-26, June 2016

"Zancolli technique for delayed repair of tibialis anterior tendon rupture" Foot and Anke Specialist, 11(4): 372-77, June 2018

Akin osteotomy for hallux valgus: to fix or not to fix?

Private Consultant - Clinica Luganese, Lugano

Chef de Clinique Srthopaedics and Traumatology ORBV, Bellinzona

Senior Clinical Fellow in Foot and Anke, Royal Ortopaedic Hospital, Birmingham

Senior clinical Fellow in Foot and Anke, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore

Ulcere da decubito: esperienza svizzera. Mendrisio, OBV, 10.05.2019

Esostosi subungueale, UPSI, 01.12.2018, Rivera, Switzerland

Heel Pain Syndrome (Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, 12.10.2017)

La chirurgia mini-invasiva del piede (Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Maggio 2017)

La gestione delle comuni patologie del piede e della caviglia tra internista, reumatologo e ortopedico (Circolo Medici del Mendrisiotto)

Trattamento endoscopico del neuroma di Morton. La chirurgia mini-invasiva percutaneo dell'avampiede, Napoli 30-31 Ottobre 2015

La disfunzione del tendine tibiale posteriore nell'adulto: VI aggiornamento di podologia, Lugano-Svizzera, 2015

Le distorsioni che non guariscono: VI aggiornamento di podologia, Lugano-Svizzera

Cause di persistente dolore dopo una distorsione di caviglia. Circolo Medico del Bellinzonese. Arbedo Giungo 2014

Cavus foot: Instructional Course for Bulgarian Residents. 25 October 2013 SofiaBulgaria

Degenerative Flat Foot: Instructional Course for Bulgarian Residents. 25 October 2013 Sofia-Bulgaria

Ankle arthrodesis versus Replacement: Instructional Course for Bulgarian Residents. 25 October 2013 Sofia-Bulgaria

16 November 2012: BOFAS Annual Scientific Meeting, Newport, UK: Bone Marrow Oedema in Foot and Ankle

25 June 2009: 69th SSO congress (Swiss Society of Orthopaedics): "A reliable and simple solution for recalcitrant carpal tunnel syndrome: the hypothenar fat pad flap", Geneva-Switzerland.

26 June 2009: 69th SSO congress (Swiss Society of Orthopaedics): "Telemedicine and wrist fractures", Geneva-Switzerland.

14 February 2003: 8th National Congress of Residents in Orthopaedics and Trauma: "An unusual lesion to the foot: a case of rupture to the anterior tibialis tendon", Parma-Italy.

13-15 June 2002: 33th OTODI national congress: "Total Hip Arthroplasty and aseptic loosening: a clinical review of the re-operated patients", Bergamo

Portrait Dr. med. Andrea Ferrero


Clinic Ars Medica


Clinica Ars Medica
Via Grumo 16
6929 Gravesano

T +41 91 826 25 25 F +41 91 825 20 50 ferrero@ortocentro.ch

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