Curriculum Vitae breve Dr. med. Andrea FERRERO

FMH in Ortopedia e Traumatologia





Grammar School:          “Liceo Scientifico Gino Segrè, Turin, Italy


LANGUAGES:                                       Italian, English and basic French.


MD: University of Turin, Italy,2001, with honours. 

SPECIALIST IN ORTHOPAEDICS and TRAUMATOLOGY: University of Turin, Italy 2006, with honours.

GMC number (U.K.): 6106042, registered on the GMC Specialist Register.


Membership of Learned Societies

  • SICP:Società Italiana Chirurgia del Piede
  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society: International Member
  • IBRA: International Bone Research Society
  • GRECMIP: Gruppo di Ricerca per la Chirurgia Mini-Invasiva del Piede
  • EFAS: European Foot and Ankle Society 


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

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

3) “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 

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

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

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

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

8) “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 

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

10) “Pseudotumor of the hip due to fungal prosthetic joint infection”. Case Rep. Orthop. 2013

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

12) “I postumi dolorosa dopo la distorsione di caviglia: approccio diagnostico e terapeutico”.  Tribuna Medica Ticinese, Luglio/Agosto 2015

13) “Neuroma di Morton”. Tribuna Medica Ticinese, Marzo 2016

14) “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

15) “Zancolli technique for delayed repair of tibialis anterior tendon rupture”. Foot and Ankle Specialist, 11(4): 372-77, June 2018

Current Research project

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


Chef de Clinique Orthopaedics and TraumatologyORBV,
Senior Clinical Fellow in Foot and Ankle  Royal Orthopaedic Hospital,
Senior Clinical Fellow in Foot and Ankle  Royal National Orthopaedic
Hospital, Stanmore- U.K
Research Fellow in Foot and Ankle  Royal National Orthopaedic
Hospital, Stanmore-U.K
Senior Clinical Fellow in Foot and Ankle  Royal National Orthopaedic
Hospital, Stanmore-U.K
Trust Specialty Doctor in Orthopaedics and Trauma  James Paget
University Hospital, Great Yarmouth-U.K
Chef de Clinique in Orthopaedics and Trauma ORBV,
Consultant in Orthopaedics and Trauma Maria Vittoria Hospital, Turin-Italy.
Fellow at SHO level, James Paget University Hospitals, Great Yarmouth, UK.Fellowship done during the 4th year of my residency in
ortho & trauma in Turin-Italy 
Resident in Orthopaedics and Trauma at Turin University Hospitals,


  1. Esostosi subungueale, UPSI, 01.12.2018, Rivera, Switzerland
  2. Heel Pain Syndrome (Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, 12.10.2017)
  3. La chirurgia mini-invasiva del piede (Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Maggio 2017)
  4. La gestione delle comuni patologie del piede e della caviglia tra internista, reumatologo e ortopedico (Circolo Medici del Mendrisiotto)
  5. Trattamento endoscopico del neuroma di Morton. La chirurgia mini-invasiva percutaneo dell’avampiede, Napoli 30-31 Ottobre 2015
  6. La disfunzione del tendine tibiale posteriore nell’adulto: VI aggiornamento di podologia, Lugano-Svizzera, 2015
  7. Le distorsioni che non guariscono: VI aggiornamento di podologia, Lugano-Svizzera
  8. Cause di persistente dolore dopo una distorsione di caviglia. Circolo Medico del Bellinzonese. Arbedo Giungo 2014
  9. Cavus foot: Instructional Course for Bulgarian Residents. 25 October 2013 Sofia-Bulgaria
  10. Degenerative Flat Foot: Instructional Course for Bulgarian Residents. 25 October 2013 Sofia-Bulgaria
  11. Ankle arthrodesis versus Replacement: Instructional Course for Bulgarian Residents. 25 October 2013 Sofia-Bulgaria
  12. 16 November 2012: BOFAS Annual Scientific Meeting, Newport, UK: Bone Marrow Oedema in Foot and Ankle 
  13. 25 June 2009: 69thSSO congress  (Swiss Society of Orthopaedics): “A reliable and simple solution for recalcitrant carpal tunnel syndrome: the hypothenar fat pad flap”, Geneva-Switzerland.
  14. 26 June 2009: 69thSSO congress  (Swiss Society of Orthopaedics: “Telemedicine and wrist fractures”, Geneva-Switzerland. 
  15. 14 February 2003: 8thNational Congress of Residents in Orthopaedics and Trauma: “An unusual lesion to the foot: a case of rupture to the anterior tibialis tendon”, Parma-Italy. 
  16. 13-15 June 2002: 33thOTODI national congress: “Total Hip Arthroplasty and aseptic loosening: a clinical review of the re-operated patients”, Bergamo-Italy.