Roberto Ferraro, MD

Roberto Ferraro, MD HIFU PhysicianDr. Roberto Ferraro has been practicing urology for over 30 years at Urology Specialists of the Carolinas in the greater Charlotte, NC area. He has a special interest in prostate cancer, BPH, erectile dysfunction, stone disease and male and female incontinence.  He is Board Certified in Urology and a member of the American College of Surgeon.  He is specialized in the Greenlight Laser, UroNav Fusion Biopsy (for prostate cancer), da Vinci Robot, Brachytherapy, and of course, HIFU. He has a special interest in minimally invasive treatment options and traveled to learn HIFU for localized prostate cancer in other countries prior to FDA approval. Dr. Ferraro has been performing HIFU for over seven years and is one of the more experienced physicians in the Carolinas offering HIFU for localized prostate cancer.

Dr Ferraro graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honors in Biochemistry from Clark University in MA.  He received his medical doctorate from the Rush Medical College in Chicago and completed his Urologic and General Surgery Residency at Duke University.  A former Research Fellow and Chief Resident at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, Dr. Ferraro is credited with several publications such as: Evaluation of Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapy Using Real-Time Noninvasive Prostatic Temperature Mapping Via Ultrasound Imaging (presented at AUA in 1996), Mechanisms of Tissue Injury and Limitation of Damage During Lithotripsy, and A New Generation of Semi-Rigid Fiberoptic Ureteroscopes (accepted into the Journal of Endourology February 1998).