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Andrea Ferrero, Ph.D.



  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Andrea Ferrero, Ph.D., is a diagnostic medical physicist, with specialty interest in diagnostic and cone-beam x-ray computed tomography (CT).

His clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in management and optimization of CT imaging protocols
  • Radiation dose measurements and optimization
  • MRI safety for patients with implanted devices

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Ferrero is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and graduate students. He is a member of the CT Clinical Innovation Center and a co-investigator with the O'Brien & Urology Research Center, where he investigates the use of multi-energy CT for the imaging of urinary stones.

  • Diagnostic and cone-beam CT
  • Radiation dose optimization
  • Musculoskeletal imaging
  • Renal stone imaging
  • Multi-energy CT applications
  1. 2018
    Research Fellowship - Imaging PhysicsMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 2018
    ResidentRST Clinical Medical Physics, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2015
    Ph.D. - Biomedical EngineeringUniversity of California Davis
  4. 2009
    MS - Medical Imaging KTH, The Royal Institute of Technology

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    AAPM Science Council Mentorship Program AAPM
  2. 2014
    Best Presentation Award (3rd place) Chapter of AAPM Young Investigator Symposium AAPM
  3. 2014
    Best Instrumentation and Data Analysis Poster Award SNMMI
  4. 2011
    Travel Award SNM Breast Cancer Symposium
  5. 2011
    Trainee Award Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  6. 2009
    Student Paper Award (3rd Place) at imaging Conference Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  7. 2009
    Trainee Award Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    ChairDepartment of Radiology, Division of Medical Physics, Radiology Research Committee
  2. 2016 - 2018
    MemberThe International Society for Optics and Photonics
  3. 2014 - present
    Active MemberAmerican Association of Physicists in Medicine
  4. 2011 - 2015
    MemberSociety of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  5. 2009 - 2015
    Student MemberInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers