Dr. Ferrone earned his Bachelors of Science from Union College magna cum laude and received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School cum laude with special honors.

He completed an internship at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Massachusetts and his residency at Duke University Medical Center. He subsequently completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery at Associated Retinal Consultants in Royal Oak, MI. Dr Ferrone is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr Ferrone currently practices with Vitreoretinal Consultants of New York.

Dr. Ferrone is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, NYS Ophthalmological Society, Retina Society, Macula Society, Club Jules Gonin, American Society of Retinal Specialists. Dr. Ferrone is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Society of Retinal Specialists. Dr. Ferrone is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell as well as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Columbia University.

He has expertise in adult, as well as pediatric retinal disease, and he has authored many scientific articles as well as textbook chapters on retinal disease. Dr. Ferrone received a Senior Honor Award for his contributions to the American Society of Retinal Specialists and a Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.