Michael P. Ast, MD

Michael P. Ast, MD
Hip Arthroplasty Vice Chair
Knee Arthroplasty Vice Chair
ASC Pre Course Co-Chair
ASC Pre Course Committee
Hip Arthroplasty Program Committee
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement
Hospital for Special Surgery
Dr. Ast is fellowship trained in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Surgery from the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. His primary specialty focus is rapid-recovery, short-stay and outpatient joint replacement surgery. Before returning to HSS, he previously developed and directed one of the largest and most successful outpatient joint replacement programs in the northeast. He also has both clinical and teaching expertise in the use of robotics and computer assistance in joint replacement surgery, and was the director of robotic and computer assisted surgery at a major university institution in New Jersey.

Dr. Ast also specializes in primary, complex and revision total joint replacement. His training includes minimally invasive hip and knee replacement, partial knee replacement, robotic surgery and computer assisted surgery. Dr. Ast has extensive experience with and has published research on patient-specific instruments and implants. During his studies, he published numerous articles and chapters in peer-reviewed journals and internationally distributed textbooks, including several chapters on "Approaches for hip replacement surgery." He has also presented clinical and basic science research both nationally and internationally.

Dr. Ast grew up in Staten Island, New York, and attended Temple University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in Biology and Phi Beta Kappa. He completed his Medical Degree at Temple University School of Medicine and returned to NewYork for his residency training in orthopedic surgery at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Ast was a Division I gymnast at Temple University and captain of the conference champions and top ten nationally ranked team in 2003. He is married with two children, and enjoys his time playing tennis, golf, fishing, skiing and traveling.

All Sessions by Michael P. Ast, MD

TimeProgramTopicFaculty
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Pre Course
1:00 PM - 1:10 PM
(10 min)
Welcome & Introduction The Pendulum Has Swung: Don't Be THAT Surgeon! Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Pre Course
1:50 PM - 2:00 PM
(10 min)
It All Starts With Patient Engagement: The Phone Call & Reassuring Pain Will Not Be An Issue Postop Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Pre Course
2:20 PM - 2:20 PM
(0 min)
Panel Discussion With Case Presentations Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Pre Course
3:25 PM - 3:45 PM
(20 min)
Panel Discussion With Case Presentations Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Pre Course
3:45 PM - 3:45 PM
(0 min)
OUTPATIENT JOINT REPLACEMENT: WHAT REALLY WORKS Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Pre Course
Section Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
5:35 PM - 6:00 PM
(25 min)
Panel Discussion With Case Presentations Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Pre Course
Friday, December 11, 2020
Hip Arthroplasty
6:45 AM - 6:50 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Hip Arthroplasty
7:46 AM - 7:46 AM
(0 min)
VIDEO VIGNETTES: THE SURGICAL APPROACH MADE EASY, WATCH ME! RAZZLE DAZZLE Hip Arthroplasty
Section Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
7:46 AM - 7:46 AM
(0 min)
Mini-Panel: 49-Year-Old Former D1 Squash Player Needs His Primary Total Hip: 4 Opinions Hip Arthroplasty
Mini-Panel Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
7:46 AM - 7:51 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Anterior-Based Muscle-Sparing Approach (ABMS) Is My Preferred Method Hip Arthroplasty
7:51 AM - 7:56 AM
(5 min)
Pro: The Direct Superior Approach Is My Preferred Method Hip Arthroplasty
7:56 AM - 8:01 AM
(5 min)
Pro: The Anterior Approach Is My Preferred Method Hip Arthroplasty
8:01 AM - 8:06 AM
(5 min)
Pro: The Posterior Approach Is My Preferred Method Hip Arthroplasty
9:15 AM - 9:31 AM
(16 min)
Clinical Case Presentations Questions & Answers: Abnormal Version, Valgus Neck, Severe Type C Bone, Deformity Below Lesser Trochanter, DDH & Hip Dysplasia, Neuromuscular Imbalance, Osteonecrosis, Acetabular Protrusio, Down Syndrome Hip Arthroplasty
2:33 PM - 2:33 PM
(0 min)
TIME TO FORGET THE HOSPITAL: LET'S TAKE OUR JOINTS TO THE AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER Hip Arthroplasty
3:15 PM - 3:35 PM
(20 min)
Clinical Case Presentations Questions & Answers: Outpatient Surgery Scenarios & Patient Optimization (Smoking, Diabetes, Obesity, Arthroscopy, Recent Joint Infection, Recent Tooth Extraction & Infection) Hip Arthroplasty
4:41 PM - 5:01 PM
(20 min)
Clinical Case Presentations Questions & Answers: Loose Stems From DAA, Well Fixed Stem From DAA, Severe Bone Loss In Femur, Deformity In Femur, Ethical & Compliant Coding In Revision, Acetabular Bone Loss, Gluteus Maximus Tendon Transfer For Revision Total Hip Hip Arthroplasty
5:01 PM - 5:01 PM
(0 min)
MORE UNFORTUNATE COMPLICATIONS: HOW TO RESOLVE, CAREFUL THOUGHT & MANAGING EXPECTATIONS Hip Arthroplasty
Section Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
5:16 PM - 5:21 PM
(5 min)
Evolving Technique Update: Vascular Injury & The ASC: How To Prepare Hip Arthroplasty
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Knee Arthroplasty
6:45 AM - 6:50 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Knee Arthroplasty
7:18 AM - 7:18 AM
(0 min)
Panel: The Surprise Postop X-Ray: I Didn't Think This Happened But It Did Knee Arthroplasty
7:18 AM - 7:24 AM
(6 min)
Pro: What I Do With The Tibia In Varus & A Patient In No Pain Knee Arthroplasty
7:24 AM - 7:30 AM
(6 min)
Pro: What I Do To Avoid A Notched Femur & Does It Matter In Every Case? Knee Arthroplasty
7:30 AM - 7:36 AM
(6 min)
Pro: The Dislocating Patella In A Valgus Knee: How I Solve The Problem With Or Without Surgery Knee Arthroplasty
7:36 AM - 7:42 AM
(6 min)
Pro: I Can Feel The Prosthesis On The Inside Of My Knee Doc: See The Metal Hanging Over The Tibia? What Are You Going To Do? Knee Arthroplasty
7:42 AM - 7:48 AM
(6 min)
Pro: It Is So Hard To Bend My Knee: The Undercut Patella - What I Do If Motion Is Only 85 Degrees Of Flexion Knee Arthroplasty
8:53 AM - 8:53 AM
(0 min)
Mini-Panel: Picking The Right Technology To Help Your Surgeons: Here Are The Options For Your Hospital Administrator To Decide Knee Arthroplasty
Mini-Panel Moderator:David J. Mayman, MD
8:53 AM - 8:58 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Precision Alignment Technology In Your Hands Gets It Done Knee Arthroplasty
8:58 AM - 9:03 AM
(5 min)
Pro: CT Free Handheld Robotic Assisted Total Knee Replacement Knee Arthroplasty
9:03 AM - 9:08 AM
(5 min)
Pro: CT Guided Robotic Arm Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty Knee Arthroplasty
9:08 AM - 9:13 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Robotics-Lite: Computer Navigation In TKA Is The Right Technology For Your ASC Knee Arthroplasty
9:13 AM - 9:18 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Robotic Ligament Tensioner: A New Way To Go, Stand Back, Pick Me Knee Arthroplasty
9:18 AM - 9:23 AM
(5 min)
Pro: 3D Computer Navigation Is The Answer To Get Perfection Knee Arthroplasty
9:23 AM - 9:28 AM
(5 min)
Pro: CT Free Navigation In Total Knee Arthroplasty - Ignore Everyone Else Knee Arthroplasty
10:50 AM - 10:50 AM
(0 min)
Debate: 53-Year-Old Raquetball Player, Valgus Deformity, Needs A Total Knee Replacement Knee Arthroplasty
10:50 AM - 10:55 AM
(5 min)
Pro: A Perfect Candidate For Outpatient Arthroplasty: We Have The Protocol, We Have Success Knee Arthroplasty
10:55 AM - 11:00 AM
(5 min)
Pro: In-Patient Please, I Thought I Taught You, Why Are You So Irreverent? Do You Like Complications? Knee Arthroplasty
11:00 AM - 11:05 AM
(5 min)
Rebuttal Knee Arthroplasty
11:36 AM - 11:36 AM
(0 min)
Debate: 53-Year-Old Former World Cup Soccer Champ With Bilateral Knee OA Requesting One Surgery To Solve Her Problem Knee Arthroplasty
Debate Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
11:36 AM - 11:41 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Bilateral Knee Arthroplasty Replacement Has A Role For Some Patients Knee Arthroplasty
11:41 AM - 11:46 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Bilateral Knee Arthroplasty Not Worth The Risk Nor The Outcome Knee Arthroplasty
11:46 AM - 11:50 AM
(4 min)
Rebuttal Knee Arthroplasty
4:57 PM - 4:57 PM
(0 min)
Panel: The Opening Of A New Self-Standing Surgery Center: How Can I Not Lose Money & Make Patients Better Knee Arthroplasty
Panel Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
4:57 PM - 5:03 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Safe Passage For All Patients: Our Protocol, We Have Been Doing It In Vail For Years Knee Arthroplasty
5:03 PM - 5:09 PM
(6 min)
Pro: I Can Help You Teach Your Fellow Anesthesiologist, They Have To Care & They Will Knee Arthroplasty
5:09 PM - 5:15 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Patient Selection Is Not The Answer, You Need To Figure Out How Everyone Can Have It Safely: Here Are My Protocols, Here Are My Secrets Knee Arthroplasty
5:45 PM - 5:55 PM
(10 min)
Wrap Up & Summary: What I Have Learned Knee Arthroplasty

Orthopaedic Summit

PO Box 189
Bayville, NJ  08721
Phone +1 (646) 513-8131

Follow Us

For the latest news and announcements follow the Orthopaedic Summit social media pages.

Register

11th Orthopaedic Summit 2021
Bellagio Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
December 11 – 15, 2021

Please click here if you need to reset your password.