Michael P. Ast, MD

Michael P. Ast, MD
Hip Arthroplasty Vice Chair
Knee Arthroplasty Vice Chair
Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty Summit 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

Saturday, December 11, 2021
Hip Arthroplasty
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Hip Arthroplasty
4:40 PM - 4:40 PM
(0 min)
Section Moderator: Michael P. Ast, MD
4:55 PM - 5:00 PM
(5 min)
Evolving Technique Update: Vascular Injury, Periprosthetic Fractures & The ASC: How To Prepare, What You Need In Your Surgery Center To Make It Possible Hip Arthroplasty
Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Summit
6:50 AM - 6:55 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction The Pendulum Has Swung: Don't Be That Old-Fashioned Surgeon Working In An Outdated Institution! Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Summit
7:27 AM - 7:35 AM
(8 min)
It All Starts With Patient Engagement: The Phone Call & Reassuring Pain Will Not Be An Issue Postop Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Summit
7:51 AM - 8:06 AM
(15 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Patient Selection, Preoperative Clearance, Comorbidities, Consideration Why Not All Patients For Outpatient Surgery Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Summit
8:38 AM - 8:58 AM
(20 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: A Frank Discussion Of Outcomes, Different Types Of ASC Opportunities & Who You Team Up With: ASC The 21st Century Cures Act, Value Based Care Light For ASCs Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Summit
9:13 AM - 9:13 AM
(0 min)
Section Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
10:33 AM - 10:53 AM
(20 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Rapid Fire, Changing Dogma For The ASC: What Works, What Doesn't Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Summit
10:53 AM - 10:58 AM
(5 min)
Wrap Up & Summary Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Summit
Wealth Planning for Orthopedic Surgeons: How to Earn More, Build More, Reduce Taxes, and Protect What You’ve Built
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
(15 min)
Building Your Brand: Market Analysis, Find Your Niche & Reputation Management: How To Win The Competition Wealth Planning for Orthopedic Surgeons: How to Earn More, Build More, Reduce Taxes, and Protect What You’ve Built
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Hip Arthroplasty
7:00 AM - 7:05 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Hip Arthroplasty
10:45 AM - 10:45 AM
(0 min)
Panel: The Complex Primary Acetabulum With Significant Bone Loss: How I Succeed Hip Arthroplasty
Panel Moderator: Neil P. Sheth, MD
10:45 AM - 10:51 AM
(6 min)
Pro: How I Use Computer-Assisted Navigation Or Robotic-Assisted To Succeed In A Perfect Cup Placement & Not Lose Any Sleep Hip Arthroplasty
10:51 AM - 10:57 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Intraop Fluoro Is The Way To Go To Understand Hip Instability: I Wear My Thyroid Shield & Check The Cup & Stem Position Hip Arthroplasty
10:57 AM - 11:03 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Cup Placement Does Not Need Technology: Go Where The Good Bone Is Hip Arthroplasty
11:36 AM - 12:00 PM
(24 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With 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
Knee Arthroplasty
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Knee Arthroplasty
2:05 PM - 2:05 PM
(0 min)
Panel: My Robot/Technology Is Better Than Yours: Your Patient Will Benefit, Let Me Tell You Why Your Patient Will Benefit Knee Arthroplasty
Panel Moderator:George N. Guild III, MD
2:05 PM - 2:10 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Fully Automated Active Robot-Guided Total Knee Arthroplasty Knee Arthroplasty
2:10 PM - 2:15 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Robotic Surgical-Assisted Bone Resection & Soft Tissue Assessing With Plain X-Ray Total Knee Arthroplasty Knee Arthroplasty
2:15 PM - 2:20 PM
(5 min)
Pro: CT-Guided Robotic Arm Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty Knee Arthroplasty
2:20 PM - 2:25 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Image-Free Pre-Resection Assessment Of Alignment & Predicted Gap Balance Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance Knee Arthroplasty
2:25 PM - 2:30 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Image-Free Handheld Robotics In Total Knee Arthroplasty Knee Arthroplasty
2:30 PM - 2:35 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Precision Alignment Technology: Forget The Robot - Handheld Smart Devices Win The Day Knee Arthroplasty
2:35 PM - 2:40 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Intraoperative Sensors Save The Day: What We Have Learned About Ligament Balance - You Can Do It As Well Knee Arthroplasty
2:40 PM - 2:40 PM
(0 min)
Panel: 57-Year-Old 6'1" Former D1 Basketball Player From The West Coast Who Heard That Alignment Matters, But Which Kind? Knee Arthroplasty
Panel Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
2:40 PM - 2:45 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Mechanical Alignment: It Is What We All Are Doing To Get Long-Term Results - Don't Lecture Me Knee Arthroplasty
2:45 PM - 2:50 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Anatomic Alignment: Why Have You All Not Been Listening To Me - It Can Substitute For Mechanical Alignment Knee Arthroplasty
2:50 PM - 2:55 PM
(5 min)
Pro: Kinematic Alignment Is All That Matters: It's Like The Underground Railroad - I Am No Longer Doing It Quietly Knee Arthroplasty
2:55 PM - 2:58 PM
(3 min)
Panel Rebuttal Knee Arthroplasty
3:11 PM - 3:11 PM
(0 min)
Debate: 53-Year-Old Marathon Runner Former Inventor Of The Tourniquet, Says Do I Need It Knee Arthroplasty
Debate Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
3:11 PM - 3:16 PM
(5 min)
Pro: You Need The Tourniquet To See The Anatomy & Cement Properly Knee Arthroplasty
3:16 PM - 3:21 PM
(5 min)
Pro: I Know Why You Are Afraid, Don't Be: No Need For The Tourniquet Knee Arthroplasty
3:21 PM - 3:23 PM
(2 min)
Rebuttal Knee Arthroplasty
5:58 PM - 6:00 PM
(2 min)
Wrap Up & Summary Knee Arthroplasty
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
10:27 AM - 10:42 AM
(15 min)
Feature Lecture: Total Knee Arthroplasty: What's New? Cones, Long Stems, Cementless - Listen Up! Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Monday, December 13, 2021
Hip Arthroplasty
4:15 PM - 4:35 PM
(20 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With 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
4:35 PM - 4:35 PM
(0 min)
5:31 PM - 6:00 PM
(29 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Anything Goes: Stump The Stars Hip Arthroplasty
Knee Arthroplasty
7:00 AM - 7:05 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Knee Arthroplasty
10:28 AM - 10:34 AM
(6 min)
Evolving Technique: The Revision Rotating Platform Total Knee Arthroplasty: An Answer To Bone Loss - It's Simple & Effective Knee Arthroplasty
11:35 AM - 12:00 PM
(25 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Remember The Non-Technical Issues To Ensure Success In TKA (Patient Optimization, Obesity, Perioperative Nutrition & Hydration, Wound Closure, Dressings - Time To Disagree) Knee Arthroplasty

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