Michael P. Ast, MD

Michael P. Ast, MD
Hip Arthroplasty Vice Chair
Chief Social Media Officer
Knee Arthroplasty Vice Chair
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, September 21, 2022
Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty Summit
7:10 AM - 7:15 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty Summit
7:15 AM - 7:15 AM
(0 min)
OUTPATIENT JOINT REPLACEMENT: PREPARING THE TEAM & TOOLS NEEDED TO SUCCEED Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty Summit
Section Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
8:23 AM - 8:30 AM
(7 min)
An Algorithm That Ensures Preparedness To Avoid Postoperative Phone Calls & Patient Discomfort Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty Summit
8:37 AM - 9:00 AM
(23 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Understanding How To Make Concepts Into Reality Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty Summit
10:54 AM - 11:19 AM
(25 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty Summit
11:35 AM - 12:00 PM
(25 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: The Postoperative Magic That Avoids Readmission Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty Summit
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Knee Arthroplasty
1:45 PM - 1:45 PM
(0 min)
TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY: THE PREOP WORK-UP IS ESSENTIAL: YOU MUST OPTIMIZE YOUR PATIENT'S HEALTH Knee Arthroplasty
Section Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
2:12 PM - 2:12 PM
(0 min)
Panel: 55-Year-Old President Of A Bank Just Listened To A Pitch About How Important Alignment Is For His Upcoming Total Knee Knee Arthroplasty
Panel Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
2:12 PM - 2:18 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Mechanical Alignment: It's The Standard, It Has Long-Term Results - Don't Lecture Me Knee Arthroplasty
2:18 PM - 2:24 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Kinematic Alignment Is All That Matters: Head To Head Studies Have Been Published, I Told You It Would Work & It Is Better: The 19% Of Disappointed Patients May Become Happy, Time For You To Listen & Change How You Operate Knee Arthroplasty
3:45 PM - 3:45 PM
(0 min)
NEW REALITIES IN TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY: CEMENTLESS, AR & MORE Knee Arthroplasty
Section Moderator:Michael P. Ast, MD
4:42 PM - 4:45 PM
(3 min)
Wrap-Up, Summary & Preview Knee Arthroplasty
Inaugural Periprosthetic Joint Infection Summit
8:28 AM - 8:28 AM
(0 min)
OBTAINING AN ACCURATE DIAGNOSIS OF PERIPROSTHETIC JOINT INFECTIONS Inaugural Periprosthetic Joint Infection Summit
9:35 AM - 10:10 AM
(35 min)
Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Inaugural Periprosthetic Joint Infection Summit
Friday, September 23, 2022
Hip Arthroplasty
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM
(5 min)
KNEE & HIP ARTHROPLASTY & TRAUMA COMBINED SUMMIT: WELCOME & INTRODUCTION Hip Arthroplasty
5:01 PM - 5:30 PM
(29 min)
Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Whose The Last Doctor Standing & Convincing The Audience They Are Correct Hip Arthroplasty
Knee Arthroplasty
7:10 AM - 7:15 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction: Knee Arthroplasty Day 2 Knee Arthroplasty
8:10 AM - 8:10 AM
(0 min)
Debate: 53-Year-Old Painter Status Post Total Meniscectomy 20 Years Ago, Now Unable To Climb Ladders: Requests His Operation To Be Performed In An Ambulatory Surgery Center For His Total Knee Arthroplasty Knee Arthroplasty
8:10 AM - 8:15 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Precision Alignment Technology: Forget The Robot - Handheld Smart Devices Win The Day, Simple & Elegant Knee Arthroplasty
8:15 AM - 8:20 AM
(5 min)
Pro: My Image-Free Handheld Robotic Is Better: Let Me Tell You Why Knee Arthroplasty
8:35 AM - 9:00 AM
(25 min)
Clinical Case Presentation With Questions & Answers: The Reality Check: Simple Answers Please, Do Not Pontificate - Technology & Difficult Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Knee Arthroplasty
11:06 AM - 11:13 AM
(7 min)
Evolving Technique: The Revision Rotating Platform Knee: My Answer To Bone Loss - It's Simple & Effective Knee Arthroplasty
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Hip Arthroplasty
7:10 AM - 7:15 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Hip Arthroplasty

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