December 11th – 14th, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Michael P. Ast, MD

Michael P. Ast, MD
Hip Arthroplasty Co-Chair
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
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 11, 2019
Hip Arthroplasty
10:38 AM - 11:08 AM
(30 min)
Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Why Is This Case Going To Be Hard? Recognize Them Early! Hip Arthroplasty
2:51 PM - 2:51 PM
(0 min)
Debate: 63-Year-Old Former Tennis Professional With A Third Time Dislocated Hip, Weak Abductors, Trunnion Problems Hip Arthroplasty
Debate Moderator Michael P. Ast, MD
2:51 PM - 2:57 PM
(6 min)
Pro: All You Need To Do Is Put In A Constrained Liner, Silly Hip Arthroplasty
2:57 PM - 3:03 PM
(6 min)
Pro: The Answer Is Simple, Wake Up, Use The Dual Mobility Hip Arthroplasty
3:11 PM - 3:19 PM
(8 min)
Leg Length Discrepancy, How To Prevent, How To Manage? Hip Arthroplasty
3:58 PM - 5:58 PM
(120 min)
Timekeeper Hip Arthroplasty
4:28 PM - 4:58 PM
(30 min)
Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Why Did The Hip Fail, Why Is It So Hard: Fast Answers To Solving Common Problems Hip Arthroplasty
5:41 PM - 5:58 PM
(17 min)
Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: It Is A Distaster, You Meant Well Everything Went Well, Vessels Cut, Bone Broken, Take A Deep Breath It Happens! So Let's All Share With Each Other - It Is Revision Time! Hip Arthroplasty
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Knee Arthroplasty
6:50 AM - 6:55 AM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Knee Arthroplasty
6:55 AM - 9:30 AM
(155 min)
Timekeeper Knee Arthroplasty
7:03 AM - 7:03 AM
(0 min)
Panel: 61-Year-Old Stock Broker, Now For Her First Total Knee Replacement - Knows All The Investments & Technology Knee Arthroplasty
Panel ModeratorScott Sporer, MD
7:03 AM - 7:10 AM
(7 min)
Pro: 3D Computer Navigation Imaging Is The Answer To Get Perfection Knee Arthroplasty
7:10 AM - 7:17 AM
(7 min)
Pro: Sensor-Assisted Technology Improves Patient Outcomes & Satisfaction Knee Arthroplasty
7:17 AM - 7:24 AM
(7 min)
Pro: Precision Alignment Technology In Your Hand, Gets It Done Knee Arthroplasty
7:24 AM - 7:31 AM
(7 min)
Pro: CT-Guided, Robotic Arm-Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty Knee Arthroplasty
7:31 AM - 7:38 AM
(7 min)
Pro: CT-Free Handheld, Robotic-Assisted Total Knee Replacement Knee Arthroplasty
7:38 AM - 7:45 AM
(7 min)
Pro: Computer-Assisted Anatomic Tibia First, Balanced Femur TKA Knee Arthroplasty
7:45 AM - 7:52 AM
(7 min)
Pro: Robotic Ligament Tensioner: It Is The Way To Go! You Are All Wrong Knee Arthroplasty
10:37 AM - 10:37 AM
(0 min)
Debate: Same Day Total Knee Arthroplasty Has Arrived Even In The Big Cities Knee Arthroplasty
Debate ModeratorMichael B. Cross, MD
10:37 AM - 10:43 AM
(6 min)
Pro: I Have Been Doing It & Teaching It For Years - Let Me Show You Who, How & Why Knee Arthroplasty
10:43 AM - 10:49 AM
(6 min)
Pro: I Have Been Cleaning Up Your Messes: Are You Silly? My Patients Go Home When They Are Ready & Don't Return To The ER Knee Arthroplasty
10:49 AM - 10:52 AM
(3 min)
Rebuttal Knee Arthroplasty
3:01 PM - 3:01 PM
(0 min)
Panel: 83-Year-Old Third Time Loser With A Large Tibial Bony Defect Knee Arthroplasty
Panel ModeratorGiles R. Scuderi, MD
3:01 PM - 3:08 PM
(7 min)
Pro: Simple To Handle, It's Metaphyseal Cone Time, No Ice Cream Please Knee Arthroplasty
3:08 PM - 3:15 PM
(7 min)
Pro: The Revision Rotating Platform Total Knee Arthroplasty: An Answer To Bone Loss - It's Simple & Effective Knee Arthroplasty
3:15 PM - 3:22 PM
(7 min)
Pro: Let Me Show You My Way To Handle Bone Loss Knee Arthroplasty
4:51 PM - 4:51 PM
(0 min)
Mini-Panel: 53-Year-Old Painter Status Post Total Medial Meniscectomy 20 Years Ago Now Unable To Climb Ladders Knee Arthroplasty
Panel ModeratorHenry D. Clarke, MD
4:51 PM - 4:57 PM
(6 min)
Pro: The Robot Will Get It Perfect! Time For A Medial UKA Knee Arthroplasty
4:57 PM - 5:03 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Patient Specific Implantation Makes UKA Much Easier Knee Arthroplasty
5:03 PM - 5:09 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Handheld Robotic-Assisted Instruments Make This Procedure Simple Knee Arthroplasty

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