Amar S. Ranawat, MD

Amar S. Ranawat, MD
Knee Arthroplasty Chair
Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College
Hospital for Special Surgery Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Amar S. Ranawat was born in New York City. After graduating from Cornell University Medical College, he completed his orthopaedic residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery. In 2002 he completed his fellowship training in Adult Reconstruction under the direction of his father, Dr. Chitranjan S. Ranawat. He is currently a Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Attending Surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He is a member of The Hip and Knee Societies. A large portion of his practice is dedicated to complex primary and revision total joint surgery. He is an active Clinical Orthopaedic Researcher with particular interests in alternative bearing surfaces for total hip replacement and rotating-platform total knee designs. He lectures extensively at both the national and international levels. He has over 100 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and presentations.
He has received numerous awards including: The 2013 Teaching Award given to the HSS Attending who is recognized for Outstanding Teaching on the Adult Reconstruction and Total Joint Service. The 2011 Mentorship Award given to the LHH Orthopaedic Attending who demonstrates an outstanding ability to guide, support and teach the Residents. The 2008 HAP Paul Award for the "best paper on new developments in the field of arthroplasty" awarded for MRI in the Early Detection of Particle Disease Following Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Prospective Study at the 2008 International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, Seoul, South Korea. The 2007 Chief Resident’s Special Award given in recognition of excellent teaching in the LHH Orthopaedic Clinic. The Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal awarded in 2007 for performing emergency limb saving surgery on a Marine during exercises in Tan Tan, Morocco. The 2006 Hip Society British Traveling Fellowship awarded to two young surgeons allowing travel to selected hip centers in the United Kingdom for a period of 3 weeks in September 2006. The 2004 James A. Rand Award for the most outstanding paper in knee surgery presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, November 2004.
He is married to his wife Andrea. They live in NYC with their 3 sons Cole (16), Conor (14) and Caden (10).

All Sessions by Amar S. Ranawat, MD

TimeProgramTopicFaculty
Saturday, December 11, 2021
Hip Arthroplasty
1:38 PM - 1:38 PM
(0 min)
Debate: 56-Year-Old Male Skier Jumps Off A Cliff In Vail With A Displaced Femoral Neck Fracture Hip Arthroplasty
Debate Moderator: Amar S. Ranawat, MD
1:38 PM - 1:44 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Reduce The Fracture In Less Than One Hour & Consider Closed Percutaneous Pinning Versus Open Reduction Internal Fixation Hip Arthroplasty
1:44 PM - 1:50 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Don't Be Silly, This Athlete Needs A Perfectly Done Primary Total Hip Replacement: He Will Be Skiing In No Time Hip Arthroplasty
1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
(20 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Perioperative Precautions To Have A Safe Outcome For Hip Fractures & Primary Hips: DVT Prophylaxis, Clearance For Surgery <24 Hours, Types Of Anesthesia, Treatment Of The Non-Displaced Femoral Neck Fracture In 50-Year-Old, Choosing Why Sliding Plates Vs. Intramedullary Devices, Ceramic Vs. Metal Heads For The Displaced Hip Fracture Hip Arthroplasty
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
(30 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Complications: The Periprosthetic Fracture, Leg Length Discrepancy, Intraop Instability, Subsidence, Multiple Dislocations, Vascular Injury, Metallosis, Trunnionosis Hip Arthroplasty
Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Summit
10:17 AM - 10:25 AM
(8 min)
The Role Of TXA, Tourniquets, Drains, & Intraoperative Marcaine Outpatient Joint Arthroplasty Summit
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
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Hip Arthroplasty
8:05 AM - 8:25 AM
(20 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Avoiding Dislocations & Designing Preventive Solutions When Understanding Pelvic-Spine Continuity Issues Hip Arthroplasty
10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
(0 min)
Mini-Panel: Issues That Confound All Of Us When We Thought We Did It Right Hip Arthroplasty
Panel Moderator:Peter K. Sculco, MD
10:30 AM - 10:35 AM
(5 min)
Pro: My Algorithm To The Painful Total Hip Arthroplasty: When The Patient Says It Feels Bad & The X-Ray Looks Good Hip Arthroplasty
10:35 AM - 10:40 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Heterotopic Ossification, It's The Cause: How To Prevent, How To Treat, Why Haven't We Solved It Yet? Hip Arthroplasty
10:40 AM - 10:45 AM
(5 min)
Pro: Metal-On-Metal & Trunnion Issues: You Need To Know How To Manage Even If You Say I Am Not Doing It This Way 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
Knee Arthroplasty
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM
(5 min)
Welcome & Introduction Knee Arthroplasty
3:23 PM - 3:29 PM
(6 min)
Evolving Technique: Going Cementless In 2021: My 7 Tips & Tricks Knee Arthroplasty
3:35 PM - 3:40 PM
(5 min)
Commentary: The Secrets To My Success With Cementless Total Knee Arthroplasty - It Is All About Proper Technique Knee Arthroplasty
4:40 PM - 5:05 PM
(25 min)
Clinical Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Time To Challenge The Experts: No Long Answers Please (Alignment Choices, Mid-Flexion Instability, When Navigation Goes Bad, Perioperative Truths) Knee Arthroplasty
5:26 PM - 5:33 PM
(7 min)
72-Year-Old Female Now With An Unbalanced Knee: How I Solve Tight In Flexion Or Tight In Extension - Keys To Success Intraoperatively & Postoperatively For The CR Stiff Knee Knee Arthroplasty
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
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
7:12 AM - 7:12 AM
(0 min)
Panel: 71-Year-Old Grandmother of 10, Draining From A Chronic Sinus Tract 6 Months After A Primary Total Knee Knee Arthroplasty
7:12 AM - 7:18 AM
(6 min)
Pro: DAIR (Debride, Antibiotics, Implant Retention): The Best Alternative For An Infected Prosthesis Knee Arthroplasty
7:18 AM - 7:24 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Single Stage Exchange: What All The Literature Tells Us Knee Arthroplasty
7:24 AM - 7:30 AM
(6 min)
Pro: One And A Half Exchange: Say What! - It's My Experience I Want to Share Knee Arthroplasty
7:30 AM - 7:36 AM
(6 min)
Pro: The Two Stage Exchange: My Techniques, Why I Win The Day, Don't Mess Around 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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