Dr. Ast is fellowship trained in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Surgery from HSS. 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.
HSS is a teaching hospital, which means our faculty instructs the next generation of musculoskeletal clinicians. Your physician is also likely to be working on research projects and clinical trials with HSS scientists and other experts. You may not meet every member of your healthcare team in person, but know that your care is enriched by: