Drs. Michael Ast, Ayman Daouk & more: 4 orthopedic surgeons making headlines


Here are four orthopedic surgeons making the news this week:

Michael Ast, MD, spearheaded a study on total hip replacement, which found anterior and posterior incision approaches to deliver equivalent outcomes.

Ayman Daouk, MD, dropped a whistleblower lawsuit filed against Orlando (Fla.) Health in January.

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Chris Archer was operated on by Robert Thompson, MD.

Joseph Assini, MD, of Swedish Medical Center's OrthoOne in Englewood, Colo., developed a new approach to total hip replacement.

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