Jacques L. D'Astous, M.D.

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Academic Information

  • Departments: Orthopaedics - Professor (Clinical), Physical Therapy - Adjunct Associate Professor

Board Certification

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic Office Information

  • (801) 536-3600
  • Shriners Hospital for Children
    Fairfax Road & Virginia
    Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Academic Bio

Dr. Jacques L. D’Astous is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City. He is also a clinical orthopaedic professor, and adjunct associate professor in physical therapy at the University of Utah.

He received his medical degree from the University of Ottawa School of Medicine, and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Ottawa. He did his fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics through the McLaughlin Foundation Traveling Fellowship (Sheffield, London, Paris, Boston, Wilmington). Dr. D’Astous specializes in spinal deformities, neuromuscular disorders and movement analysis.

Dr. D’Astous has four beautiful children and is an avid skier, cyclist, musician, photographer and outdoorsman.

Credentials
•Medical Degree, University of Ottawa School of Medicine
•University of Utah Orthopaedic Professor (Clinical)
•University of Utah Adjunct Associate Professor in Physical Therapy
•Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Ottawa
•Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship, McLaughlin Foundation Traveling Fellowship (Sheffield, London, Paris, Boston, Wilmington)
•American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
•Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Toronto/McLaughlin Foundation
Pediatric Orthopaedics
Fellow
Residency University of Ottawa
Orthopaedic Surgery
Resident
Internship University of British Columbia (St. Paul's Hospital)
Rotating Internship
Intern
Professional Medical University of Ottawa
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Ottawa
Pre-Medicine
Baccalaureate
University of Ottawa

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Fellowship University of Toronto/McLaughlin Foundation
Pediatric Orthopaedics
Fellow Canada
Residency University of Ottawa
Orthopaedic Surgery
Resident Canada
Internship University of British Columbia (St. Paul's Hospital)
Rotating Internship
Intern Canada
Professional Medical University of Ottawa
Medicine
M.D. Canada
Undergraduate University of Ottawa
Pre-Medicine
Baccalaureate Canada
University of Ottawa
Canada

Career

Institution Description Country
Ottawa Regional Rehabilitation Centre Consultant Staff Canada
Ottawa General Hospital Consultant Staff Canada
Ottawa Civic Hospital Consultant Staff Canada
Ottawa Children's Treatment Center Consultant Staff Canada
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Division of Orthopaedics, Department of Surgery Chief Canada
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedics Active Staff Canada
University of Ottawa, Department of Surgery Associate Professor Canada
University of Ottawa, Department of Surgery Assistant Professor Canada

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Spontaneous Fatal Intraoperative Rupture of Great Vessel During Growing Rod Lengthening: Do Children With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Require the Availability of Vascular Expertise? A Case Report and Review of the Literature.Working ZM, Hsiao M, Sanders JC, Bratton SL, DAstous JL (2015). Spontaneous Fatal Intraoperative Rupture of Great Vessel During Growing Rod Lengthening: Do Children With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Require the Availability of Vascular Expertise? A Case Report and Review of the Literature. (Epub ahead of print) J Pediatr Orthop.
  2. DAstous J, Johnson B (08/01/2015). Are muscles weaker in children with neurofibromatosis type 1? Dev Med Child Neurol, 57(8), 699.
  3. Plyometric training: effectiveness and optimal duration for children with unilateral cerebral palsy.Johnson BA, Salzberg C, MacWilliams BA, Shuckra AL, DAstous JL (2014). Plyometric training: effectiveness and optimal duration for children with unilateral cerebral palsy. Pediatr Phys Ther, 26(2), 169-79.
  4. Kinematics and kinetics of normal and planovalgus feet during walking.Saraswat P, MacWilliams BA, Davis RB, DAstous JL (2014). Kinematics and kinetics of normal and planovalgus feet during walking. Gait Posture, 39(1), 339-45.
  5. The influence of desmopressin on blood loss during spinal fusion surgery in neuromuscular patients.Letts M, Pang E, DAstous J, Jarvis J, Lawton L, Luke B, Rhine E, Menard E (1998). The influence of desmopressin on blood loss during spinal fusion surgery in neuromuscular patients. Spine, 23(4), 475-8.
  6. Masked rotatory subluxation of the atlas associated with fracture of the clavicle: a clinical and biomechanical analysis.AL-Etani H, DAstous J, Letts M, Hahn M, Yeadon A (1998). Masked rotatory subluxation of the atlas associated with fracture of the clavicle: a clinical and biomechanical analysis. Am J Orthop, 27(5), 375-80.
  7. Fractures of the capitellum in adolescents.Letts M, Rumball K, Bauermeister S, McIntyre W, DAstous J (1997). Fractures of the capitellum in adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop, 17(3), 315-20.
  8. Poststreptococcal reactive arthritis mimicking acute septic arthritis: a hospital-based study.Birdi N, Allen U, DAstous J (1995). Poststreptococcal reactive arthritis mimicking acute septic arthritis: a hospital-based study. J Pediatr Orthop, 15(5), 661-5.
  9. Intraoperative anaphylaxis secondary to allergy to latex in children who have spina bifida. Report of two cases.DAstous J, Drouin MA, Rhine E (1992). Intraoperative anaphylaxis secondary to allergy to latex in children who have spina bifida. Report of two cases. J Bone Joint Surg Am, 74(7), 1084-6.
  10. Simple bone cysts. The effects of methylprednisolone on synovial cells in culture.Yu CL, DAstous J, Finnegan M (1991). Simple bone cysts. The effects of methylprednisolone on synovial cells in culture. Clin Orthop, (262), 34-41.
  11. Postoperative heterotopic ossification in children: a comparison of children with spina bifida and with cerebral palsy.Bouchard J, DAstous J (1991). Postoperative heterotopic ossification in children: a comparison of children with spina bifida and with cerebral palsy. Can J Surg, 34(5), 454-6.
  12. Gustavo Stringel, Jacques L DAstous (1987). "Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome and Other Cases of Lower Limb Hypertrophy: Pediatric Surgical Implications". Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 22(7), 645-650.
  13. Oral morphine versus injected meperidine (Demerol) for pain relief in children after orthopedic surgery.OHara M, McGrath PJ, DAstous J, Vair CA (1987). Oral morphine versus injected meperidine (Demerol) for pain relief in children after orthopedic surgery. J Pediatr Orthop, 7(1), 78-82.
  14. Peter Pizzutillo, Ernesto F Rocha, Jacques L DAstous, Thomas F Kling Jr, Ann Arbor, Richard E McCarthy (1986). "Bilateral Fracture of the Pedicle of the Second Cervical Vertebra in the Young Child". J Bone Joint Surg Am, 68-A(6), 892-896.
  15. Adolescent chronic pain: the ability to cope.Dunn-Geier BJ, McGrath PJ, Rourke BP, Latter J, DAstous J (1986). Adolescent chronic pain: the ability to cope. Pain, 26(1), 23-32.
  16. Proximal femoral resection-interposition arthroplasty: salvage hip surgery for the severely disabled child with cerebral palsy.Baxter MP, DAstous JL (1986). Proximal femoral resection-interposition arthroplasty: salvage hip surgery for the severely disabled child with cerebral palsy. J Pediatr Orthop, 6(6), 681-5.
  17. The pediatric T-supracondylar fracture.Jarvis JG, DAstous JL (1984). The pediatric T-supracondylar fracture. J Pediatr Orthop, 4(6), 697-9.

Book Chapter

  1. Harrison J, DAstous J (2014). Global Orthopedics: Caring for Musculoskeletal Conditions and Injuries in Austere Settings. In Global Orthopedics and Traumatology: Musculoskeletal Infections (pp. 293-302). Springer.