Jacques L. D'Astous, MD

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Academic Information

  • Departments: Orthopaedics - Professor (Clinical)

Board Certification

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

Academic Office Information

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

Academic Bio

Dr. D’Astous joined Shriners Hospital, Salt Lake City, in 1995 after 16 years of practice as a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa, Canada. His special interests include neuromuscular disorders and spinal deformities, particularly early onset scoliosis and neuromuscular scoliosis. He graduated from the University of Ottawa medical school and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Ottawa in 1977. This was followed by a traveling fellowship (Sheffield, London, Paris, Boston, Wilmington) in Pediatric Orthopaedics sponsored by the R.S. McLaughlin Foundation. Dr. D’Astous also serves as the Medical Director of the Movement Analysis Laboratory at Shriners Hospital. He is also on the consulting staff at Primary Children’s Hospital. Dr. D’Astous has four beautiful children and is an avid skier, cyclist, musician, photographer and outdoorsman.

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

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. DAstous J, Johnson B (08/01/2015). Are muscles weaker in children with neurofibromatosis type 1? Dev Med Child Neurol, 57(8), 699.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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. Letts M, Rumball K, Bauermeister S, McIntyre W, DAstous J (1997). Fractures of the capitellum in adolescents. J Pediatr Orthop, 17(3), 315-20.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Yu CL, DAstous J, Finnegan M (1991). Simple bone cysts. The effects of methylprednisolone on synovial cells in culture. Clin Orthop Relat Res, (262), 34-41.
  11. 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.
  12. Gustavo Stringel, Jacques L DAstous (1987). "Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome and Other Cases of Lower Limb Hypertrophy: Pediatric Surgical Implications". J Pediatr Surg, 22(7), 645-650.
  13. 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.
  14. Dunn-Geier BJ, McGrath PJ, Rourke BP, Latter J, DAstous J (1986). Adolescent chronic pain: the ability to cope. Pain, 26(1), 23-32.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.