Pediatric urologist Michael Ost, MD, MBA, is the chief surgical integration officer at WVU Medicine Children’s.
As chief surgical integration officer, Dr. Ost is in charge of ensuring the coordination of the surgical service lines, as well as the integration of WVU Medicine physicians and employees, ideas/concepts, and operational processes in pediatric and adult surgical care delivery system-wide.
Ost received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, and his Master of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
After completing his urology training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Ost became the first urologist in the United States to complete fellowships in endo-urology and pediatric urology in order to treat the entire spectrum of urologic disease in a minimally invasive fashion. He specializes in the surgical treatment of congenital renal abnormalities, renal tumors, and complex stone disease, and is known internationally for his use of robotic surgery for pediatric and adult urological procedures.