Mako Robotic Arm Surgery

Knee and hip problems don’t have to hold you back: There’s a minimally invasive option to help relieve knee and hip pain. Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis is the first in Memphis to offer the Mako partial and total knee applications.

MAKOplasty robot for robotically assisted surgeryMako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery is a minimally invasive joint replacement surgery technique for adults with early to mid-stage osteoarthritis. Mako is performed using a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic arm system. This system enables the surgeon to create a customized surgery plan that includes optimized implant positioning using a CT scan of the patient’s knee. During the surgery, the surgeon uses feedback from the robotic arm to make real-time adjustments for a more accurate and successful surgery.

Compared to traditional knee and hip replacement surgery, the Mako system potentially offers:

  • Reduced pain
  • Minimal hospitalization
  • More rapid recovery
  • Less implant wear and loosening
  • Smaller scar
  • Better motion and a more natural feeling knee

Mako Qualified Physicians at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis

Apurva Dalal, MD
Apurva Dalal, MD
Peter Lindy, MD
Peter Lindy, MD
Jean Simard, MD
Jean Simard, MD
Kevin Cleveland, MD

Eric Mingledorff's Mako Story

Eric Mingledorff shares his Mako robotic surgery experience at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis.

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