MAKOplasty® at Santa Monica Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Group
The physicians at Santa Monica Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Group
meet the highest standards of education, training, and experience. With
our innovative use of MAKOplasty®, we remain on the cutting edge of
the latest surgical developments for patients. We work with some of the
world’s leading medical technology companies to provide excellent
services to athletes and people from all walks of life.
MAKOplasty® is a robot-assisted surgery that can be used for two different
Depending on the specifics of your health and joint concerns, MAKOplasty®
may be a viable solution. The RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic
System provides our surgeons will real-time visuals and feedback to allow
for an optimal resurfacing and implant positioning.
Are You a Candidate?
In order to determine if you are a candidate for total hip replacement
or partial knee resurfacing through MAKOplasty®, you will need to
consult with one of our qualified physicians, listed below. You may want
to learn more about the MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing procedure
if you have already been diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee or
have severe pain in your knee with physical activity.
Similarly, those suffering from hip pain that hasn’t gone away through
non-surgical solutions should discuss the option of MAKOplasty® Total
Hip Arthroplasty with one of the skilled physicians at Santa Monic Orthopaedic
& Sports Medicine Group.