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A Revolution in Hip and Knee Replacement. 
ROBODOC<sup>®</sup><sup>®</sup>'s patented robotic surgery system for total joint replacement brings you the precision, comfort and results you've been waiting for. With exclusive innovations like 3-D Pre-surgical planning, active robotics and unparalleled accuracy, ROBODOC<sup>®</sup><sup>®</sup> puts the most advanced tools for hip and knee replacement surgery in your doctor's hands. All of which means greater comfort and better long-term results for you.
ROBODOC: See how ROBODOC works as a robotic surgical assistant
Featured Videos
Click on any of the videos below to learn about others' exceptional outcomes
and experiences with the ROBODOC system.

Company Video
Overview of the ROBODOC System
ROBODOC Video 2012
Preoperative Planning with ORTHODOC
Dr. Bargar demonstrates the features of preoperative planning with the ORTHODOC Workstation.
Orthodoc Demonstration
The surgeon’s most precise tool
Dr. Bargar describes the vital and beneficial relationship between the surgeon and the ROBODOC robotic assistant.
ROBODOC testimonials
The Future of Surgery
More than just a tool for total knee and hip replacement, ROBODOC sets the foundation for future surgical applications.
ROBODOC testimonials
Knee Surgery with ROBODOC
Demonstration of Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) using ORTHODOC Pre-operative planning and ROBODOC Surgical System.

*TKA is not available for sale in the U.S.
ROBODOC testimonials

Demonstrations of our
advanced orthopedic technology.
See how the ROBODOC surgical system uses active robotics and advanced precision to enhance Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) and Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) for patients, surgeons and administrators alike.

*TKA is not available for sale in the U.S.
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The ROBODOC Surgical System

The ROBODOC Surgical System is founded upon the seamless collaboration of two groundbreaking technologies. The first, ORTHODOC®, allows your surgeon to pre-operatively plan your procedure down to the smallest detail. This plan is then carried out with an elevated level of precision by the ROBODOC Surgical Assistant. Working in tandem, these advanced systems have been used in over 28,000 successful total joint replacements restoring mobility and reducing hip and knee joint pain for patients worldwide.

With the help of the ORTHODOC pre-surgical planning workstation, your surgeon begins by viewing a complete 3-dimensional image of the hip or knee joint. This image, built from detailed imported CT data, allows the surgeon to plan and refine his surgery based on an exact virtual model of the joint. After selecting the ideal implant from a library of major manufacturer implants, your surgeon proceeds to complete a “virtual surgery,” planning and accounting for your unique anatomical characteristics. After this "virtual surgery" has been perfected on the ORTHODOC workstation, it is then transferred to the ROBODOC Surgical Assistant in the Operating Room.

Once the surgeon's finely honed surgical plan is loaded in to the ROBODOC Surgical Assistant, the advantages of the entire ROBODOC System are brought to life. The ROBODOC Surgical Assistant implements the surgical plan with unmatched precision.

According to numerous independent clinical studies the combination of ORTHODOC and the ROBODOC Surgical Assistant leads to the better fit, fill and alignment of the implant, all measures of a successful joint replacement1,2,4. In addition, the pre-planning and precise execution of ROBODOC reduces leg length discrepancy2, intra-operative fractures1,3 and pulmonary emboli5 which can be common complications associated with hip and knee arthroplasty6,7,8,9. In short, because the surgeon is able to plan every step and account for every detail of the procedure before the first incision is ever made, ROBODOC takes hip and knee joint replacement to an entirely new level in terms of precision.

*TKA is not available for sale in the U.S.


1 Nakamura N, Sugano N, Nishii T, Kakimoto A, Miki H. A comparison between robotic-assisted and manual implantation of cementless total hip arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010;468(4):1072-1081.
2 Nishihara S, Sugano N, Nishii T, Miki H, Nakamura N, Yoshikawa H. Comparison between hand rasping and robotic milling for stem implantation in cementless total hip arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2006;21(7):957-966.
3 Barger WL, Bauer A, Börner M. Primary and revision total hip replacement using the Robodoc system. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1998;(354):82-91.
4 Song EK, Seon JK, Yim JH, et al. Robotic-assisted TKA Reduces Postoperative Alignment Outliers and Improves Gap Balance Compared to Conventional TKA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. Epub 2012 Jun 6.
5 Hagio K, Sugano N, Takashina M, Nishii T, Yoshikawa H, Ochi T. Effectiveness of the ROBODOC system in preventing intraoperative pulmonary embolism. Acta Orthop Scand. 2003;74(3):264-269.
6 Marsland D, Mears SC. A review of periprosthetic femoral fractures associated with total hip arthroplasty. Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2012 Sep;3(3):107-20.
7 Nam D, Sculco PK, Abdel MP, Alexiades MM, Figgie MP, Mayman DJ. Leg-length inequalities following THA based on surgical technique. Orthopedics. 2013 Apr 1;36(4):e395-400.
8 Januel JM, Chen G, Ruffieux C, Quan H, Douketis JD, Crowther MA, Colin C, Ghali WA, Burnand B; IMECCHI Group. Symptomatic in-hospital deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism following hip and knee arthroplasty among patients receiving recommended prophylaxis: a systematic review. JAMA. 2012 Jan 18;307(3):294-303.
9 Kirksey M, Chiu YL, Ma Y, Della Valle AG, Poultsides L, Gerner P, Memtsoudis SG. Trends in in-hospital major morbidity and mortality after total joint arthroplasty: United States 1998-2008. Anesth Analg. 2012 Aug;115(2):321-7. Epub 2012 May 31.