You’re unique, and so is your individual anatomy. That’s why robotic technology joint replacement surgery may be right for you. The “robot” acts as an assistant to Dr. Klaassen, helping to tailor the placement of the implant just for you.

Robotic-Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery of the Hip, Knee and Shoulder

Getting a precise knee implant fit is important to your comfort and overall experience following knee replacement surgery. Dr. Klaassen is specially trained with the ROSA Robotic Knee System, created by Zimmer Biomet. The system supports him with data and information before and during the surgery. It informs the doctor of the details related to your unique anatomy that may affect your implant. With this tool Dr. Klaassen can plan and execute the precise fit of your knee replacement based on your individual needs.

Benefits of Robotic Joint Replacement

Being a minimally invasive approach, robotic joint replacement offers great potential:

  • Precise placement of the implant
  • Increased longevity of the implant
  • Reduced hospital stays
  • Smaller incisions
  • Less time under anesthesia

  • Quicker recovery and relief
  • Fast return to daily activities
  • Reduced injury to adjacent tissues

People often ask: Is the robot doing the surgery? No, it is simply a robotic arm and a very precise positioning platform for the tools that the physician uses as an aid to complete the surgery. Dr. K  notes, “Robotic assisted knee replacement surgery increases our precision and gives the surgeon real-time information during the operation. After the surgery, patients find that the knee function is impeccable.”

Contact us at (239) 445-2112 to determine if robotic assisted knee surgery is right for you.