Mako Robotic-Arm Surgical System for Precise Joint Replacement

Service: Topics: Organization:
Orange Coast Medical Center
Featured speaker:

Timothy W. Gibson, MD

Medical Director, MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Orange Coast Medical Center
Specialties:
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Timothy W. Gibson is a board certified orthopedic surgeon at Orange Coast Medical Center. He has expertise in all aspects of arthritis treatment including arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement. He also specializes in sports medicine. Dr. Gibson has additional expertise and certification to perform robotic-arm assisted total knee, partial knee and hip replacement with the Mako system available at Orange Coast Medical Center.

Podcast Summary

The demand for hip and knee joint replacement is expected to rise significantly over the next decade in the U.S.  The Mako Robotic-Arm Surgical System is the latest advancement in robotic-assisted surgical technology, allowing for a more precise, individualized treatment option for joint replacement.  Orthopedic Surgeon and Medical Director of the MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Orange Coast Medical Center, Timothy Gibson, M.D., discusses the benefits of this transformative technology .