September 14, 2022

Birmingham Medical News - Andrews Sports Medicine Leads in Using Robots for Joint Replacement Surgery


Birmingham Medical News

By Marti Web Slay

As robotics play a larger role in total joint replacement surgeries, the procedures are proving to be more effective than ever. Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham has used the technology more than almost any other institution in the U.S.

"It depends on how you break down the numbers," said David Moore, MD, joint replacement specialist at Andrews. "My understanding is that from 2018 to the present, Ascension St. Vincent's is number one in the country, but as the technology has become more popular, we are falling off the pace a little bit, because there are more big institutions utilizing it now."

Under the urging of Moore, Andrews was the first practice to bring Stryker's Mako SmartRobotics technology to this area in...

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