OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth now offers Mako Robotic-Arm assisted surgery

6/29/2023 - Ottawa, Illinois

  • Mako

    Connor Kasik, DO, orthopedic surgeon

OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center now offers highly advanced robotic-arm assisted joint replacement with the Stryker Mako SmartRobotics system. This innovative technology allows orthopedic surgeons to personalize total knee, partial knee and total hip replacement procedures for patients. This new surgical option offers patients a minimally invasive alternative for joint replacement enabling patients to recover faster and more effectively.

“The Mako robotic system, which combines 3D CT-based planning with data analytics, allows our orthopedic surgeons to create a personalized plan for each patient based on their unique anatomy before surgery,” said Leonardo Lopez, MD, chief medical officer of OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center. “We believe this state-of-the-art technology will lead to better outcomes for total knee, total hip and partial knee patients. Connor Kasik, DO, and Robert Mitchell, DO, are certified to perform robotic-arm assisted joint replacement surgeries at OSF Saint Elizabeth.”

Call (815) 431-5746 to schedule an appointment at either the OSF Medical Group – Orthopedic offices located at 1050 E. Norris Drive, Suite 3A, in Ottawa or the OSF Medical Group – Orthopedic office located at 1405 E. 12th Street, Suite 700 in Mendota.

Learn more about OSF Medical Group - Orthopedics at osfhealthcare.org/orthopedics

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OSF HealthCare is an integrated health system owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, headquartered in Peoria, Illinois. OSF HealthCare has 15 hospitals – 10 acute care, five critical access - with 2,084 licensed beds throughout Illinois and Michigan. OSF employs nearly 24,000 Mission Partners throughout 150+ locations; has two colleges of nursing; operates OSF Home Care Services, an extensive network of home health and hospice services; owns Pointcore, Inc., comprised of health care-related businesses; OSF HealthCare Foundation, the philanthropic arm for the organization; and OSF Ventures, which provides investment capital for promising health care innovation startups. In 2020, OSF OnCall was established, a digital health operating unit, including a hospital-at-home, which delivers care and services when, where and how patients prefer to receive them. OSF HealthCare has been recognized by Fortune as one of the most innovative companies in the country. More at osfhealthcare.org/




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