Mako for partial knee resurfacing, total knee replacement and total hip replacement procedures using RIO® (Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System) is a procedure designed to relieve the pain caused by joint degeneration due to osteoarthritis (OA).


Clinics & Locations

Hartford HealthCare offers this breakthrough technology for hip and knee patients at most of our acute care locations.

Conditions & Treatment

Mako is an innovative treatment option for adults living with early to mid-stage joint degeneration of the hip or knee.

Departments & Services

Unlike other more invasive procedures Mako can often be performed through a four to six inch incision.

Frequently Asked Questions

A collection of commonly asked questions regarding Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery and RIO®.

Resources & Tools

Learn more about what Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery has to offer.

Acute Care Locations:

Backus Hospital

Backus Hospital

Backus Hospital includes a not-for-profit, 213-bed hospital in Norwich and numerous off-site locations, including several health centers and the Backus Outpatient Care Center.

Bone and Joint Institute

Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital

Hartford Hospital is an 867-bed Level 1 Trauma Center and regional referral center that provides high-quality care in all clinical disciplines. It is one of the largest teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers in New England.

MidState Medical Center

MidState Medical Center

MidState Medical Center is a 156-bed acute care hospital located in Meriden, Connecticut, with satellite offices in Cheshire, Wallingford and Southington. MidState provides a broad spectrum of services that meets the needs of the community it serves.

Southington Care Center

Southington Surgery Center

At the Southington Surgery Center we are proud to offer high quality care as a more convenient and cost effective alternative to traditional hospital care. Our staff has been carefully selected and trained and include some of the most outstanding health care professionals in Connecticut.


Windham Hospital

Windham Hospital is a 130-bed, not-for-profit acute care community hospital providing state-of-the-art comprehensive medical services, personalized attention and care.