Robotic Spine Surgery

“I am looking forward to incorporating the Renaissance system into my surgical practice. Robotic spine surgery is the future of neurological surgery and will help us achieve the best outcomes for our patients,” -- George Martin, MD, FAANS.


At this point, Dr. Martin has performed more than 500 surgeries using the Mazor Robotic system placing him in the category of most-experienced in the world.

Surgery with Mazor Robotics Technology

Mazor Robotics’ Renaissance™ is a specially-designed surgical guidance system which allows surgeons to perform safer and more accurate spine surgeries. For patients, this means better clinical outcomes with less pain, fewer complications, and shorter recovery time. Renaissance is in daily use in leading hospitals with thousands of successful cases worldwide.
Surgical treatment of the spine requires planning and precision; and each patient’s anatomy has unique challenges. Surgeons use Renaissance’s advanced 3D planning software before entering the operating room to create a unique surgical blueprint, which is the ideal procedure for each patient’s condition. In the operating room, the surgeon does the actual work; The Renaissance Guidance Unit guides the surgeon’s tools according to the surgical blueprint to place the implants safely, and with the highest level of accuracy in the exact preplanned locations. And since there is no need for additional X-rays during surgery, there is usually less intraoperative exposure to radiation than with other surgical treatments.

Why Mazor Robotics Spine Surgery?


Picture this: Robots playing basketball. No drama, no suspense, no uncertainty – just consistent, precise, reproducible results. Not an exciting game, but ideal for your spine surgery.


With Mazor Robotics’ Renaissance™ surgeons plan before entering the operating room and then implement--with the utmost precision--during the procedure, providing consistent results and optimal outcomes for patients.


Surgical treatment of the spine requires planning and precision; and each patient’s anatomy has unique challenges. Surgery with Mazor Robotics’ Renaissance™ provides increased safety and precision for a wide variety of spine procedures, and in some cases, enables minimally invasive surgery.


Independent clinical research has shown that minimally invasive surgery with Mazor Robotics technology:1,2,3

  • Increases accuracy with less radiation
  • Lowers complication rates
  • Reduces pain
  • Enables faster recovery and return to daily activities
“We are pleased to continue the expansion of the Mazor Robotics technology to a new territory in the United States,” stated Ori Hadomi, President and CEO. Mazor is particularly honored to be associated with Dr. Martin, a renowned and well respected neurosurgeon in the field of spine surgery. His adoption of Mazor’s technology is a testament to the value we offer surgeons, patients, and hospitals. We are confident that Southwest NeuroSpine Institute will find Renaissance to be an essential tool in its surgical practice.”
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1- Kantelhardt, SR, Martinez R, Baerwinkel S, Burger R, Giese A, Rohde V. Perioperative course and accuracy of screw positioning in conventional, open robotic-guided and percutaneous robotic-guided, pedicle screw placement.. Eur Spine J. 2011;20(6):860-868. doi:10.1007/s00586-011-1729-2.

2- Pechlivanis I, Kiriyanthan G, Engelhardt M, et al. Percutaneous placement of pedicle screws in the lumbar spine using a bone mounted miniature robotic system, first experiences and accuracy of screw placement. Spine. 2009;34(4):392–398.

3- Devito, DP, Kaplan, L, Dietl R, et al. Clinical acceptance and accuracy assessment of spinal implants guided with SpineAssist surgical robot: retrospective study. Spine. 2010;35(24):2109-2115.