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MAKO Surgical Corporation (Acquired by Stryker)

Founded: 1997 as Z-KAT

Northwestern Inventor:
Michael Peshkin
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering

MAKO Surgical Corporation, (founded as Z-KAT in 1997) is an innovative orthopedic medical device company developing advanced solutions for orthopedic surgery. The company has developed and released the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System.

MAKO Surgical Corporation (Acquired by Stryker) Website

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