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Assisted Surgery

MAKO Robotic-Arm

Dr. Matthew Friederichs is the 1st in the state to utilize the Mako Smartrobotics™ Total Knee in an ambulatory surgery center setting. Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery represents a cutting-edge advancement in the field of surgical technology, seamlessly blending the precision of robotics with the expertise of skilled surgeons. This innovative system empowers surgeons with enhanced accuracy and control during complex procedures, particularly in orthopedic and joint surgeries. Mako’s robotic arm serves as a surgical assistant, providing real-time data and three-dimensional imaging to guide surgeons in making precise incisions and optimizing implant placement. By offering unparalleled precision and personalized treatment plans, Mako robotic-arm-assisted surgery has revolutionized the way we approach surgical interventions, ultimately leading to improved outcomes, faster recoveries, and enhanced patient satisfaction.

Matt Friederichs, MD

Dr. Matt Friederichs is a board-certified fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and knee surgery.


  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • General Surgeon Internship: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Medical School: University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
  • Undergraduate: University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Professional Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons