Knee Resurfacing

What is it and how is it performed?

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What is MAKO Knee Resurfacing?

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that inflames and damages your knee bones and soft tissues. Severe knee osteoarthritis may cause pain that makes it difficult for you to walk or even stand. Your quality of life decreases as it becomes difficult to perform normal everyday movements and activities.

A MAKO knee resurfacing procedure may be used to treat severe knee osteoarthritis as an alternative to a traditional total knee replacement. At Active Orthopedic & Sports Medicine our Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeons use advanced MAKO software and a state-of-the-art MAKO robot to make precise bone cuts and replace the osteoarthritic bone with perfectly positioned metal and plastic components.

Prior to surgery, a 3-D model of the knee is made using the MAKO computer software so that a precise implant can be custom fitted for your knee. This often leads to the implant be a better fit as well as reduces surgical time.

How is MAKO knee resurfacing performed?

Your Active Orthopedic & Sports Medicine MAKO knee resurfacing expert:

  • Carefully makes an incision on the front of the knee
  • Gently retracts muscles and soft tissues
  • Makes bone cuts using a MAKO software produced 3-D knee model and a MAKO robot
  • Perfectly positions knee components and cements them in place

Your symptoms decrease quickly after your procedure and continue to improve as you regain strength, flexibility, and function.

Why choose Active Orthopedics & Sports Medicine?

MAKO knee resurfacing is a new surgical procedure that only a small number of orthopedic specialists perform. Active Orthopedic & Sports Medicine are MAKO knee resurfacing experts.

If you are considering a knee replacement, please contact us. We have conveniently located offices in Hackensack, Montclair, and Emerson.

We participate in most insurance plans

Find our if we are In-Network with your insurance plan. If you do not see your plan or provider, call our office and we will answer your questions.

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Meet Our Knee Experts

Michael Gross, MD

Sports Medicine Specialist

Michael Benke, MD

Sports Medicine Specialist

Oscar Vazquez, MD

Sports Medicine Specialist

Thomas John, MD

Joint Replacement Specialist

Stephen Silver, MD

Sports Medicine Specialist

Our Vast Experience in Treating Knee Injuries and Conditions Is Second to None

Dr. Rhim is a excellent surgeon and knows what he is doing. He takes the time out the explain about the procedure in a very clear manner. Ever since my surgery I have been feeling better than ever!

Jose F.

Patient of Dr. Rhim

This is the best Doctor I’ve ever been to for chronic disk problems in my back. He reads his own MRI’s and such, went to a top US Medical school and the surgical procedure I had with him couldn’t have gone better. The staff is efficient and very friendly. 

John D.

Patient of Dr. Natalicchio

Dr. Mendoza absolutely is very pleasant, knowledgeable, fine might I add. I highly recommend all my family & friends to Active Orthopedics.


Patient of Dr. Mendonz

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