Surgical Robots Market: Global Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast, 2022-2032

Surgical Robots Market: Overview and Definition

The surgical robots market refers to the industry involved in the development, production, and distribution of robotic systems and software designed for use in surgical procedures. Surgical robots are computer-controlled devices that can assist surgeons in performing minimally invasive surgeries with greater precision and accuracy.

These robotic systems typically consist of a surgeon console, where the surgeon controls the robotic arms and instruments, a patient-side cart that holds the robotic arms and instruments, and a vision system that provides the surgeon with a high-resolution 3D image of the surgical field. The use of surgical robots can lead to reduced blood loss, smaller incisions, and shorter recovery times for patients, compared to traditional open surgeries.

The market for surgical robots is expected to continue to grow, driven by factors such as an increasing demand for minimally invasive surgeries, technological advancements in robotics and imaging, and a growing number of regulatory approvals for surgical robots. However, the high cost of these systems and concerns about the potential for automation to replace human surgeons in some procedures may limit adoption and growth in certain segments of the market.

The 21st century since its beginning has seen major technological advancements and uplifts along with Artificial Intelligence massively developing and being made to comprehensively aid in many humanistic-centered tasks across various fields. One such field is the medical field, where AI has been on the rise in the form of Surgical Robots. This market that started somewhere around the 1980’s is expected to grow from USD 6.7 billion in 2020 to USD 11.8 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 12.1% during the forecast period. With the use of these robots, the surgeries are done with precision, miniaturization, smaller incisions; decreased blood loss, less pain and quicker healing time.


The growth of surgical robots market is attributed towards the growth of some relevant factors such as technological advancements, advantages of robotic-assisted surgery, increasing adoption of surgical robots by hospitals & ambulatory surgery centers & increased funding for medical robot research.

Predominantly, the challenges that exist in the use of these robots for surgery are clearly evident in the form of relatively higher costs per surgery, additional and long training periods, lack of haptics, instrumentation limitations, unidentifiable-injuries, biased advertisements, issues with multi-quadrant surgeries as the current ones only can assist in single quadrant applications.

These barriers look to dominate the restriction on their regular and increasing usage but cannot overshadow the advantages that they have to offer. With robots allowing the surgeons to better perform delicate and complex procedures which give them a high-definition, magnified, 3-D view of the surgical site and also lessen their fatigue, this industry, from the first robot Arthropod which assisted in surgery in the mid 80’s to the widely used da Vinci Surgical System, AESOP and The Zeus Surgical System, has come a long way. 

Major advances aided by surgical robots in the past few decades have been remote surgery, minimally invasive surgery, unmanned surgery and a handful more. 

Though criticized for its expense, hospitals and surgeons believe that investment in them in the long run is going to be worthy with the challenges set to be resolved with the upcoming efficient and cost-effective technologies and advancements. Though human surgeons still have a role to play everywhere, these machines are specifically designed to reach areas the average surgeon can’t access without making large incisions or leaving prevalent scars.


Based on Product & Service, the market has been segmented as follows:

  • Robotic systems
  • Instruments & Accessories
  • Services

Based on Application, the market has been segmented as follows:

  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Urological Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Other Applications

Based on End User, the market has been segmented as follows:

  • Hospitals
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Based on Region, the market has been segmented as follows:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa


The Asia-Pacific region is expected to witness a monumental growth in the coming years owing to the rapidly increasing patient pool and also growing amounts of investments by the medical players in the region.

North America which accounted for the largest share of the global market in 2019, is set to continue its upward trend significantly as large percentage of the North American market is attributed to the availability of funding for R&D in surgical robots and the increasing adoption of surgical robots for pediatric surgeries in Canada and general surgery procedures in the US.

However, the market in all regions is set to witness massive growth as a result of the Covid-19  situation all across the globe, with medical companies and governments looking to put funds for the treatment of citizens and advancement of medical technologies and equipments.


  • Intuitive Surgical (US)
  • Stryker (US)
  • Medtronic (Ireland)
  • Smith & Nephew (UK)
  • Zimmer Biomet (US)
  • Mazor Robotics (US)
  • Hansen Medical (US)
  • Medrobotics (US)
  • TransEnterix (US)
  • Medtech (France)
  • Renishaw (UK)
  • THINK Surgical (US)
  • Other Players


  1. In July 2020, Smith+Nephew launched their new Surgical Robot named as Cori Surgical System focused on knee surgeries which was at the time of its launch said to be faster, smaller and more accessible along with various functions including a new camera technology.
    2. In September 2020, Titan Medical revealed new Robotic Surgical System Brand Identity and Updated Corporate Brand Identity called Enos, which was said to be committed to single access surgery.
    3. In 2020, CMR Surgical announced the launch of their Versius Surgical Robotic System which was reportedly said to aid in MAS, also known as keyhole surgery.
    4. In October 2020, Neocis raised $72 million in a new funding round which included new investors like DFJ Growth and Vivo Capital with an aim to aid in the sales of their dental surgery robots.
    5. In October 2020, Chinese Medical Robot Developer Jointech ( Jianjia Robots ) raised more than $14.72 million of funds in a Series B round.

Timeline Considered for Analysis:

- 2019: Base Year

- 2020: Estimated Year

- 2020 to 2025: Forecast Period

Research Scope and Deliverables

Overview & Executive Summary

Market Drivers, Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

Market Size and Forecast Projections

Macroeconomic Indicators of Various Countries Impacting the Growth of the Market

Extensive Coverage of Industry Players including Recent Product Launches and Market Activities

Porter’s Five Force Analysis

Market Segmentation Analysis:

Industry report analyses the global surgical robots market by the following segments:

- Product & Service

- Application

- End User

Customization: We also offer customization’s in the industry report as per the company’s specific needs.

Key Questions Answered in the Global Surgical Robots Industry Report

  • What is the overall market size in 2019? What will be the market growth during the forecast period i.e. 2020-2025?
  • Which region would have high demand for product in the upcoming years?
  • What are the factors driving the growth of the market?
  • Which sub-market will make the most significant contribution to the market?
  • What are the market opportunities for existing and entry-level players?
  • What are various long-term and short-term strategies adopted by the market players?

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  • Publication date: 20th September 2023
  • Base year: 2022
  • Forecast year: 2023-2033
  • Format: PDF, PPT,Word,Excel

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