Surgical robotics remains a hot area in medtech — even as it faces headwinds from the COVID-19 pandemic.Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) pioneered robotic surgery through the early 2000s and remains the dominant player, but major companies including Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) have big plans to enter the space and compete.
Read on to discover the status of 12 companies playing an important role in the robot-assisted surgery space.
This article originally ran in September 2020. Updated Feb. 23, 2021 with new developments. Associate editor Sean Whooley contributed to this report.