About Ed

Doctor Todd Peterson specializes in joint replacement, sports medicine, and orthopaedic trauma. He is certified to perform robotics-assisted partial knee replacement using the NAVIO system. His research interests include operating room efficiency, patient safety, infection control, and low cost medical care. Dr. Peterson is a native of Des Moines and completed his medical education at Des Moines University. He completed his residency at Michigan State University’s St. John Providence Health, where he became chief resident. Dr. Peterson completed his Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL. Dr. Peterson enjoys talking to his patients and educating them about orthopedics.

Smith & Nephew expands NAVIO™ Robotics-assisted surgery system into Total Knee replacements


Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE:SN), the global medical technology business, today announces the launch of its NAVIO handheld robotics-assisted total knee arthroplasty (TKA) application. This expands the NAVIO platform to total knees, which comprise 80% of all knee replacement surgeries globally. The TKA application supports Smith & Nephew's JOURNEY II, LEGION Primary and GENESIS II Total Knee [...]

How to Treat Knee Pain?


Millions of people suffer from osteoarthritis, which occurs when there is a breakdown in the cushioning cartilage between joints, such as the knee. When this cartilage wears down, bones begin to rub against each other causing pain, swelling, stiffness and damage to other parts of the knee3. While there is no cure for osteoarthritis, [...]

How NAVIO Robotics-assisted Technology Helps Surgeons Provide Accurate and Precise Results?


The NAVIO system is an advancement in the way orthopedic surgeons perform partial and total knee replacement. Every NAVIO procedure has an individualized plan based on each patient’s unique anatomy. The system works in conjunction with the surgeon’s skilled hands to achieve precise positioning of components during surgery. This level of accuracy can help improve [...]

Smith & Nephew previews NAVIO robotics-assisted total knee arthroplasty system at AAOS


LONDON, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, today announces the upcoming full market release of its NAVIO hand-held robotics-assisted total knee arthroplasty (TKA) system. Smith & Nephew will be hosting live hands-on demonstrations for surgeons at the 2017 Annual American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons meeting [...]

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  1. Smith & Nephew expands NAVIO™ Robotics-assisted surgery system into Total Knee replacements