GVR Report cover Surgical Robotic Services Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Surgical Robotic Services Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Application (Neurology, Urology), By End-use (Inpatient (Hospital), Outpatient (ASCs, Surgical Centers)), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2024 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68040-158-5
  • Number of Report Pages: 120
  • Format: PDF, Horizon Databook
  • Historical Range: 2018 - 2023
  • Forecast Period: 2024 - 2030 
  • Industry: Healthcare

Surgical Robotic Services Market Trends

The global surgical robotic services market size was estimated at USD 1.53 billion in 2023 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.9% from 2024 to 2030. Increasing adoption of robotic technology in surgical procedures, rising need for specialized surgical skills, growing demand for remote monitoring & telesurgery services, and increasing demand for cost-effective service models are major factors driving the market growth. Moreover, a shorter learning curve and training needs, increasing investment & funding from the government across the globe are further propelling the market growth. However, the high initial setup costs and maintenance expenses pose challenges to market growth, specifically for smaller healthcare organizations. Overcoming these challenges and ensuring cost-effectiveness will be crucial in further advancing the adoption of surgical robots and their associated services.

U.S. Surgical Robotic Services Market size and growth rate, 2024 - 2030

Growing need for specialized surgical skills, rising adoption of robotic technology in surgical procedures, increasing demand for remote monitoring and telesurgery services, and increasing demand for cost-effective service models are major factors driving the market's growth. For instance, according to a presentation on "Robots in Rural Operating Rooms" at the 2022 American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress, the 60 critical access hospitals in the U.S. with robotic surgery systems averaged about 106 robotic procedures in 2021.

Continuous technological advancements and innovations in surgical robotics drive the evolution of surgical robot services, catering to the needs of training programs for surgeons and maintenance services for surgical robots. For instance, World Laparoscopy Hospital offers a fellowship program in robotic surgery training for gynecologists, urologists, general surgeons, and pediatric surgeons. Furthermore, increasing adoption of robotic-assisted surgeries across different medical specialties, ongoing technological advancements in surgical robots, rising preference for minimally invasive procedures, and rising global burden of diseases necessitate efficient and precise surgical solutions are some of the key factors driving the market growth.

Moreover, per the report published by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh on the Development of New Robotic Surgical Services, every robotic surgical team member should undergo a comprehensive training program to understand the essential operations of specific robotic systems. This training involves a series of self-guided online modules provided by the robotic system vendor and other relevant organizations in robotic surgical training, such as the Robotic Training Network. These online modules comprehensively cover essential aspects of the robotic system, encompassing setup procedures specific to the intended robotic system, which includes patient preparation and configuring the operating room.

In addition, surgeons are required to complete all fundamental modules, focusing on psychomotor skills crucial for robotic-assisted surgery. The remaining surgical team members' training modules should encompass a basic understanding of the robotic system, as well as content related to robotic team training and effective communication skills. The goal of this training phase is to ensure that robotic surgical teams are proficient in the fundamental operations of the robotic system while surgeons possess the theoretical knowledge essential for successful robotic-assisted surgeries. This, in turn, is expected to increase the demand for training services related to surgical robots, thereby driving market growth.

Market Concentration & Characteristics

The surgical robotic services market has witnessed high degrees of innovation over the years due to technological advancements in surgical techniques. Furthermore, novel and innovative products require skilled trainers for their operation and maintenance services. For instance, the Da Vinci OS4 is equipped with SimNow simulation technology, allowing healthcare staff to develop and practice fundamental skills and techniques for conducting surgeries using Da Vinci surgical systems.

Surgical Robotic Services Market Concentration & Characteristics

The market is characterized by a medium level of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity by the leading players. These mergers and acquisitions facilitate access to complementary technologies, expertise, and distribution channels, enabling companies to accelerate product development, improve operational efficiency, and capture a larger market share. For instance, in April 2022, a new robotic surgical program was launched in Saskatchewan, Canada. The cost of acquiring the robotic system is USD 2.5 million. The Ministry of Health contributed up to USD 1 million to buy it and to cover the initial annual operational cost, which is expected to be USD 160,000. Moreover, to support this initiative, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation plans to raise more than USD 1.5 million.

Surgical robots are often referred to as robotic-assisted surgery devices. To receive approval for these devices, manufacturers need to demonstrate that the benefits of this technology outweigh the risks. Moreover, the FDA reviews each surgical robot individually and recommends proper training for surgeons operating surgical robots. It also warns that surgical robots must be operated differently than other medical devices and require unique training. Furthermore, it issues warning letters to companies if the device is suspected to be faulty. These regulations are essential for safeguarding patient health and promoting innovation.

Several market players are adopting this strategy to expand their business by entering new geographical regions to strengthen their market position. For instance, in June 2023, Newcastle Hospitals collaborated with Intuitive to introduce the UK's first training program in robotic surgery to train the next generation of robotic surgeons. This initiative enables surgical trainees from the Northeast of England to gain training in robotic surgery at the Newcastle Surgical Training Centre.

Application Insights

By application, others segment dominated the global market in 2023. This segment includes general surgery, which involves a wide range of procedures. Surgical robots are increasingly used to assist in surgeries related to the liver, gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, and other abdominal areas. The precision offered by surgical robots makes them highly effective in performing complex general surgical procedures. These robots require maintenance services after every periodic time to perform precisely and accurately. For example, JR Automation, a Hitachi Group Company, offers various maintenance services ranging from consulting to 24/7 on-site support. In addition, the company developed a preventative maintenance strategy that comprises regular evaluations, whether remote or on-site, emergency support, and spare part sourcing.

Neurology is anticipated to register the fastest growth with a CAGR of 22.5% over the forecast period. This significant growth is attributable to rapid technological advancements in neurology practice. Neurology is one of the most complex surgical specialties, recording the highest demand for minimally invasive surgical approaches. In addition, introducing advanced surgical robots such as the ROSA One Brain robotic platform, which requires intensive hands-on training and the highest-quality maintenance services, is expected to boost segment growth.

End-use Insights

The inpatient facilities dominated the end-use segment, with the largest revenue share of 53.21% in 2023. Inpatient facilities, such as hospitals, usually have superior infrastructure and abundant resources, enabling seamless integration and effective utilization of surgical robots. These medical facilities often hire specialized surgical teams extensively trained in operating robotic systems, establishing them as a preferred choice for performing surgeries using robotic assistance. Moreover, hospitals invest in dedicated training sessions for their staff, leveraging their funding and resources.

Global Surgical Robotic Services Market share and size, 2023

The outpatient facilities segment is expected to record the fastest CAGR over the forecast period. Outpatient facilities are progressively adopting surgical robots due to advancements in minimally invasive procedures, aligning with the trend of less invasive surgeries performed outside traditional hospital settings. Moreover, technological advancements are making surgical robots more compact, portable, and versatile, making them suitable for outpatient settings. In addition, outpatient facilities are increasingly investing in advanced medical technologies to offer comprehensive healthcare services, thus contributing to the rapid growth of surgical robot services in this sector.

Regional Insights

North America dominated the surgical robotic services market with the largest revenue share of 49.85% in 2023. The region has a strong healthcare infrastructure with well-established hospitals and surgical centers that are early adopters of surgical robotic services. North America is home to major players and innovators in surgical robotics, leading to a high level of research, development, and adoption within the region. Moreover, there is significant support from both government and private sector investments in healthcare technologies, encouraging the adoption of surgical robots. In addition, encouraging reimbursement policies and a strong focus on improving healthcare outcomes contribute to the extensive integration of surgical robots, thus increasing the demand for its maintenance and training services and driving the market growth in North America.

Surgical Robotic Services Market Trends by Region, 2024 - 2030

U.S. Surgical Robotic Services Market Trends

The surgical robotic services market in the U.S. held the largest share in 2023. Major factors driving the market include growing adoption of minimally invasive procedures in the country due to the high standard of living and need for shorter recovery periods. Moreover, presence of well-developed healthcare infrastructure in the country, ongoing advancements in robotics, and presence of key market players are anticipated to drive the market over the forecast period. For instance, the country is home to major companies, such as Intuitive Surgical, Medtronic, and TransEnterix Surgical, Inc.

Europe Surgical Robotic Services Market Trends

The surgical robotic services market in Europe is anticipated to register a significant growth rate during the forecast period. Factors such as the rising adoption of robotic surgeries, joining training programs, and rapid advancements in robotic-assisted surgeries, which result in minimal scarring, lower health risks, and faster patient recovery, are expected to boost the market growth in Europe. For instance, in November 2023, the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Llantrisan joined the All-Wales Robotic Assisted Surgery Programme to learn how to virtually operate robotic arms to perform surgery on colorectal and gynecological cancer patients.

The UK surgical robotic services market is anticipated to grow considerably during the forecast period. Increasing adoption of surgical robots in the country due to rising awareness regarding the benefits of robotic-assisted surgery, technological advancements, the introduction of training programs for robotic-assisted surgeries, and growing funding for medical robot research are among the factors contributing to market growth. For instance, in September 2018, the European Society of Coloproctology developed a colorectal robotic training program with the support of an education grant.

The surgical robotic services market in Germany is anticipated to register a lucrative growth rate during the forecast period. High-quality healthcare infrastructure and favorable reimbursement policies are key factors expected to drive this market. For instance, Modern da Vinci robotic surgical systems are used in six Helios Hospitals throughout Germany. Moreover, various factors driving the market in Germany include increasing government initiatives for launching surgical robots, adequate training and maintenance services, and, for these robots, continuous improvements in robotics and medical technology in the country.

Asia Pacific Surgical Robotic Services Market Trends

The surgical robotic services market in Asia Pacific is expected to witness the fastest CAGR growth over the forecast period. The lower number of physicians in key Asian countries such as China, India, and Japan encounter challenges in efficiently managing hospital patients due to a shortage of skilled healthcare staff. This creates a need for automated and efficient surgical robots. For instance, In August 2023, Intuitive Surgical, a medical equipment company known for its da Vinci robotic surgical system, observed a rise in post-COVID demand from hospitals in India as these hospitals are actively adopting robotics. The company also stated that the increased demand for robotic-assisted surgical systems extended beyond major hospital chains in metropolitan and tier-1 cities, involving standalone hospitals and those in smaller cities, thus driving the market growth in these regions.

Japan surgical robotic services market is anticipated to register the fastest growth rate during the forecast period. Advanced healthcare systems, with a strong focus on innovation and technological advancements, are boosting market growth. Furthermore, the growth can be attributed to significant developments in surgical robotics that aim to introduce robots and related services at a lower cost in the country. For instance, Hinotori, a surgical robot system manufactured domestically in Japan by Medicaloid Inc., was approved for urological procedures in 2020 and obstetrics and gynecology applications in 2022.

The surgical robotic services market in China is anticipated to grow considerably during the forecast period. Key factors contributing to market growth include increasing partnerships and launching new training programs in the Chinese market. For instance, in September 2020, the International Robotic Surgery Training Center was inaugurated in Guangzhou, China. This training center was jointly established by Chinese and U.S. institutions.

Latin America Surgical Robotic Services Market Trends

The surgical robotic services market in Latin America is witnessing steady growth due to increasing awareness regarding the availability and benefits of robotically assisted surgeries. For instance, in July 2021, the first gynecological surgeries utilizing the Medtronic HUGO RAS (robotic-assisted surgery) system occurred at Pacifica Salud Hospital in Panama.

Brazil surgical robotic services market is anticipated to register considerable growth during the forecast period. The country has made substantial progress in the use of technology in recent years. Increasing preference and growing availability of minimally invasive surgical procedures have led to an overall increase in the number of surgical procedures performed in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. For instance, the Brazilian Society of Coloproctology specified rules and regulations for the training program and certification of colorectal surgeons in robotic surgery.

Middle East And Africa Surgical Robotic Services Market Trends

The surgical robotics services market in the Middle East and Africa region is experiencing notable growth. Associated benefits and ongoing research activities about the development of innovative technologies are anticipated to boost the usage rate of surgical robotic systems, which will further increase the adoption of training services for robotic surgeries.

Saudi Arabia surgical robotic services market is anticipated to register a lucrative growth rate during the forecast period. Rapid technological advancements, increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, congestion in operating rooms, increasing number of treatments & surgeries being performed, and introduction of training programs for surgeons are among the factors contributing to the growth of the surgical robotic services market in the country. For instance, Soliman Fakeeh Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, provides accredited continuing medical education (CME) and training programs for their surgeons to ensure that they are up to date on the latest techniques and advancements in robotic surgery.

Key Surgical Robotic Services Company Insights

Key market participants focus on devising innovative business growth strategies, such as expanding their product portfolios, partnerships and collaborations, mergers and acquisitions, and business footprints.

Key Surgical Robotic Services Companies:

The following are the leading companies in the surgical robotic services market. These companies collectively hold the largest market share and dictate industry trends.

  • Stryker
  • Zimmer Biomet
  • Smith + Nephew
  • Medrobotics
  • Asensus Surgical US, Inc. (TransEnterix)
  • Renishaw plc.
  • Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.
  • Medtronic
  • THINK Surgical, Inc.

Recent Developments

  • In November 2023, the European Endometriosis League (EEL) introduced the European Robotic Endometriosis Surgery Masterclass, a new educational project to train healthcare professionals in robotic surgery for gynecology and endometriosis with advanced skills.

  • In May 2023, the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India, partnered with India Medtronic Private Limited, a subsidiary of Medtronic, and launched a surgical robotics training center for surgical robotics at their SET skill, e-learning, and telemedicine facility to provide surgeons with training in robotic-assisted surgeries.

Surgical Robotic Services Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2024

USD 1.71 billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 3.73 billion

Growth rate

CAGR of 13.9% from 2024 to 2030

Actual data

2018 - 2023­

Forecast data

2024 - 2030­

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million/billion, and CAGR from 2024 to 2030

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Application, end-use, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; South America; MEA

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; Mexico; UK; Germany; Italy; France; Spain; Denmark; Sweden; Norway; Japan; China; India; Australia; South Korea; Thailand; Brazil; Argentina; South Africa; Saudi Arabia; UAE; Kuwait

Key companies profiled

Stryker; Zimmer Biomet; Smith + Nephew: Medrobotics:  Asensus Surgical US, Inc. (TransEnterix); Renishaw plc.; Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.; Medtronic; THINK Surgical, Inc.

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Global Surgical Robotic Services Market Report Segmentation

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2018 to 2030. For this study, Grand View Research, Inc. has segmented the global surgical robotic services market report based on application, end-use, and region:

Global Surgical Robotic Services Market Report Segmentation

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030­)

    • Orthopedics

    • Neurology

    • Urology

    • Gynecology

    • Others

  • End-use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030­)

    • Inpatient (Hospital)

    • Outpatient (ASCs, Surgical Centers)

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030­)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

      • Mexico

    • Europe

      • UK

      • Germany

      • Italy

      • France

      • Spain

      • Denmark

      • Sweden

      • Norway

    • Asia Pacific

      • Japan

      • China

      • India

      • Australia

      • South Korea

      • Thailand

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Argentina

    • Middle East Africa

      • South Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

      • UAE

      • Kuwait

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