Home > Healthcare & Medical Devices > Surgical Table Market

Surgical Table Market Size By Product Type (General Surgical Tables, Specialty Surgical Tables {Bariatric Surgical Tables, Neurology Surgical Tables, Urology Surgical Tables, Orthopedic Surgical Tables} Pediatric Surgical Tables, Radiolucent Surgical Tables), By Device Type (Powered {Electric, Hydraulic, Hybrid}, Non-powered), By Materials (Metals, Composite), By End-Use (Hospitals and Clinics, Ambulatory Surgical Centers), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Covid-19 Impact Analysis, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2022 – 2028

  • Report ID: GMI3342
  • Published Date: Apr 2022
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Overview

Surgical Table Market size surpassed USD 1.3 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to witness 3.8% CAGR through 2028 owing to the rise in the number of surgeries owing to change in lifestyle, rise in geriatric population, growing healthcare expenditure and increasing number of hospitals and ambulatory surgical centres.

Surgical Table Market

Get more details on this report - Request Free Sample PDF

The surgical table helps in improving efficiency and manageability in an operating room setting. Industry players focus on development of surgical tables that are cost-efficient with greater functionality, helping the industry to grow in the anticipated timeframe. Procedures including bariatric surgery is gaining impetus owing to poor lifestyle choices, leading to various chronic ailments. The WHO in its 2021 report suggests that around 2.8 million deaths are caused due to obesity annually.

Surgical tables serve as an elevated surface that supports the patient's body during operative procedures, maintaining the patient's position and allowing the surgical field to be seen clearly. They're made to enable for precise patient placement during procedures.

However, the lack of skilled professionals to operate the complex surgical tables may hamper the surgical table market growth. Increased number of surgeries due to various factors have led to a growing healthcare expenditure throughout the world, which calls for requisite healthcare professionals, there is a steep decline in the number of skilled professionals handling the surgical table, essentially in the developing and under-developed countries. Additionally, high-cost pertaining to the composite surgical tables, makes the market demand relatively cumbered in the lesser developed economies.

The COVID-19 pandemic has become an unexpected public health threat, with implications for the surgical table industry. Millions of people have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak, which has resulted in a high mortality toll. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and state-wide lockdowns implemented in many nations have had a severe influence on the surgical table business. Elective surgeries have been delayed as a result of the lockdown, as most hospitals were operating at a reduced capacity.

For instance, according to the data obtained from a study conducted in the U.S., there was around 48% decline in total surgical volume across the healthcare facilities during the period from January 2019 to January 2021. The most severe impact was recorded immediately after the March 2020 restrictions and several elective surgeries were postponed. Patients faced even lengthier waits when a highly transmissible strain of SARS-CoV-2 circulated in the country.

Rising number of surgeries owing to lifestyle changes is set to fuel market statistics significantly

Unhealthy lifestyle habits remain primary cause for numerous chronic and acute ailments that includes cardiovascular disorders, metabolic disorders, neurological and other disorders. According to the European Society of Cardiology, cardiovascular conditions are one of the leading causes of mortalities in Europe accounting for around 45% of the overall deaths. Studies support a direct relation between cardiovascular diseases and lifestyle choices such as poor diet, smoking, alcohol consumption, lack of exercise, among others at individual level.

An article published in the NCBI in 2018 suggests that CABG or coronary artery bypass graft is the most common cardiac procedure performed worldwide with around 200,000 isolated cases observed in the U.S. The rising number of these procedures has propelled the industry to grow in years to come. Further, as per the article published in the National Library of Medicine (NLM) states, based on the current procedural terminology (CPT) codes from 1 January 2019 to 30th January 2021, around 13,108,567 surgeries in the U.S. were performed. Thus, based on the factors mentioned above, the increase in the number of surgical procedures is set to accelerate the surgical table market share in the coming years.

Affordability of general surgical table in developing countries is expected to accelerate the industry landscape

Based on product type, the surgical table market is segregated as general surgical tables, specialty surgical tables, paediatric surgical tables, and radiolucent surgical tables. The general surgical table segment surpassed USD 597 million in 2021 and is expected to witness healthy growth throughout the forecast period owing to the affordability of the general surgical table, as well as the fact that offers accessibility, stability, and support for larger patients.

The general surgical table accommodates most of surgical demands of the procedure that enables the practitioner to perform various surgeries such as gynaecological or cardiovascular surgeries. The growing instances of chronic ailments including gastrointestinal disorders, in developing economies has had a positive impact on the market. The NCBI in one of its reports suggests that around 20,242 bariatric and metabolic surgical procedures were performed in India in 2018, of which the majority were laparoscopic surgeries and sleeve gastrectomy.

Technological advancements have surged the demand for powered surgical tables and is projected to promote the market forecasts

Global Surgical Table Market Share By Device Type

Get more details on this report - Request Free Sample PDF

Based on device type, the market is segmented as powered and non-powered surgical table. The powered segment held around USD 1,124 million in 2021 and is expected to expand at a robust CAGR over the analysis timeframe owing to the rise in technical advancements pertaining to the surgical table. Various surgical table technologies are being enhanced by advancements such as electro-hydraulic and hydraulic driven tables with battery systems.

For example, Mediland Enterprise Corporation, a renowned medical producer, announced the launch of the C800 electro-hydraulic surgical table in March 2021. The surgical table's highlight is its integrated new intelligent speed control technology, Cartos Force, it allows medical personnel to accurately manipulate the table for flexible patient placements at the required pace. Furthermore, as compared to standard tables, the technology may reduce auto-leveling time by 30%, reduce vibration, and provide patients with a comfortable and meticulous surgery experience, especially in emergency situations.

Rising demand of metal surgical tables in healthcare facilities is forecast to augment the overall market size

By material, metal surgical table segment was valued at over USD 998 million in 2021 due to the rising demand and adoption of the metal surgical table owing to its cost-effective and ease of availability. Among the most common metals in making surgical table, austenitic 316 steel or surgical steel is widely used. The metal tables are comparatively more affordable than composite surgical table. The increasing number of healthcare facilities in developed regions has encouraged the rise in adoption of metal surgical table.

For instance, a recent survey report in 2022, of the American Healthcare Association (AHA) suggests, there are around 6,093 hospitals in the U.S., and they are further expanding their facilities which is expected to increase the per capita bed ratio in the country.

Reliable treatments and professional intervention will augment the hospital and clinics segment to grow, further spurring the industry demand

Global Surgical Table Market Share By End-use

Get more details on this report - Request Free Sample PDF

Based on end-use, hospitals and clinics segment is expected to expand at 3.6% CAGR up to 2028 due to better reliability and availability of skilled professionals, easy access to quality treatment, highly equipped operative wards make hospitals and clinics settings preferable for surgeries as well as post-surgery care of patients.

Furthermore, the rising prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, urological diseases, neurological disorders, orthopedic complications, and metabolic disorders among others have contributed to the surgical table market revenue. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) issued an article containing data from United States Renal Data System 2020 Annual Data, stating about 786,000 people are estimated to suffer from ESRD or end-stage renal disease, out of which around 29% may receive a kidney transplant.

Growing adoption of surgical tables in the North America region is anticipated to foster the regional market outlook

Global Surgical Table Market By Region

Get more details on this report - Request Free Sample PDF

U.S. surgical table market is anticipated to expand at 3% CAGR through 2028 due to growth in healthcare expenditure in the North American region. The CMS statistics data suggests, the healthcare expenditure of the U.S. has increased to around 9.7% reaching around USD 4.1 trillion in the year 2020 translating to USD 12,530 per person. In 2020, the Medicare spending increased to 3.5% to USD 829.5 billion and Medicaid expenditure to 9.2% to USD 671.2 billion of the total national health expenditure (NHE).

Additionally, the older generations are in increased susceptibility of chronic ailments and possible surgical interventions hence, the rise in geriatric population in the U.S. may impact the surgical table market positively. According to the Administration of Community Living (ACL), the 2020 report suggests that people of age 65 and above were 16% of the total U.S population in 2019 and the numbers are projected to reach over 21.6% by the end of 2040.

Strategies adopted by prominent players are projected to spur the industry demand

Some of the major market players operating in the surgical table industry are Getinge AB, Stryker Corporation, Steris Plc, Mizuho, Stille, Skytron, AMTAI Medical Equipment, and Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. among others. These major market players are adopting various business strategies such as, commercial expansion, new product development & commercialization, distribution agreements for business expansion. Moreover, these market players are investing heavily in developing products.

Recent industry developments:

  • In December 2021, Stille partnered with GE Healthcare to launch its surgical table, GS2 in the U.S. GS2 is functional for surgical procedures in multidisciplinary surgery units such as ambulatory surgical centers. This launch enabled the company to strengthen its place in the U.S. market and the acquisition helped the firm to gain competitive edge among players.
  • In July 2020, Hill-rom launched PST 500, a precision surgical table, and an addition to the Yellofins stirrups line, Yellofins Apex. The multi- function surgical table is designed to handle general surgery, neurosurgery, and orthopedic surgeries. The launch has helped the firm expand its surgical table portfolio and propel market growth.

Surgical table market report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2022 to 2028, for the following segments:

By Product Type

  • General Surgical Tables
  • Specialty Surgical Tables
    • Bariatric Surgical Tables
    • Neurology Surgical Tables
    • Urology Surgical Tables
    • Orthopedic Surgical Tables
    • Others
  • Pediatric Surgical Tables
  • Radiolucent Surgical Tables

By Device Type

  • Powered
    • Electric
    • Hydraulic
    • Hybrid
  • Non-powered

By Material

  • Metal
  • Composite

By End- Use

  • Hospitals and Clinics
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina 
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE


Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global market for surgical table was pegged at around USD 1.3 billion in 2021 and may register close to 3.8% CAGR through 2028.

The general surgical table segment was worth USD 597 million in the year 2021 and may witness substantial growth due to its stability, accessibility, affordability, and support.

The powered segment held a majority revenue share in the market in 2021 – approximately USD 1,124 million and may expand at an appreciable CAGR through 2028, driven by technological advancements.

U.S. emerged as the dominant nation in the North America surgical table market, accounting for the largest revenue share and an anticipated CAGR of 3% through 2028 driven by the rising healthcare expenditure in the region.

Buy Now

Access to only 1 person; cannot be shared; cannot be printed
Access for 2 to 5 users only within same department of one company
Access to a company wide audience; includes subsidiary companies or other companies within a group of companies
Immediate Delivery Available

Premium Report Details

  • Base Year: 2021
  • Companies covered: 10
  • Tables & Figures: 264
  • Countries covered: 18
  • Pages: 175

Get a report that explains COVID-19 impact on this market

 Request Free Sample

Budget constraints? Get in touch with us for special pricing

Request Discount