FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Fink M Kathryn 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol STRYKER CORP [ SYK ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
VP, Chief HR Officer
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
2825 AIRVIEW BLVD
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
9/19/2019
(Street)
KALAMAZOO, MI 49002
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  9/19/2019    M(1)    8010  A $81.14  17157 (2) D   
Common Stock  9/19/2019    M    5588  A $93.06  22745  D   
Common Stock  9/19/2019    M    7761  A $96.64  30506  D   
Common Stock  9/19/2019    M    4898  A $122.51  35404  D   
Common Stock  9/19/2019    M    2433  A $154.14  37837  D   
Common Stock  9/19/2019    S    28690  D $220.9694 (3) 9147  D   
Common Stock                 243  I  By 401K 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option granted 02/12/2014 (right to buy)  $81.14  9/19/2019    M        8010    (4) 2/11/2024  Common Stock  8010.0  $81.14  0  D   
Employee Stock Option granted 02/11/2015 (right to buy)  $93.06  9/19/2019    M        5588    (4) 2/10/2025  Common Stock  5588.0  $93.06  1397  D   
Employee Stock Option granted 02/10/2016 (right to buy)  $96.64  9/19/2019    M        7761    (4) 2/9/2026  Common Stock  7761.0  $96.64  5174  D   
Employee Stock Option granted 02/08/2017 (right to buy)  $122.51  9/19/2019    M        4898    (4) 2/7/2027  Common Stock  4898.0  $122.51  7347  D   
Employee Stock Option granted 02/07/2018 (right to buy)  $154.14  9/19/2019    M        2433    (4) 2/6/2028  Common Stock  2433.0  $154.14  9732  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  The transactions reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on August 15, 2019.
(2)  Includes 45 shares of Stryker Common Stock acquired pursuant to Stryker Corporation's Employee Stock Purchase Plan ("ESPP") as of June 30, 2019, the date of the latest available statement of the reporting person's ESPP holdings.
(3)  Represents the average price for transactions in a range from $219.28 to $222.075.
(4)  Employee stock option granted pursuant to the Stryker Corporation 2011 Long-Term Incentive Plan, exercisable as to 20% on each of the first five anniversaries of the date of grant.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Fink M Kathryn
2825 AIRVIEW BLVD
KALAMAZOO, MI 49002


VP, Chief HR Officer

Signatures
Lauren E Keller, attorney-in-fact for M Kathryn Fink 9/23/2019
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

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