Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Appointments

Mayo Clinic accepts appointments in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota and at Mayo Clinic Health System sites.

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in neuromuscular conditions (neurologists) have extensive experience treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat more than 700 people with ALS each year.
  • Team approach. At Mayo Clinic, neurologists work as a team with doctors trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatrists), physical and occupational therapists, nutrition specialists (dietitians), nurses, social workers and others to treat people with ALS. Depending on your need, many health care professionals are available and willing to become part of your team.

    The integrated team is committed to providing for your needs and managing your condition through continuing care and follow-up appointments.

    Doctors trained in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis diagnose and treat people with ALS at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.

  • Expertise. The ALS Association has certified Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota as Centers of Excellence.
  • Comprehensive care. Doctors offer comprehensive care for people with ALS and their families, coordinating their diagnostic tests, treatment, rehabilitation, nutrition, lung and breathing care (pulmonary care), and follow-up care. Doctors offer treatment and continuing care that can address your medical needs and improve your quality of life.
  • Support. Mayo Clinic offers you and your family many resources for support, information and education. Your treatment team partners with you and your family to provide care and support. Support groups for people with ALS and their family members are available throughout the United States, and your treatment team can work with you to find support groups in your area.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust

At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.

Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.

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