Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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

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  • 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 No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

April 09, 2014