Expertise and rankings

Experience

Doctors at Mayo Clinic see more than 28,000 people with anxiety disorders each year.

Outstanding ranking

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report.

Integrating practice and research

The clinicians in the Pediatric Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota are conducting cutting-edge research into the treatment of childhood anxiety disorders and using that knowledge to deliver the highest quality care.

Dec. 31, 2015
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