Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat more than 20,500 people with atherosclerosis each year.

  • Expertise. Doctors trained in heart disease (cardiologists), heart surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) and others have expertise and experience treating people with atherosclerosis.
  • Teamwork. Mayo Clinic doctors in many areas work together as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. A team of cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons and others work closely to provide care for people with atherosclerosis.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors conduct research in new treatments for atherosclerosis and conduct clinical trials.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's cardiovascular diseases and cardiac surgery departments' expertise and rankings.