Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Soccer Mom Strokes on the Field

The phrase “soccer mom” might be a cliché, but for Jessica Cook of Jacksonville, Fla., it was apropos. The mom of three boys (ages 6, 10 and 13) spent hours in the car each week driving her sons from one field to another for their weekly soccer practices and games. With a family history of [...]

  • Experience. Every year, Mayo Clinic specialists treat about 6,000 people with carotid artery disease.
  • Expertise. All Mayo Clinic campuses are certified as advanced primary stroke centers by The Joint Commission, a national organization that evaluates and accredits health care providers.
  • Technology. Mayo Clinic specialists use the latest imaging techniques and treatments for carotid artery disease.
  • New ideas. Mayo Clinic researchers are working to improve diagnosis and treatment of carotid artery disease. You have access to the expertise of Mayo's clinician-researchers.

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. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

July 19, 2014