- Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons), brain imaging (neuroradiologists), and other specialties have experience diagnosing and treating people with cavernous malformations and other brain and blood vessel conditions (cerebrovascular conditions). Each year, doctors at Mayo Clinic treat almost 400 people with cavernous malformations.
- Team approach. At Mayo Clinic, doctors work together as an integrated team to diagnose and treat your condition.
- Research. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in many areas study cavernous malformations and related conditions.
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.
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