- Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in sleep medicine have experience and expertise in diagnosing and treating central sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. Each Mayo Clinic location offers a sleep disorders center accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, staffed by specialists trained in treating sleep disorders.
- Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in sleep medicine, including doctors trained in heart disease (cardiologists), lung and breathing conditions (pulmonologists), brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), mental health conditions (psychiatrists), and other areas, work together to determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition.
- Research. Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers study new diagnosis and treatment options for central sleep apnea and other sleep disorders and conduct clinical trials.
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Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for respiratory disorders and for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery and for psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report.
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At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.
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