Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Appointments

Mayo Clinic accepts appointments in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota and at Mayo Clinic Health System sites.

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  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists), doctors trained in treating children with heart conditions (pediatric cardiologists) and heart surgeons (cardiovascular surgeons) have extensive experience diagnosing and treating people with coarctation of the aorta and other congenital heart diseases. Mayo doctors evaluate and treat more than 300 people with coarctation of the aorta each year.
  • Multidisciplinary team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors in many areas work together as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. A team of cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, anesthesiologists and others work closely to care for people with coarctation of the aorta.
  • Individualized approach. Doctors at Mayo Clinic work with you to provide exactly the care you need.
  • Congenital heart disease treatment expertise. Each Mayo Clinic location offers care for adults with coarctation of the aorta and other congenital heart diseases.

    Doctors trained in treating adults and children with congenital heart disease work together in the Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota to treat adults and children with coarctation of the aorta and other congenital heart diseases.

  • Surgical expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have been performing surgery to treat coarctation of the aorta since 1946. Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise in treating coarctation of the aorta with surgical repair and balloon angioplasty.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors conduct research in new treatments for coarctation of the aorta and conduct clinical trials.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., 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.

Dec. 03, 2016