Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

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  • Experience. Doctors in Mayo Clinic's Center for Congenital Heart Disease care for adults and children who have every type of congenital heart defect.
  • Expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors helped develop a way to correct coarctation of the aorta in the 1940s and have treated more than 1,000 children and adults who have this condition.
  • Team approach. Integrated teams of doctors include cardiologists (doctors trained in heart disease), cardiovascular surgeons, anesthesiologists and other specialists who work closely to care for patients who have congenital heart disease.

Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust

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.

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.

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Apr. 20, 2012