Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

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

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Children's Center

At Mayo Clinic, medical and surgical specialists from over 40 areas are available to collaborate in the treatment of your child.

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Patient stories

Mayo Clinic's 185th Heart Transplant Patient and her "Chocolat"

I wish I knew more ways to say, “Thank you”. I was given not just a second chance at life, but also a life with possibilities never imagined. Being born with congenital heart defects, my first open-heart surgery was performed when I was five-days-old. Six more heart surgeries followed before being tremendously fortunate to have [...]

  • Experience in treatments. Doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists) at Mayo Clinic have evaluated and treated adults and children with congenital heart disease for more than 60 years. Heart surgeons (cardiovascular surgeons) have extensive experience treating congenital heart diseases.

    Each year, doctors evaluate and treat more than 9,000 adults and children with congenital heart disease.

  • Experience in transplants. When needed, Mayo Clinic also offers an experienced heart transplant program. Cardiologists, heart surgeons and other specialists work together closely on a daily basis to care for children with congenital heart disease.
  • Specialized, ongoing care. The staff in the Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota treats children with all types of congenital heart disease.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

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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