Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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The Beat Goes On … for Tom Grady

In 1968, when I was just three months old, I was taken from my mother’s arms and rushed into emergency surgery. My skin tone turned to a sky blue color, and the doctors caring for me knew they needed to act fast if they wanted to save me. They needed to get oxygen to my [...]

  • Experience in treatments. For more than 60 years, doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists) at Mayo Clinic have evaluated and treated adults with congenital heart disease. 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.

  • Specialized, ongoing care. Each Mayo Clinic location offers treatment for adults with congenital heart disease. Staff in the Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota treats adults with all types of 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 people with 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.

May 08, 2014