Congenital myopathy care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurology), neuromuscular diseases, hereditary conditions (medical genetics), heart conditions (cardiology), lung conditions (pulmonology), musculoskeletal conditions (orthopedic surgery), physical therapy, eye conditions (ophthalmology), and other areas work together to provide the most appropriate treatment for you.

Experience

Mayo Clinic doctors have experience evaluating and treating more than 50 people a year with congenital myopathies.

Research

The Children's Research Center at Mayo Clinic brings together doctors and scientists from a wide range of fields to work together to improve the health of newborns, children and adolescents facing challenging health conditions.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery, for orthopedics, and for rehabilitation by U.S. News & World Report.

Aug. 16, 2017
References
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