Expertise and rankings

Each year, doctors at Mayo Clinic evaluate and treat more than 50 children with congenital myopathies.

  • Research. Mayo Clinic researchers study the genetics, causes, and evaluation and treatment of congenital myopathies.
  • Specialized pediatric care. Doctors trained in pediatric neurology and pediatrics treat children who have congenital myopathies at Mayo Clinic. Children requiring hospitalization are cared for in Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

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.

April 25, 2017
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