Expertise and rankings

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating chronic constipation, treating approximately 6,000 people each year.
  • Teamwork. Doctors in gastroenterology work together with specialists in colon and rectal surgery, gynecology, and physical medicine and rehabilitation to make an accurate diagnosis and to develop a treatment plan for your needs.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for digestive disorders.