Expertise and rankings

  • Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise and experience in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Mayo Clinic doctors have been involved in many clinical research trials in COPD.

    Doctors at Mayo treat more than 13,900 people each year with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

  • Treatment expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise in many treatments for COPD and other lung conditions. Mayo doctors have expertise treating alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, a genetic form of emphysema that is often unrecognized.
  • Research. Mayo pulmonary specialists conduct research in diagnostic tests and treatment options for COPD and participate in clinical trials.