- Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and treat approximately 4550 adults and children with Crohn's disease. Mayo specializes in helping people with severe symptoms that haven't responded well to treatment in the past.
- Team approach. At Mayo Clinic, a wide array of specialists with expertise in digestive diseases (gastroenterology), surgery, pathology, radiology and nutrition care work together to provide the care you need for Crohn's disease.
- Comprehensive care. Crohn's disease can cause other health problems such as osteoporosis, anemia, and gallbladder and liver disease. You may need specialized nutrition and support for pregnancy and childbirth. Virtually all medical services are available at Mayo Clinic.
- Children's care. Mayo Clinic doctors specialize in providing the long-term care that children require, including psychological services. They use diagnostic tests that minimize exposure to X-rays.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked among the Best Hospitals and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report.
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At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
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