Expertise and rankings

Discussing care

Mayo Clinic doctors discuss care for people with cystic fibrosis and other conditions.

Expertise and experience

Mayo Clinic doctors have experience and expertise evaluating and treating people with cystic fibrosis. Doctors at Mayo Clinic evaluate and treat more than 180 people each year with cystic fibrosis.

Transplant expertise

Doctors in Mayo Clinic's Transplant Center have extensive experience in evaluating and treating people with cystic fibrosis or other conditions who may need lung transplants. Surgeons have experience performing lung transplant surgery.

Research

Doctors at Mayo Clinic study genetics, diagnostic tests and treatments for cystic fibrosis and conduct clinical trials.

Oct. 13, 2016
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