Expertise and rankings

  • Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists treat more than 1,000 people with dystonia. Mayo Clinic has a long-standing tradition of researching and treating dystonia and other movement disorders.
  • The latest techniques and technology. Neurosurgeons at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, are among the few surgeons with experience performing selective denervation for people with severe dystonia.

    Mayo Clinic neurosurgeons have experience using deep brain stimulation and Botox injections to treat people with dystonia. You may also have access to clinical trials of new treatments at Mayo Clinic.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurosurgery and neurology departments' expertise and rankings.