Expertise and rankings

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in treating children with heart conditions (pediatric cardiologists), doctors trained in heart disease (cardiologists) and doctors trained in heart surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) have extensive experience treating people with Ebstein's anomaly and other congenital heart diseases. Mayo doctors evaluate and treat more than 190 people each year with Ebstein's anomaly.
  • Congenital heart disease treatment expertise. Each Mayo Clinic location offers care for adults with Ebstein's anomaly and other congenital heart diseases.

    Doctors with training and expertise in treating adults and children with congenital heart disease work together in the Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota to treat adults and children with Ebstein's anomaly and other congenital heart diseases.

  • Surgical expertise. Mayo cardiovascular surgeons have experience and expertise treating Ebstein's anomaly and other congenital heart diseases. Mayo surgeons perform newer techniques for tricuspid valve repair, such as cone reconstruction.

    Surgeons perform minimally invasive heart surgery to treat many heart conditions, and surgeons plan to offer robotic minimally invasive heart surgery to treat Ebstein's anomaly at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota soon.

  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors conduct research in new diagnostic tests and treatments for Ebstein's anomaly and other congenital heart conditions and conduct clinical trials.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's cardiac surgery and cardiovascular diseases departments' expertise and rankings.

April 06, 2016
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