- Experience. Ehlers-Danlos is a rare condition, so it can be difficult to find a doctor that has experience in treating the disorder. Mayo Clinic doctors see hundreds of people with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome every year.
- Team approach. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome affects many different body systems, so it's important to have different specialists involved in your care. At Mayo Clinic, your team may include specialists in medical genetics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedics, dermatology, and neurology — as well as vascular, cardiovascular, neurologic and pediatric surgeons, if necessary.
- Long-term management. The goal at Mayo Clinic is to establish a long-term management plan for people with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome to be managed by their local primary care physician.
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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.
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.
Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.
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