- Mayo Clinic specialists treat nearly 2,000 people each year for fecal incontinence.
- Mayo Clinic researchers have helped develop state-of-the-art imaging to assess the anatomy and function of the anus and rectum.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for digestive disorders.
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