Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic treats more than 600 people each year who have FSGS. The large number of kidney specialists (nephrologists) at Mayo Clinic allows doctors to subspecialize in specific aspects of kidney medicine, including glomerular diseases such as FSGS.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., has been recognized as the best Nephrology hospital in the nation for 2016-2017 by U.S. News & World Report.

Nov. 02, 2016
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