Expertise and rankings

Mayo doctors and surgeons have expertise removing ganglion cysts through one larger incision or arthroscopically, through several smaller incisions. Some studies indicate that arthroscopy works as well as open surgery and may heal faster.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's orthopedic department's expertise and rankings.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Minnesota has been recognized as one of the top Rehabilitation hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.