Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience and expertise in diagnosing and treating people who have all types of arrhythmia.
Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in evaluating and treating heart conditions (cardiologists), heart rhythm conditions (electrophysiologists), heart surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) and other specialties work closely to evaluate and treat people who have arrhythmia and other heart conditions.
Research. Mayo Clinic doctors actively conduct research in arrhythmia and conduct clinical trials.
Technology. Mayo Clinic doctors use the most current technology in arrhythmia treatment, including catheter radiofrequency ablation.
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.
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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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