Why choose Mayo Clinic

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Why choose Mayo Clinic for heart failure treatment

  • Experience and expertise. Mayo doctors trained in heart diseases (cardiologists) have extensive experience and expertise diagnosing and treating people with heart failure. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat more than 14,600 people with heart failure.

    Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota each offer a Heart Failure Clinic staffed by a team of cardiologists trained in evaluating and treating heart failure.

  • Multidisciplinary team. Cardiologists work with a multidisciplinary team of doctors in many areas to provide you with coordinated care.
  • Treatment expertise. Cardiologists, heart (cardiac) surgeons and others have expertise in treating heart failure with many options, including ventricular assist devices and other treatments.
  • Research. The doctors and researchers at Mayo Clinic actively study new ways to diagnose and treat people with heart failure.

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.

Related book: Mayo Clinic Healthy Heart for Life! book provides an easy-to-follow plan to prevent and conquer heart disease.

March 07, 2017