HHT care at Mayo Clinic
Your Mayo Clinic care team
At Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, specialists from across departments work together to diagnose and treat patients with HHT. These include specialists in medical genetics, cardiovascular diseases, pulmonary medicine and critical care, neurology, neurosurgery, ear, nose and throat (ENT), radiology, and gastroenterology and hepatology.
Nationally recognized expertise
Mayo Clinic is a hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia care (HHT) Center of Excellence. This means that Mayo Clinic is one of only a few medical centers designated by the HHT Foundation as expert in diagnosing and treating all aspects of this disorder and providing whole-person care that meets the needs of people with HHT.
In addition, Mayo Clinic offers in-house genetic testing for the three most common genes associated with HHT (ACVRL1, ENG and SMAD4).
Advanced diagnosis and treatment
Highly skilled Mayo Clinic specialists use advanced diagnostic tools and offer the latest treatments for HHT.
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