Expertise and rankings

  • Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists), doctors trained in treating children with heart conditions (pediatric cardiologists) and heart surgeons (cardiovascular surgeons) have extensive experience and expertise diagnosing and treating people with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and other congenital heart diseases. Mayo doctors evaluate and treat more than 70 people each year with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
  • Congenital heart disease treatment expertise. Doctors trained in treating adults and children with congenital heart disease work together in the Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota to treat adults and children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and other congenital heart diseases.

    Each Mayo Clinic location offers care for adults with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and other congenital heart diseases.

  • Dedicated program for hypoplastic left heart syndrome research. A multidisciplinary team of Mayo doctors conduct research in new diagnostic tests and treatments for hypoplastic left heart syndrome and conduct clinical trials. Staff in the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome actively research hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's cardiac surgery and cardiovascular diseases departments' expertise and rankings.

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