Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Anna's Story: A Personal Approach to Cancer

At age 30, Anna Webster was a busy single mom juggling work and caring for her 11-year-old daughter. She didn’t have time to be sick. But after passing out one evening in the spring of 2009, she spent three days in a Jacksonville, Fla., emergency room while doctors tried to figure out what was wrong. [...]

  • Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists treat thousands of people with liver disease. All Mayo campuses have transplant centers, where Mayo surgeons have performed more than 5,000 liver transplants.
  • Advanced diagnosis. Mayo Clinic researchers invented magnetic resonance elastography, a noninvasive test that maps hardening of the liver. Precise diagnosis of liver disease is important to guiding treatment.
  • Surgical expertise. Mayo Clinic liver transplant surgeons use state-of-the-art technology. Transplant outcomes compare favorably with the national average.
  • New ideas. Mayo Clinic researchers are studying ways to improve diagnosis and treatment of liver disease. You have access to the expertise of Mayo's clinician-researchers.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for digestive disorders.

July 15, 2014