Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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  • Expertise and experience. Mayo's brain tumor treatment team has the expertise of more than 80 experienced and highly trained doctors who treat more than 3,600 children and adults with brain and other nervous system tumors each year.
  • A neuro-oncology program. Mayo Clinic offers a comprehensive program to diagnose and treat people with tumors of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves that are outside of the brain and spinal cord (peripheral nerves). The Division of Neuro-Oncology offers a multidisciplinary team approach by doctors who have extensive experience managing nervous system cancer. Read about Mayo Clinic's Neuro-Oncology Program staff and facilities in Florida and Minnesota.
  • Cutting-edge technology. Mayo makes extensive use of the latest technology to improve your chances for positive outcomes.
  • Efficiency. In Mayo's efficient system, brain tumor testing, diagnosis and the start of treatment can usually be done in days, not months.
  • World famous services. Mayo Clinic doctors are internationally known for their diagnostic and treatment skills. With one of the largest clinical laboratories in the world, Mayo pathologists analyze tissue not only for Mayo patients but also for patients across the U.S. and around the world.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery 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 neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

May 02, 2014