- Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) have experience evaluating and treating people with mild cognitive impairment and other neurological conditions.
- Team approach. Mayo Clinic neurologists, mental health specialists (psychologists and psychiatrists), imaging specialists (radiologists), sleep medicine specialists and others work together to diagnose and treat people with mild cognitive impairment.
- Individualized treatment. Your doctor will work with you to develop a treatment plan appropriate for you and your family's needs.
- Research. Mayo Clinic doctors conduct extensive research in mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and conduct clinical trials.
- Family support and education. Doctors and staff will educate you and your family about your condition.
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. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.
Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust
At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.
Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.
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