- 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.
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