Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive expertise in caring for people with multiple system atrophy. Our experts evaluate and treat more than 400 people with MSA and thousands more with other types of movement disorders each year.

Research leaders

Mayo Clinic movement disorder specialists study genetics, diagnosis, and treatment options for people with MSA and other movement disorders. You may have the opportunity to participate in research studies as part of your treatment at Mayo Clinic.

Nationally recognized expertise

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 Phoenix/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.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurology department's expertise and rankings.

June 17, 2017
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