- Experience. A team of Mayo Clinic staff and doctors, including doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions, has experience treating people with myoclonus and other movement disorders. Your doctor will tailor your care to the type of myoclonus you have and your specific needs.
- Expertise. People who come to Mayo Clinic with myoclonus benefit from the expertise of doctors trained to diagnose and treat movement disorders.
- Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors work together as a team to determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing 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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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.
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