Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in sleep medicine have extensive experience in diagnosing and treating adults and children with obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. Each Mayo Clinic location offers a sleep disorders center accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and staffed by specialists trained in diagnosing and treating sleep disorders.
  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in sleep medicine work together to determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition.

    Doctors trained in lung and breathing conditions (pulmonologists), brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), mental health conditions (psychiatrists), heart disease (cardiologists), ear, nose and throat conditions (otolaryngologists), dental specialists, and others may treat your condition.

  • Treatment expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise in treating obstructive sleep apnea with nonsurgical treatments, including continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and other therapies. When necessary, referral for surgery, such as minimally invasive procedures, jaw surgery and many others, may be considered.

    Staff at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota has experience treating children with pediatric sleep apnea.

  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers study new diagnosis and treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders and conduct clinical trials.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for respiratory disorders, for neurology and neurosurgery, and for ear, nose and throat in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery and for psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report.

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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