- Expertise and experience. Doctors trained in sleep medicine have expertise and experience treating children with pediatric obstructive sleep apnea at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Mayo Clinic in Minnesota offers the Center for Sleep Medicine, 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. Doctors trained in treating children with medical conditions (pediatricians), brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists), lung and breathing conditions (pulmonologists), mental health conditions (psychiatrists and psychologists), and pediatric ear, nose and throat conditions (otorhinolaryngologists), as well as doctors trained in dental specialties (orthodontists and dentists) and oral and maxillofacial surgery work as a team to diagnose and treat children with sleep apnea. The multidisciplinary nature of the team allows doctors to effectively manage children with neurodevelopmental disorders including Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome and cerebral palsy.
- Research. Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers study new diagnosis and treatment options for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders and may conduct clinical trials.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for pulmonology, neurology & neurosurgery, heart & heart surgery, ear, nose & throat, and psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals in neurology & neurosurgery, pulmonology, and heart & heart surgery.
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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