- A wide array of specialists work together to provide the best care for you. A multidisciplinary team of Mayo Clinic experts trained in female pelvic floor medicine and reconstructive surgery including both gynecologists and urologists evaluate and treat the different types of pelvic organ prolapse. Your treatment options might include nonsurgical or surgical interventions.
- Every year, highly skilled Mayo Clinic surgeons treat thousands of women with pelvic organ prolapse. Our doctors have extensive experience with repair procedures, including minimally invasive techniques that require only small incisions, which may result in a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery.
- Our mission to find and share better medical expertise means close contact with people researching to discover better methods to diagnose and treat different types of pelvic organ prolapse. You benefit from this important research, and your treatment contributes to future knowledge.
- We take the time to listen closely. We get to know you and your concerns completely, and explain your options in plain language. Long experience has shown us that understanding and considering all your issues as we develop a treatment plan together simply works better.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for gynecology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for gynecology by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing for gynecology by U.S. News & World Report.
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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.
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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