Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Experimental Nerve Graft Puts Former Green Beret Back on his Feet

Others might have panicked, but former U.S. Special Forces Engineer Kevin Flike kept his wits about him when he was shot in the abdomen during a firefight in Afghanistan four years ago. Through the worst pain of his life, the Green Beret pushed forward. He radioed his injury to teammates and began assessing the wound, [...]

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience treating people whose nerve injuries happened recently — or weeks, months or even years ago. Doctors treat more than 350 people with peripheral nerve injuries each year.
  • Expertise. Mayo Clinic brings together diagnostic skill and comprehensive treatment by highly trained specialists.
  • Team approach. Your medical team can include doctors trained in diagnosing and treating nervous system disorders (neurologists and neurosurgeons); repairing damaged bones, muscles and ligaments (orthopedic surgeons); restoring function after injury (rehabilitation specialists); and treating pain (anesthesiologists or pain specialists).

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for rehabilitation by U.S. News & World Report.

March 20, 2014