Expertise and rankings

Experience

Mayo Clinic multidisciplinary peripheral nerve injury experts have extensive expertise in treating peripheral nerve injuries. Mayo Clinic doctors treat more than 400 people with peripheral nerve injuries, including nearly 200 people with brachial plexus injury, each year.

Innovation

Our specialists are actively engaged in research and have access to the latest and most innovative treatment options for peripheral nerve injuries.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center is rated in all US News & World Report pediatric specialty categories and is the only children's hospitals in the five-state region to rank in all 10 specialties.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's neurology department's expertise and rankings.

June 23, 2017
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