Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their experience diagnosing and treating uncommon conditions, such as peripheral nerve tumors. Each year, more than 200 people with nerve tumors seek care at Mayo Clinic.

Care for people with cancerous nerve tumors is done in conjunction with Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognizes scientific excellence and a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

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.

Nov. 29, 2016
References
  1. Gilchrist JM, et al. Peripheral nerve tumors. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed Oct. 28, 2016.
  2. Montano N, et al. Tumors of the peripheral nervous system: Analysis of prognostic factors in a series with long-term follow-up and review of the literature. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2016;125:363.
  3. Riggin ER. Allscripts EPSi. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Oct. 28, 2016.