- Experience. Mayo doctors are experienced in managing pouchitis, treating more than 500 people annually who have this condition.
- Expertise. Doctors at Mayo Clinic have the expertise and tools to distinguish pouchitis from other possible causes of your symptoms and to effectively treat the disease you have. We listen closely to your concerns and explain our findings in plain language.
- Teamwork. At Mayo Clinic, a multidisciplinary team of experts including surgeons, digestive disease specialists, pathologists and others work together to find the best option for your situation.
- Efficiency. At Mayo, we run all necessary tests ourselves. You can see all the specialists you need in one convenient location, usually during the same visit.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for digestive disorders.
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