Expertise and rankings

  • Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience and expertise in treating people with pulmonary hypertension. Each year, Mayo doctors diagnose and treat more than 2,100 people with pulmonary hypertension. Mayo doctors have experience treating people who have rare, complex and chronic conditions.

    The Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic is staffed by doctors and other staff trained in treating pulmonary hypertension.

  • Research. Mayo Clinic researchers have been involved in clinical studies of treatment approaches for pulmonary hypertension for years. You might be eligible to participate in a trial of a new treatment, including clinical trials conducted at Mayo Clinic.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester, Minnesota, is ranked among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

With Mayo Clinic's emphasis on collaborative care, specialists at each of the campuses — Minnesota, Arizona and Florida — interact very closely with colleagues at the other campuses and the Mayo Clinic Health System.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's cardiac surgery and cardiovascular diseases departments' expertise and rankings.

March 22, 2016
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