Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic specialists are respected for their experience in diagnosing and treating diseases and conditions that affect the gastrointestinal system, including radiation enteritis.

Your Mayo Clinic care team

At Mayo Clinic, gastroenterologists, general surgeons and radiologists work as a multidisciplinary team to care for people with radiation enteritis. Other professionals are included as needed.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic doctors will work with you to review all of your treatment options and choose the treatment that best suits your needs and goals.

The range of treatments offered to people with radiation enteritis includes supportive care to treat signs and symptoms, surgery to remove a portion of the intestine, and a variety of options to improve nutrition while your intestine heals.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating radiation enteritis. Each year, nearly 100 people with radiation enteritis receive care at Mayo Clinic.

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.

Aug. 12, 2017
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