- Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in sleep medicine have experience evaluating and treating people who snore or have other sleep-related conditions. Each Mayo Clinic location offers a sleep disorders center accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, staffed by specialists trained in treating sleep disorders.
- Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in sleep medicine, ear, nose and throat conditions (otorhinolaryngologists), lung and breathing conditions (pulmonologists), mental health conditions (psychiatrists), brain conditions (neurologists), dental specialties (orthodontists), oral and maxillofacial surgery, and other areas work together as an integrated team to evaluate and treat your condition.
- Research. Mayo Clinic researchers study possible treatments for snoring and other sleep-related conditions and conduct clinical trials.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for ear, nose and throat, for neurology and neurosurgery, and for respiratory disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report.
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