Expertise and rankings

  • Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists) and heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) have experience and expertise in evaluating and treating spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) and other cardiovascular conditions.

    Mayo doctors evaluate and treat more than 140 people with spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) each year.

  • Treatment expertise. Mayo doctors have expertise diagnosing and treating many blood vessel conditions, such as spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) and fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD).
  • Experience in treating women with heart disease. Doctors at Mayo Clinic have experience diagnosing and treating women with heart disease. Staff in the Women's Heart Clinic provides care for women with heart disease at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Florida and Minnesota.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors research genetics, causes, diagnosis and treatment of spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD). Mayo doctors research SCAD as part of clinical trials. Researchers also study fibromuscular dysplasia and other blood vessel conditions.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Children's 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.