Why choose Mayo Clinic

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Jesse Jensen's Deep Brain Stimulation Story

When he was just five years old, Jesse Jensen of Missoula, Mont. began having tics, or involuntary movements, and was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome . The tics were so violent they caused him intense neck pain and kept him out of regular school for 10 years. Last spring, Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon Kendall Lee, M.D., and [...]

  • Expertise and experience. At Mayo Clinic, highly skilled doctors with extensive experience in treating Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders offer you the latest diagnostic methods and treatments.
  • Team approach. At Mayo Clinic, a team of specialists — including doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists), mental health conditions (psychologists and psychiatrists) and others — works together to evaluate and treat your condition.
  • New research. Mayo Clinic research includes studying deep brain stimulation as a possible treatment for Tourette syndrome, focusing on people who don't respond to medical treatment.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust

At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.

Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.

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