Expertise and rankings

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists) and heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) have experience diagnosing and treating people with tricuspid valve disease and other types of heart valve disease. Doctors trained in treating children with heart disease (pediatric cardiologists) have experience treating children with tricuspid valve disease and other heart diseases at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota.

    Mayo doctors evaluate and treat more than 11,500 people with tricuspid valve disease each year.

  • Treatment expertise. Mayo doctors in the Valvular Heart Disease Clinic have extensive experience and expertise treating tricuspid valve disease and other heart valve diseases.

    Mayo Clinic doctors trained in treating congenital heart disease in adults and congenital heart defects in children have experience evaluating and treating tricuspid valve disease due to congenital heart diseases.

  • Surgical experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience treating tricuspid valve disease and other types of heart valve disease with several types of heart valve surgery. In some cases, doctors may use minimally invasive heart surgery.
  • Research. Doctors at Mayo Clinic study new diagnostic tests and treatment options for tricuspid valve disease and other heart valve diseases and conduct clinical trials.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic campuses are nationally recognized for expertise in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery:

  • 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.

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

Dec. 29, 2015
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