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By Mayo Clinic Staff


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Untangling a complex medical challenge

Amy Supergan has battled a host of difficult and painful disorders. Now she's found a way back to enjoying her life and her family. In the summer of 2013, Amy Supergan took a trip to Italy. That may not sound extraordinary, but there was a time when being able to travel and enjoy a vacation [...]

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons), brain imaging (neuroradiology), and dental specialties have experience diagnosing and treating trigeminal neuralgia. Doctors at Mayo Clinic treat more than 900 people with trigeminal neuralgia each year.
  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, dental specialties and other areas work together to evaluate and treat your condition.
  • Surgical expertise. Mayo Clinic neurosurgeons have expertise and experience performing complex surgical procedures, including stereotactic radiosurgery using Gamma Knife radiosurgery and other techniques, microvascular decompression and other procedures.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors conduct research in diagnosis and treatment options for trigeminal neuralgia.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery 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 neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.

July 21, 2015