- Experience. Experienced specialists at Mayo Clinic can determine the cause and recommend an effective treatment in cases of complicated or recurrent urinary tract infections. Mayo Clinic doctors treat more than 15,000 people with UTIs each year.
- Multidisciplinary team of experts. In cases of complicated or recurrent UTIs, your team at Mayo Clinic may include specialists in urology, kidney disease, obstetrics and gynecology, and infectious disease who work closely together to diagnose and treat your problem.
- Surgical skill. Highly skilled Mayo surgeons, including pediatric urologic surgeons, can perform minimally invasive surgery to correct recurrent problems or abnormalities in the urinary system.
- Child-friendly environment. For children needing testing or treatment, Mayo Clinic provides a friendly, comforting environment. Parents can stay with their children during some diagnostic tests.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for urology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for urology by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing for urology by U.S. News & World Report.
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