Expertise and rankings

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.

Leading-edge treatment

Highly skilled Mayo surgeons, including pediatric urologic surgeons, can perform minimally invasive surgery to correct recurrent problems or abnormalities in the urinary system.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for urology by U.S. News & World report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked highly performing for urology by U.S. News & World Report.

Aug. 25, 2017
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