- Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 3,000 women a year who have uterine fibroids. These doctors have experience and expertise in diagnosing women who have uterine fibroids and providing the latest treatment, if necessary.
- Efficient care. Mayo Clinic coordinates your testing and doctor appointments to speed the process of diagnosis and treatment.
- Cutting-edge clinical research. Because there are many unanswered questions about uterine fibroids, Mayo Clinic physicians are studying new approaches to give women with uterine fibroids better choices in the future. Mayo researchers are involved in clinical trials of minimally invasive uterine fibroid therapies, such as uterine artery embolization, MRI-guided focused ultrasound and myomectomy.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for gynecology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for gynecology by U.S. News & World Report.
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