- Specialty care. At Mayo Clinic Children's Center, specialists in pediatrics, gynecology, urogynecology, and colon and rectal surgery care for adolescent girls who have vaginal agenesis. For adults, the Women's Health Research Center at Mayo Clinic seeks innovative treatments for many types of gynecologic problems, including vaginal agenesis.
- Expertise. Doctors at Mayo Clinic have developed multisystem approaches to treating adolescent girls and women who have congenital problems with their reproductive organs.
- Team approach. Integrated teams of doctors trained in several specialties work closely together to care for women and girls who have problems related to vaginal agenesis.
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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