Expertise and rankings

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat more than 300 people with WPW syndrome each year. Incorrect treatment can be not only ineffective but also can cause your condition to worsen. As a leading center for cardiac medicine, Mayo Clinic has specialists with the skills and experience to diagnose and treat this rare condition in people of all ages.
  • Teamwork. Mayo Clinic cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and others work together to diagnose and treat adults and children with WPW syndrome. Pediatric cardiologists at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota may be involved in diagnosing and treating children with WPW syndrome. Specialists in the Heart Rhythm Clinic and Electrophysiology Laboratory are frequently involved in care.
  • The latest techniques and technology. Mayo Clinic doctors use advanced cardiac catheterization techniques to treat WPW syndrome. Mayo Clinic pioneered the use of catheter-based therapies to repair congenital heart defects in children and adults.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's cardiac surgery and cardiovascular diseases departments' expertise and rankings.