Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff


Mayo Clinic accepts appointments in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota and at Mayo Clinic Health System sites.

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  • Expertise and experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) have expertise evaluating and treating all aortic conditions. Surgeons have extensive experience performing complex procedures such as aortic root surgery, including aortic root replacement and valve-sparing aortic root repair.

    Mayo surgeons perform more than 100 aortic root surgeries each year.

  • Team approach. Mayo Clinic cardiovascular surgeons work as a multidisciplinary team with doctors trained in heart diseases (cardiologists) and others to provide you with coordinated care.
  • Diagnostic tools. Mayo Clinic doctors use detailed imaging tests to diagnose aortic aneurysms, test for tears in the inner layer of the aortic wall (aortic dissection) and determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition.
  • Research. Mayo Clinic doctors conduct research in potential techniques for aortic root surgery and other cardiovascular surgeries and conduct clinical trials.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for heart and heart surgery.

Dec. 06, 2014