- Expertise and experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) have expertise evaluating and treating aortic conditions. Surgeons have experience performing aortic root surgery, including aortic root replacement and valve-sparing aortic root repair.
- Team approach. Mayo Clinic cardiovascular surgeons work with doctors trained in heart diseases (cardiologists) and others to evaluate and treat your condition.
- Diagnostic tools. Mayo Clinic doctors use detailed imaging tests to diagnose aortic aneurysms, test for tears in 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.
Mayo Clinic: Answers you can trust
At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.
Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.
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