- Expertise and experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise and experience in treating heart rhythm disorders using cardiac ablation and other treatments. Doctors perform more than 1,300 cardiac ablations each year.
- Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists), cardiologists trained in heart rhythm disorders (electrophysiologists) and other doctors work closely to treat people with heart rhythm disorders.
- Technology. Doctors at Mayo conduct cardiac ablation using advanced technology in the electrophysiology laboratories.
- Research. Mayo doctors study new and improved techniques for cardiac ablation 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.
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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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