- Experience. Mayo Clinic brain surgeons (neurosurgeons) have performed computer-assisted brain surgery on thousands of people. Mayo Clinic doctors perform more than 650 computer-assisted brain surgeries each year.
- Expertise. Mayo Clinic neurosurgeons and computer experts introduced computer-assisted brain surgery more than 20 years ago. The technique advanced the treatment of brain tumors, epilepsy and other conditions.
- Team approach. Brain surgeons work as an integrated team with doctors trained in brain conditions (neurologists), imaging (radiologists), anesthesia (anesthesiologists), speech and language (speech-language pathologists), and other areas to provide your care.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.
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