- 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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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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