- Expertise. Mayo Clinic's board-certified specialists in undersea and hyperbaric medicine administer thousands of treatments each year. Mayo's program is accredited by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society in conjunction with the Joint Commission.
- State-of-the-art facility. Mayo Clinic has one of the largest hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers in the U.S. and can accommodate the treatment of dozens of people at a time.
- Teamwork. Hyperbaric medicine specialists work with doctors in vascular medicine, radiology, reconstructive surgery and other areas to develop appropriate treatments for a growing number of medical conditions.
- Research. Mayo doctors and researchers continue to investigate new applications of and treatment guidelines for hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
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