- Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, neurosurgeons and radiologists work as a multidisciplinary team to provide whole-person care for people considering brain surgery that uses iMRI. Other professionals are included as needed.
- Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience utilizing iMRI during surgery. Your care team is prepared with the knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.
- Access to the latest. Mayo Clinic doctors have access to the latest technology that provides high-resolution (high-field) iMRI. Doctors have the option to combine iMRI with other cutting-edge technologies, such as awake brain surgery and brain mapping (electrophysiologic mapping).
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. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.
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