Why choose Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

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Patient stories

Anna's Story: A Personal Approach to Cancer

At age 30, Anna Webster was a busy single mom juggling work and caring for her 11-year-old daughter. She didn’t have time to be sick. But after passing out one evening in the spring of 2009, she spent three days in a Jacksonville, Fla., emergency room while doctors tried to figure out what was wrong. [...]

  • Team approach. At Mayo Clinic, an integrated team of doctors trained in liver disease (hepatologists), abdominal surgery, infectious disease management and other specialties evaluates and treats you. Mayo Clinic doctors work with doctors from many other areas to provide the most appropriate care. Pediatric hepatologists at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota work with adult hepatologists to care for people of all ages.
  • Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors and surgeons have experience diagnosing and treating people who have liver disease.
  • Specialized procedures. Living-donor transplants, domino liver transplants and multiorgan transplants are among Mayo's areas of specialization.
  • Surgical expertise. Mayo Clinic liver transplant surgeons have performed more than 4,500 procedures using state-of-the-art technology since performing their first liver transplant in 1985. Transplant outcomes compare favorably with the national average.
  • Efficient system. In Mayo Clinic's system, your transplant doctors and treatment team will examine you, perform your transplant and coordinate follow-up care.
  • Research. At Mayo Clinic, you may have access to ongoing clinical trials, research and new treatments.
Dec. 10, 2010