- Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors implant hundreds of pacemakers each year.
- Team approach. Mayo Clinic doctors work together to treat your condition.
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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.
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