Expertise and rankings

Mayo Clinic doctors have specialized expertise in virtual colonoscopy.

  • Nationally recognized excellence.
  • Early involvement in developing virtual colonoscopy. Mayo Clinic radiologists and gastroenterologists are widely respected for their participation in developing and implementing virtual colonoscopy as a tool for colon cancer screening.
  • Experience in performing virtual colonoscopy. More than 400 people undergo virtual colonoscopy for colon cancer screening at Mayo Clinic each year.
  • Expert cancer care. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center meets strict standards for a National Cancer Institute comprehensive cancer center, which recognizes scientific excellence and a multidisciplinary approach to cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Learn more about gastroenterology expertise at Mayo Clinic.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders 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 digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for digestive disorders.

Sept. 21, 2017
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