The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

  1. Cochlear Implants Open a New World for Aida

    When Melinda and Matt Little found out their baby girl, Aida, was deaf, they wanted to do everything they could to enable her to hear. A multidisciplinary team at Mayo Clinic helped them achieve that goal. Last November, 7-month-old Aida Little was able to hear her parents' voices calling to her for the first time. [...]

  2. A Noise-Filled Hearing Loss Journey

    Suffering from severe hearing loss and struggling to find answers, Dianne Lee Needham turned to Mayo Clinic's Cochlear Implant Program. Here she shares in her own words how the care she received has dramatically improved her quality of life. Written by Dianne Lee Needham Three years ago, my hearing was fine until I flew from [...]

  3. Cochlear Implant Allows Judith Collins to Relish Her Life Again

    Over time, progressive hearing loss thwarted Judith Collin's enjoyment of family, friends and activities. Now a cochlear implant has restored her ability to enthusiastically engage with the people and pastimes she loves. Over the course of an exciting career, Judith Collins has been a professor of psychology, an author and a CIA officer. But 27 [...]

Dec. 06, 2018