Overview

Doctors work together to evaluate and treat patients at Mayo Clinic. A team approach

Mayo Clinic doctors work together to evaluate and treat people with heart conditions.

Mayo Clinic's cardiologists are experts in treating heart conditions, including those that are rare and complex. Successful treatment starts with an accurate diagnosis, and taking the time to get it right. At Mayo Clinic, top-ranked teams of specialists work together to provide comprehensive cardiovascular care.

A team focused on you

Mayo Clinic doctors utilize technology to evaluate patients.

Mayo Clinic doctors use technology to evaluate patients.

Your cardiologist talks with you and answers your questions. He or she may also consult with specialists in surgery, radiology, pathology, endocrinology and other areas, depending on your condition. After arriving at a diagnosis and discussing treatment options, your doctor will develop a treatment plan tailored to your needs.

Mayo Clinic's multidisciplinary approach to care means your test results are available quickly and appointments are scheduled in coordination. What might take months elsewhere can often be done in days here.

Experience

A Mayo Clinic doctor conducts a patient consult. Questions answered

A Mayo Clinic doctor talks with a woman about her heart condition.

Mayo Clinic's Department of Cardiovascular Medicine is one of the largest and most integrated practices in the United States. It has locations in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota and more than 240 cardiologists and 1,400 allied health staff trained in caring for heart patients.

This team of experts treats many heart conditions, including heart valve disease, coronary artery disease, congenital heart disease in adults, congenital heart defects in children, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, heart failure and heart rhythm disorders (arrhythmias).

Cardiovascular services are also provided to children at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota. Pediatric cardiologists work closely with other pediatric specialists to provide comprehensive care for children and adolescents.

Mayo Clinic Health System clinics, hospitals and health care facilities serve more than 60 communities in Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Heart care is provided at Mayo facilities in several cities, including:

  • Albert Lea, Minn.
  • Austin, Minn.
  • Mankato, Minn.
  • Owatonna, Minn.
  • Red Wing, Minn.
  • Eau Claire, Wis.
  • La Crosse, Wis.

Research to improve medical care

Mayo Clinic's cardiovascular medicine doctors are leaders in research that improves diagnosis and therapies for people with heart conditions. You may have an opportunity to be part of one of the clinic's many heart-related clinical trials.

Mayo Clinic's physician-scientists collaborate with researchers worldwide, contributing to advances in cardiovascular medicine that improve heart care for people everywhere.

May 10, 2018
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