Expertise and rankings

Experience and expertise

Mayo Clinic doctors have the training, experience and expertise needed to provide you with exactly the care you need.

Cystectomy and the reconstruction that follows are complex procedures that require highly skilled and extensively trained surgeons. Mayo Clinic urologic surgeons are experts at recognizing and treating potential complications after cystectomy. Surgeon experience is an important factor in recovery after surgery.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for urology by U.S. News & World report. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked highly performing for urology by U.S. News & World Report.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Aug. 25, 2017
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