Aortic aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic
Experience. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in blood vessel conditions (vascular medicine), blood vessel surgery (vascular and endovascular surgery), heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgery), heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiovascular diseases), and other areas have experience evaluating and treating aortic aneurysms. Mayo doctors evaluate and treat more than 6,500 people with aortic aneurysms each year.
Each Mayo Clinic location offers a vascular center, staffed by doctors and other specialists trained in vascular diseases. Vascular centers include the Gonda Vascular Center at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota and vascular centers at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona and Florida.
- Collaboration. Mayo Clinic doctors collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to diagnose and treat your condition.
- Treatment expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise and experience treating people with aortic aneurysms with the most current treatments and surgeries, including endovascular repair surgery, open-abdominal and open-chest repair surgery, and other treatments.
- Latest diagnostic tools. Mayo Clinic doctors use detailed imaging tests to accurately diagnose aortic aneurysms and determine the most appropriate treatment for you. Tests may include ultrasound, echocardiography, computerized tomography (CT) scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and other tests.
- Research. Mayo Clinic doctors study new and potential treatments for aortic aneurysms and conduct clinical trials.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for heart and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
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.
Daughter's Persistence Leads to Discovery of a Life-Threatening Aortic Aneurysm
Morgan Burke spent years urging her father, Tony Burke, to make a doctor's appointment. When Tony was 12 years old, he had open-heart surgery at Mayo Clinic to repair aortic stenosis. But as an adult, the 48-year-old avoided most medical care. "I'm just that type. I don't go to the doctor ever ? unless I'm [...]
Despite Two Aortic Aneurysms, Dennis Brennan Living the Life he Loves
Dennis Brennan met Albert Hakaim, M.D., a vascular surgeon at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, in January 2008. Then 73 years old and living in Ft. Meyers, Florida, Dennis had just learned that he had an abdominal aortic aneurysm ? a weakened and enlarged area in the lower part of the aorta, the main artery that [...]
Team Marrion Steps Out for Heart Health
Every year, Katie Ford, who works at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus, can be found with a plastic jar and a stack of donation envelopes, encouraging colleagues to support the activities of the American Heart Association. In particular, she urges them to sign up for the annual First Coast Heart Walk, which Mayo Clinic sponsors. Heart [...]
Locations, travel and lodging
Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.
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Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.
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Aug. 04, 2016