Expertise and rankings

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists), hand surgery (hand surgeons), bone and muscle conditions (orthopedists) and other experts have extensive experience in diagnosing and treating carpal tunnel syndrome.

Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat more than 4,800 people with carpal tunnel syndrome each year.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery and for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery and for orthopedics.

March 30, 2017
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