Congenital myopathy care at Mayo Clinic

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Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurology), neuromuscular diseases, hereditary conditions (medical genetics), heart conditions (cardiology), lung conditions (pulmonology), musculoskeletal conditions (orthopedic surgery), physical therapy, eye conditions (ophthalmology) and other areas work together to provide the most appropriate treatment for you.


Doctors trained in pediatric neurology and pediatrics treat children who have congenital myopathies at Mayo Clinic. Children requiring hospitalization are cared for in Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.


The Children's Research Center at Mayo Clinic brings together doctors and scientists from a wide range of fields to work together to improve the health of newborns, children and adolescents facing challenging health conditions. Mayo Clinic researchers study the genetics, causes, and evaluation and treatment of congenital myopathies.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery, for orthopedics, and for rehabilitation by U.S. News & World Report.

Expertise and rankings

Each year, doctors at Mayo Clinic evaluate and treat about 60 children with congenital myopathies.

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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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

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March 05, 2020


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